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Art Bilger speaks at GEAR UP Conference in San Francisco

This story was originally published on 7/19/2017. We are adding video taken from the GEAR UP Conference. Meeting the demands of the future workforce requires...

Five Things About Jobs President Trump Will Have To Fix

Dear President-Elect Trump, The jobs market is broken. We know you want to “Bring the jobs back!” So your first job is to fix...

October 2016 Jobs Report: A Look at the Changing Landscape of...

The latest jobs report from the Labor Department was released Friday ahead of the general election offering insight into the areas where employment is growing...

FutureWork: ‘A Year Up’ Is Redefining Talent in the 21st Century

“Talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not.” I first learned what this saying meant in 1987 when I served as a Big Brother in New...

Making the Military FutureProof

The private sector isn’t the only place that has to prepare for the labor market of the future. Even the U.S. military, a behemoth...

From our Founder Art Bilger

Welcome to WorkingNation, a national not-for-profit campaign to educate the American public about the looming unemployment crisis in this country and to start a...

Four Ways Globalization Affects American Workers

The world is becoming a smaller place, but is that a good or bad thing for American workers? Some say that free trade actually creates...

Candidates Running on Empty

When Lester Holt opened the first presidential debate with a question about jobs, it looked like the employment crisis might get the attention it deserves. Holt teed...

Pair of Animators Draw a Positive Picture of the Future

Some people spend their entire lives searching for their calling while others, perhaps the lucky, discover the path to that calling at a very...

Stop Ignoring the Skills Gap

What don't you need to stay employed? Another diploma. What you do need? Mad skills. So as you FutureProof yourself, take these steps to stop ignoring the...