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Jamie Dimon Looks to Fix the ‘National Catastrophe’ in U.S. Education

Seeing the problems in our education system in preparing students for today's jobs, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon has made addressing...

IBM CEO on 3 Big Ideas to Build New-Collar Skills

During a recent visit to the White House, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ivanka Trump about the best way...

Do Not Underestimate the Importance of Career Technical Education

As the unemployment rate levels off to what many economists consider "full employment," more and more the conversation about jobs has been turning to...

March Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate at 4.5 Percent, But There’s So...

March was a disappointing month for job growth, according to the latest report from the Labor Department. While the unemployment rate ticked down to its lowest...

A Conversation with Melody Barnes on Closing the Skills Gap

Since the Great Recession, the economy has rebounded and the unemployment rate has fallen from a high of 10 percent to 4.8 percent, which...

The Changing Nature of Work and How Smart Companies Are Adapting

This piece was originally published on Grads of LifeVoice. Last year my mom and dad retired after 39 and 41 years of teaching. My mom...

Girls Who Code: Nurturing the Next Generation of Engineering Leaders

It is becoming more apparent that no industry is immune to the problem of the employability gap, or skills gap. According to code.org, a non-profit...

Women at Work: Organization Helps Bridge the Gap

"There's a solution to the equal-pay problem: getting female workers into well-paying jobs in construction and engineering. All it takes is the right kind...

Mike Rowe: You Have to Make Work Cool Again to Make...

"It’s a bias, it’s misguided as any other prejudice with us today, and it poses a clear and present danger to our country’s overall...

Creating Workforce-Development Programs That Work for Everyone

By Martha Laboissiere and Mona Mourshed “The land of opportunity” — that is the promise of the United States. And one of the reasons the...

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