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Fast-tracking military aircraft mechanics to civilian careers

Transitioning out of the military can be a challenge as great as military service itself. There is much to navigate as service members try...

Trying to get back in the workforce? States are stepping up...

The jobless numbers for the week ending November 7 dropped to 709,000. That’s a decrease from the previous week of 48,000 claims. However, the...

Jobs are local. What’s happening in your state?

New U.S. jobless claims filings totaled 787,000 for the week ending October 17. This figure is the lowest since mid-March. It also represents a...

Need a job? States around the country are pushing to get...

Initial jobless claims came in at 840,000 for the week ending October 3, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Economists had been expecting...

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...
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Cracking the code: IT-Ready opens the tech industry door

September 2020 Update: Since the onset of COVID-19, Creating IT Futures has moved its no-cost, classroom-based IT-Ready curriculum online, while taking into account various...
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Equality is opportunity: INROADS turns dreams into reality

The lessons of the past continue to inform the present and future of INROADS, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing diversity in America’s...
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Free to succeed: The Last Mile trains the incarcerated to become...

Formerly incarcerated. It is a title that follows the check mark on the job application question “Have you been convicted of a criminal offense?” The...

Maine: Here’s how you can learn new skills for free

Nearly one in four Americans have filed for initial jobless claims in the past nine weeks, bringing the total to more than 38.6 million...

Business-led initiative creates pipeline of middle-skills workers

High school. Four-year college. Career. For decades it’s been touted as the best path to success. But as the economy has evolved, that path...