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Hands-on learning increases Oklahoma’s nursing talent pipeline

We are all aware of the strain that the pandemic put on health care systems and the difficulty states face due to nursing shortages....

At-risk youth train for in-demand careers in learn and earn program

More than any other demographic, Californians age 16 to 24 years old suffered the worst unemployment rate during pandemic. While it’s improving—from a high...

Work-based learning teaches soft skills to the neurodivergent

This is an eye-opening statistic: 81% of people with autism do not have a job or are underemployed. For the past two years, the...

An Alabama high school gives students pathways to careers and home...

In a once-thriving Alabama neighborhood, high school students are combining work-based learning in the construction and real estate trades with in-classroom courses with an...

Back to Work: Opportunities include trainings, apprenticeships, and work-based learning

The unemployment rate for November was 6.7%, down from the October rate of 6.9%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). “In November,...

You’re done with high school. You want a good job? Now...

What’s next for the recent high school graduate? Particularly in this difficult economic period, what are the options available to young adults? “The labor market...

Future-ready: Expanding the work-based learning pipeline

Entering the job market is tough for first-timers. More and more, employers are seeking applicants with real-world experience, not just an education. Research from...

Jane Oates discusses work-based learning with TechCrunch

WorkingNation President Jane Oates is quoted in TechCrunch.  Jane comments on a study in Inside Higher Education where experts focused on the benefits of...

Work-Based Learning Town Hall

A trend that is beginning to define the future of skills training is the rise of work-based learning opportunities. Whatever form they take —...

New CompTIA think tank to foster a ‘tech talent revolution’

The tech workforce pipeline is more than a computer science degree and a job with a Silicon Valley tech giant. Getting high school students...