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Building a tech talent pipeline

Want to attract a $200 billion tech giant to your city? Then you might want to follow the lead of the “Capital Region.” Also...

From the battlefield to the classroom

Roughly 200,000 military veterans transition into civilian life every year. Some of them go directly into the job market. But others, armed with the...

Bridge the opportunity divide with 21st-century tools

We are two of the lucky ones. We both found careers that we love and are passionate about. However, sometimes, we can’t help but...

Marijuana is a high job-growth industry

On December 1, the first retail stores selling cannabis opened its doors in the state of Michigan. Illinois starts allowing the sale of the...

Students don’t feel their high schools prepare them for careers

High school students, their parents, and potential employers seem to agree on one important issue — high schoolers are not well prepared to enter...

Creating STEM job opportunities for lower-income adults

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have outpaced overall job growth, according to the Pew Research Center — a 79 percent increase...

Hotels use education incentives to retain workers

Hospitality is one of the largest industries in the U.S., employing roughly two million Americans. But it also is one of the toughest industries...

Disruption and innovation in the school-to-career model

The world of work is changing at a pace that we have never seen before and nobody feels that more than business. Keeping up with...

Veteran-friendly college focuses on international careers

The options available for veterans returning to college are numerous. According to the Veterans Administration, 20,505 schools are approved to accept the GI Bill,...

Is college worth the cost? A first look at ROI

Post-high school education can be a very expensive financial investment that doesn't come with a guarantee that you are going to get a career...