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How do you define a “quality job”?

The national unemployment rate sits at 3.5 percent, tying a historic low first set 50 years ago. We hear that headline number tossed around...

Nonprofit job growth is faster than in most other industries

It’s likely that if you ask someone what the fastest-growing industry is in the country, the nonprofit industry might not even make the list....

Employers, you’re leaving great talent on the table

In this day and age of near record lows of unemployment, it’s no secret that companies are struggling to recruit qualified candidates to fill...

“We need to develop a people-centered, rather than task-centered, economy.”

There is no question that across the country there is great uncertainty about what the future will look like and much debate about how...

The real unemployment numbers

I am joined in this week's episode of Work in Progress by Leo Hindery, former CEO of AT&T Broadband and founder and CEO of...

Jane Oates: Associations play a critical role in addressing workforce challenges

In a December episode of Association Chat, host KiKi L'Italien interviewed WorkingNation President Jane Oates about the "role associations play in facing workforce challenges and some...

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...

Opioid addiction crisis is making it harder to find workers in...

Concerns about substance abuse in the workplace aren’t new. That’s why employers have policies, pre-screenings, and dependent upon the type of work, random drug...

NYC sends FedEx delivery robots packing

Roxo, FedEx’s autonomous same-day delivery bot, hit the streets of NYC this week, to a brutally cold reception from New York City officials. Though the...

Hands-on experience bridges the gap between military and civilian jobs

During his two-decade career in the U.S. Air Force, 41-year-old Aaron Bowman says he was always thinking a few steps ahead about his career,...