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The COVID-19 job market

There's been a seismic shift in the job market since mid-March. More than 38 million people have lost their jobs and applied for unemployment...

Jobs Recovery: Prepare for 1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Back

I don't think anyone will be surprised by the April jobs numbers when they are released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics next week....

Job creation: Keeping workspaces and public places safe and clean

Around the country, as many as 50 percent of the existing businesses are considered essential and are remaining open during the COVID-19 shutdown. For...

One in seven veterans work in industries at risk of massive...

Another 5.2 million workers filed for unemployment benefits last week, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, bringing the total for the last four...

Interactive talent network puts veterans to work

Transitioning from a military career to a civilian career can be challenging. Often, it’s not a matter of talent, but a matter of translation....

We must help make college more affordable for low-income Americans

The worldwide proliferation of coronavirus has prompted a global recession. Colleges and universities, particularly community colleges, will be called upon to provide the knowledge...

The March unemployment numbers don’t tell the whole story

The jobless numbers are changing rapidly. On Thursday, the states reported that more than ten million people had filed for unemployment claims over the...

What will the future of remote work look like?

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the economy. Millions of workers are now working remotely and millions more have lost their jobs. It is too...

The most vulnerable workers are being hit the hardest

The COVID-19 pandemic has already led to a significant increase in layoffs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were 281,000 new unemployment...

New unemployment claims are soaring

Filings for unemployment benefits are soaring because of coronavirus related layoffs, putting stress on state jobless claims systems. Last week, new claim filings rose...