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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...
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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...

I Want That Job: Power line technician

Jacob Wageman served in the Marines for nine years. Upon being discharged, he was unsure of what he wanted to do. However, he soon...
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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...

Futuro Health expands effort to credential more health care workers

Futuro Health announced Thursday that it has added six new education partners to its effort to address the critical shortage of 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...

Constructing a skilled worker pipeline

Three out of four construction companies will have job openings this year. Water and sewer construction projects, bridge and highway, schools and hospitals are...