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WorkingNation in the News

It’s been a busy week for the WorkingNation team. WGN Radio Chief Content and Programming Officer Joan Lynch and Editor-in-Chief Ramona Schindelheim sat down with Justin...

Jane Oates discusses work-based learning with TechCrunch

WorkingNation President Jane Oates is quoted in TechCrunch.  Jane comments on a study in Inside Higher Education where experts focused on the benefits of...

Millions of older adults are choosing work over retirement

Two decades ago, 10 percent of Americans over the age of 65 skipped the traditional retirement age and kept working. Today, that number has...

WorkingNation’s look at shortage of cybersecurity experts featured on PBS SciTech...

Part of our WorkingNation mission is to help identify where the jobs of the future will be as rapid changes in technology continue to...

First suggestion: Don’t panic!

When we produced our Slope of the Curve video for WorkingNation in 2016, we cited a  recent Oxford University study that suggests as many as...

Finding purpose and happiness in the future of work

Technology is a double-edged sword, particularly in the workplace. We’re shifting away from labor-intensive industrial jobs toward knowledge-based, highly-skilled jobs. Innovation and evolution in...

We’re living longer and working longer

The economy is changing. Rapidly-accelerating innovation in technology is eliminating some jobs and creating new ones. We’re seeing the workforce shifting toward knowledge-based, highly-skilled...

WorkingNation moderates future of work panels at SXSW EDU

More than 7,000 people were in attendance when the ninth annual SXSW EDU conference kicked off in Austin on Monday. The four-day live event...

Jane Oates discusses the future of skills training with Voice of...

Lifelong learning and reskilling are necessities in a continually shifting labor market. The traditional education system and current skills training programs are not enough...

Jane Oates talks about re-skilling after layoffs and preparing for the...

This week's news that General Motors will cut more than 14,000 jobs and close five North American plants was a shock, especially in a...