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HBI turns soldiers into skilled trades workers

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on Nov. 12, 2018. Before he enlisted in the U.S. Army, Staff Sgt. John Pomelow’s dream was to...

The Last Mile: Highly-successful inmate jobs program expands to a fifth...

The Last Mile, the highly-successful inmate jobs program that provides computer coding and web development training to incarcerated individuals, has expanded to a fifth...

Extending the ripple effects of leadership development

Good leaders analyze and tackle problems, inspire and motivate others, build relationships, and foster collaboration in pursuit of their goals. But their impacts can...

Training the formerly incarcerated

Studies have shown the most effective weapon against recidivism is meaningful employment. Yet according to the Prison Policy Initiative, 27 percent of the formerly...

Service year that comes with rewards

Last month, more than 3,000 young adults across the country made a year-long commitment to help K-12 students living in areas of concentrated poverty...

Manufacturers turn to local partnerships to upskill workers

Manufacturing job growth is slowing. After adding 22,000 jobs a month in 2018, the industry has seen that number drop to 6,000 a month...
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All hands on deck: Living the dream with 7-Eleven franchising

Evelyn Scott spent years dreaming, planning and saving for her next career move after she retired from the United States Navy. She was going...
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Employers salute skills: The value of the American veteran

Note: This article was originally published on Nov. 10, 2017. Aaron Harper asks a simple question, one which emerged from his experience transitioning from the...

Empowering military veterans by tackling workforce challenges

For the hundreds of veteran-serving professionals who gathered for the Warrior Community Integration Symposium in Atlanta this September, the ultimate goal is to help...

Carolinas HealthCare System matches a veterans military skills to civilian jobs

The Shaping the Future Workforce series looks at innovative business solutions for developing skilled workers for 21st-century jobs. Note: This article was originally published...