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Wake up and smell the ROI, or else

This will be a departure from many of my blogs at least with regard to tone. In those, I have often been empathic and compassionate...

Unemployment rate is lowest since 1969: Is that the whole story?

Are we living in the best economic times since Woodstock was a thing and Neil Armstrong walked on the moon? The jobs report from...

Discovering the value of work-based learning opportunities

Dynamic changes are happening in the job market in response to technological shifts and the low unemployment rate. Skilled labor shortages are rampant across...

Free to Succeed: The Last Mile trains the incarcerated to become...

Formerly incarcerated. It is a title that follows the check mark on the job application question “Have you been convicted of a criminal offense?” The...

World Economic Forum: Machines are taking over (most, but not all)...

A more optimistic picture of the future of work was the message in the World Economic Forum's report on the impact of new technologies...

Wages finally show signs of life in biggest jump since 2009

Americans may finally see the benefits of a shrinking labor pool as wages rose at its fastest rate in nine years. It is more positive...

Survey: Americans say happy days are here – and soon to...

The lingering scars from the Great Recession are still prevalent in many American workers’ minds this Labor Day. According to the latest Work Trends...

Improve your college game plan with these 5 rules

Having a game plan is essential for making informed decisions about postsecondary education. Instead of leaving their financial independence to chance, potential students should...

Per Scholas: Three solutions to the cybersecurity worker shortage

There is more public awareness about cybersecurity and yet one flaw stands out which code alone cannot solve, the shortage of skilled workers. A...

Small businesses say worker shortage is biggest challenge

Small businesses are the engines that run America. They make up 99.9 percent of the 5.83 million companies in the country, employ nearly half...

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