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Understanding How American Workers Progress to Higher-Wage Jobs

Preliminary research findings identify the career pathways that allow workers to move from low-wage jobs to middle-wage or higher-wage jobs. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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America’s Dual Recession

Before COVID-19 shut down entire sectors of the US economy, the US workforce was becoming increasingly polarized along educational, racial, and geographic lines. Now, those…

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As COVID Leaves Millions Unemployed, Here’s How Workforce Funders Are Evolving

It’s often pointed out that the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare existing systemic problems for the nation and the world to see. That certainly applies…

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Skills-Based Hiring: Opportunity or Illusion?

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the 128-month post-Great Recession recovery—the longest U.S. economic expansion on record—with job losses and an economic contraction on a scale not…

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After the Pandemic Vol III: Reimagining the Future of Education and Work

Lifelong Access to Coaching for a Resilient Workforce (pp. 86-90) In this third volume, we partnered with Emsi to explore how post-pandemic recovery efforts will…

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With Help from Big Companies, R.I. To Launch $45-million Initiative to Get Residents Back to Work

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina Raimondo on Tuesday unveiled a $45-million initiative aimed at getting Rhode Islanders back in the workforce with better, higher-paying jobs to…

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The Pandemic Has Accelerated Demands for a More Skilled Work Force

Economists, business leaders and labor experts have warned for years that a coming wave of automation and digital technology would upend the work force, destroying…

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In This Time of Crisis, We Must Step Up and Take Action to Widen Access to Good Jobs

In This Time of Crisis, We Must Step Up and Take Action to Widen Access to Good Jobs We must address the broken systems that…

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Our Essential Service: Driving a National Digital Skills Agenda to Ensure Access & Equity in an A.D. Workforce

Moderator: Zoë Baird, CEO & President, Markle Foundation Panelists: Chike Aguh, DigitalUS Coalition & Senior Principal, Future of Work Lead at McChrystal Group Brian Napack, President…

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Digital US Launches With A Roadmap To Achieve Digital Resilience For American Workers

Digital US, a national coalition focused on equipping all U.S. workers with essential digital skills by 2030, today released a report “Building a Digitally Resilient…

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Digital Transformation and Digital Divide Post COVID-19

Over the past two months, several countries across the world have experienced various forms of remote work and distance learning as governments were coming to…

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Nine Questions You Should Always Ask Job Candidates

An interview with a potential hire isn’t just a way to learn more details about their skills and experience — it’s a chance to have…