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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...

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...

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