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The most vulnerable workers are being hit the hardest

The COVID-19 pandemic has already led to a significant increase in layoffs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were 281,000 new unemployment...

COVID-19: From remote working to remote learning

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the workforce and education in almost every way. Many offices and businesses are being told to shut their doors...

Remote learning: Skilling up with online courses

For the past 14 years, the TGR Foundation: A Tiger Woods Charity has been helping kids and teenagers discover their passion for a STEM...

Eliminating hiring bias to create a stronger workforce

We often say that talent is everywhere, but there are barriers to opportunity. Gender, race, and class can prevent a hiring manager from considering...

Closing the skills gap: The frictionless pathway

Ryan Craig has been talking about closing the skills gap longer than most people. It's been his passion, and his company's mission. And when...

Futuro Health: Meeting the demand for certified health care workers

When you think about healthcare careers, doctors and nurses probably come to mind first. But there is a looming demand for allied health care...

Access equals opportunity: The WGU higher ed model

Western Governors University describes itself as “education without borders”. The fully online university is the nation’s first and largest competency-based university designed to give all...

Reimagining the role of career services on campus

For the majority of young adults who enroll in college, the expected outcome is simple: a good career that will earn them a good...

Exploring the #PowerOfWork with Goodwill’s CEO

When you think of Goodwill Industries, your first thought may be of the ubiquitous stores that sell gently-used clothes and household goods. While that...

Richard Haass: Skills gap is a “slow motion crisis”

This week on Work in Progress, I sit down with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, to discuss the reasons why...