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How COVID-19 is impacting the workforce

WorkingNation is following the impact of the COVID-19 on the workforce and the future of work. As businesses and schools temporarily shut their physical doors...

How will COVID-19 impact how we work in the future?

Ramona Schindelheim, Editor-in-Chief of WorkingNation, joins WGN's Justin Kaufmann once again to discuss how we are changing the way we work amid the COVID-19...

Eliminating hiring bias to create a stronger workforce

We often say that talent is everywhere, but there are barriers to opportunity. Gender, race, and class can prevent a hiring manager from considering...

Small business creating living wage jobs for the formerly incarcerated

There are an estimated five million formerly incarcerated Americans. And for many, finding a job after leaving prison or jail is a challenge. The unemployment...

When our youth lead, communities thrive

February is Youth Leadership Month, a month dedicated to celebrating young people who take on leadership roles and focused on encouraging those who have...

Rural innovation hubs: Plugging America’s brain drain

Rural America has been challenged to rebound from the Great Recession. Wage and job  growth have struggled and are well-below those in urban areas....

Evolving with tech education will help your career

February 16 marks the beginning of National Engineers Week, a week founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951 to ensure...

Latino entrepreneurs are growing in number

An incredible momentum is building for a sector of entrepreneurs, with little indication of slowing down. It’s great news for Latino business owners; their...

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....