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Older workers face accelerating concerns in the workforce

Another 2.1 million Americans filed for jobless benefits last week, bringing the total to more than 40 million in the past 10 weeks. The economic...

Job training for the most vulnerable workers

For older adults, there is much to be concerned about in connection with COVID-19. Not only are they at greater health risk from the...

Integrating and leveraging the skills of older workers

Workers 65 and older are the fastest-growing segment of the nation’s workforce. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that between 2014 and 2024...

Coming back from a career break

If you're in your 40s or older, and you had a chance to live and work as if you were in your 20s again,...

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...

The nature of work is changing: Are you ready?

In 60 percent of all occupations, about a third of the tasks could be automated right now, according to a recent McKinsey study. This...

Preview NJTV’s broadcast of our Town Hall: “Re-Skilling the Mid-Career Workforce”

WorkingNation presents a must-see television event for every current or potential mid-career job-seeker in the state of New Jersey. NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, will...

Heldrich Center’s Carl Van Horn and Maria Heidkamp appointed to N.J....

Helping New Jersey become a 21st-century economy was a key component of Governor-elect Phil Murphy's campaign and he has selected two transition team members...

Going the distance: How longevity will change how we work

As human beings, we are a hardy bunch. We've overcome millennia of diseases, famines and wars to prosper and thrive throughout the globe. Living...

WorkingNation & Heldrich Center Town Hall raises awareness of the mid-career...

It began with WorkingNation's stark warning about an impending employment crisis. But the mood at our first Town Hall on "Re-skilling the Mid-Career Workforce" shifted...