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8 programs addressing the highest unemployment rates in the U.S.

WorkingNation is always looking at stories addressing how different parts of the United States are trying to get unemployed people back into the workforce. The...

Looking for work? Here are 8 ways 8 states are trying...

As coronavirus shutdowns rolled across the country, tens of millions of people lost their jobs or were put on temporary furlough by April. Now,...

Online educator offering courses for jobs available now

When the world had to pause and pivot because of COVID-19, companies, schools, and people scrambled to find tools and platforms that not only...

“We have an unemployment crisis. Now what?”

For the past five years, WorkingNation's team of business leaders, educators, journalists, and storytellers has crisscrossed the country to learn all we can about...

Opportunity America report: Community colleges can be the primary provider of...

What is it going to take for American workers who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 to find employment? What post-COVID path should...

WorkingNation’s Jane Oates discusses pandemic impact on workers and students

WorkingNation president Jane Oates has worked in both education and workforce development. In the wake of COVID-19 and the employment crisis it has triggered,...

Wes Moore: Eliminating barriers to economic opportunities

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic began to take its toll on the economy, millions of Americans were already struggling financially, living just one pay...

Job training for the most vulnerable workers

For older adults, there is much to be concerned about in connection with COVID-19. Not only are they at greater health risk from the...

What is the best pathway to a good job, now and...

COVID-19 has taken a disastrous toll on the workforce. More than 20.5 million jobs were lost or furloughed in April, bringing the total number...

Coping with the mental stress of losing a job

COVID-19 is creating a lot of fear and uncertainty, not just around physical health, but mental health, too. Losing a job is much more than...