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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...

Rewiring the Labor Market

Imagine a country where all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential. That's the goal of the nonprofit social enterprise Opportunity@Work. Created...

Art Bilger Talks Jobs on Baltimore Public Radio

Spreading the word about solutions to the four variables — globalization, technology, longevity (people staying in the workforce longer), and education — that are...

Why CEOs Are Looking at Third-Graders to Help Solve the Skills...

U.S. companies are experiencing a very real “skills gap.” More than 90 percent of Business Roundtable CEOs report that "current skills shortages present a problem...

FutureWork: Model of the Future

As manufacturing jobs “re-shore” back to the U.S., employers are working to re-design education to fill millions of highly-technical jobs with people able to...

Donald Trump Vows to be the Greatest Jobs Producer God Ever...

At his first press conference since winning the election, President-Elect Donald Trump didn't hold back on his expectations for bringing jobs back to the United...

Generation Program: Connecting Millennials With Companies and Skills

Janeva Mitchell, 23, was working overnights on the weekends at Denny's and raising her daughter when she found out about Generation from a family...

How ‘Year Up’ Is Helping Bridge the Opportunity Divide

Did you know there are 6 million young adults without education beyond a high school diploma who are looking for good jobs, and over the next...

How the Markle Foundation Is Working to Expand Opportunities For Employment

We are facing the greatest period of economic change since the Industrial Revolution with advancements in technology adding new demands on the workforce. For...

FutureWork: The Olympics of Robotics

Educational approaches that emphasize problem-solving and teamwork are preparing the workforce of tomorrow for any possibility. At the international VEX Worlds Robotics Competition, "VEX Robotics World...

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