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Students don’t feel their high schools prepare them for careers

High school students, their parents, and potential employers seem to agree on one important issue — high schoolers are not well prepared to enter...

Skill shapes: A new way to talk about workforce needs

A new vocabulary is emerging in an increasingly complex labor market, according to the Strada Institute for the Future of Work. One that will...

Creating STEM job opportunities for lower-income adults

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have outpaced overall job growth, according to the Pew Research Center — a 79 percent increase...

Disruption and innovation in the school-to-career model

The world of work is changing at a pace that we have never seen before and nobody feels that more than business. Keeping up with...

Demand for STEM-skilled workers continues to grow

By one measure, in the near future, 80 percent of all professions will require some knowledge of science, technology, engineering, or math. This doesn't...
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HBI turns soldiers into skilled trades workers

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on Nov. 12, 2018. Before he enlisted in the U.S. Army, Staff Sgt. John Pomelow’s dream was to...

‘Keeping America’s Promise’ Town Hall on veteran employment

Note: This article was originally published on March 6, 2018. The value of the American veteran in the civilian working world is often overlooked. Raising...

We need everybody off the bench

Technology is changing how we do our jobs and its having an impact on businesses big and small. There are more than seven million...

About the debate: We have some questions about the future of...

In the latest Economist/YouGov poll, 73 percent of respondents believe that unemployment is a problem, and 43 percent say it is a serious one....

Manufacturers turn to local partnerships to upskill workers

Manufacturing job growth is slowing. After adding 22,000 jobs a month in 2018, the industry has seen that number drop to 6,000 a month...