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When our youth lead, communities thrive

February is Youth Leadership Month, a month dedicated to celebrating young people who take on leadership roles and focused on encouraging those who have...

Could a common language solve the skills gap puzzle?

When it comes to effective job hunting, education and training, talent recruiting, and a city’s economic development, what is the most important common factor? It’s...

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...

Reinventing the path to tech careers

Due to millions of Americans facing overwhelming student loan debt, the nation is turning towards alternatives to a traditional college education. Just as Make...

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...

Businesses should be leaders in training workers

Preparing the workforce of the future can’t happen in silos. Reskilling and training workers for the changing nature of jobs in the near and...

Discovering the value of work-based learning opportunities

Dynamic changes are happening in the job market in response to technological shifts and the low unemployment rate. Skilled labor shortages are rampant across...

There are many stories to be told about the future of...

When it comes to reporting about the future of work, the guiding principle set out at the top of the Poynter Institute and WorkingNation...

Work-Based Learning: A WorkingNation Town Hall

While the job market continues to churn, workers and employers struggle to match people, skills and jobs. Work-related mentoring, co-ops, internships and apprenticeships are becoming a...

Study: States are getting smarter about data-driven policy

Data-driven and evidence-based policies could become the standard for states looking to allocate resources wisely and create better outcomes for residents. A new study...