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Constructing a Career: HBI turns soldiers into skilled trades workers

Before he enlisted in the U.S. Army, Staff Sgt. John Pomelow’s dream was to one day build his own home. With the skills he’s acquired...

I Want That Job: Wind Turbine Technician

If you have a healthy respect for heights and want to work in renewable energy, becoming a Wind Turbine Technician can be your entry...

World Economic Forum: Machines are taking over (most, but not all)...

A more optimistic picture of the future of work was the message in the World Economic Forum's report on the impact of new technologies...

The Job Shaming Game: How to shake it off

A recent USA Today article on job shaming talked about former Cosby Show actor, Geoffrey Owens, being seen and shamed for working as a bagger...

Wages finally show signs of life in biggest jump since 2009

Americans may finally see the benefits of a shrinking labor pool as wages rose at its fastest rate in nine years. It is more positive...

Small businesses say worker shortage is biggest challenge

Small businesses are the engines that run America. They make up 99.9 percent of the 5.83 million companies in the country, employ nearly half...

If the unemployment rate is so low, why aren’t wages going...

The U.S. labor market generally works on the law of supply and demand. When the unemployment rate is low and businesses are hiring, employers...

Gig economy and job training highlight CodeCon 2018 discussion

This past week, media companies, tech companies, policymakers, and the people interested in what they are doing, gathered in Ranchos Palos Verdes, California, for...

Get where the hiring manager is coming from and get hired

As much pressure as you feel being out of work —and I’m not minimizing how rough that is—there is much pressure on the hiring...

March jobs report: Hiring pace off target, though record streak continues

We got a weaker than expected headline number from the March jobs report, but a record-setting number in hiring none-the-less. Last month, employers added 103,000...

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