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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...

Moving from incarceration into the workforce

Each year, more than nine million people who have served time in state or federal prison or county jails are released back into their...

Creating more job opportunities for underserved communities

While the headline unemployment rate is low, underemployment rates are not. At the same time, almost half of all employers — 46 percent —...

Big businesses are helping workers reach their educational goals

It’s no secret that education equates to more gainful employment. Statistically, someone with a bachelor’s or a masters degree is more likely to be...

Candidates offer few details on creating good jobs now and in...

As 20 candidates for the Democratic nomination for president lined up in Detroit for two nights of debates, just 10 miles away in Warren,...

States developing strategies to understand in-demand skills and connect workers

For the better part of a year, state governors and their workforce development teams have been gathering every few months to work on the...

The Table: Your job does not define you

When you meet someone new, what is the first thing you ask them? Most likely the answer to that question is “what do you...

Innovation in business takes center stage at Florida’s Synapse Summit

You may not know this, but Florida is much more than a place for "hurricanes, alligators, and tourism." Innovation lives here. That's the motto...

Jane Oates discusses the future of skills training with Voice of...

Lifelong learning and reskilling are necessities in a continually shifting labor market. The traditional education system and current skills training programs are not enough...

Do Something Awesome in 2018: Year in Review

The future of workforce development took our Do Something Awesome filmmakers to some unlikely locales in 2018. The mini-documentary series touched down in Alaska,...