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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...

Work-Based Learning: A WorkingNation Town Hall

While the job market continues to churn, workers and employers struggle to match people, skills and jobs. Work-related mentoring, co-ops, internships and apprenticeships are becoming a...