workforce development Tag Archive

Data You Can Use: Keeping Pace With Labor Market Change

Riding the crest of the Roaring ‘20s, the Casa Loma Orchestra recorded the iconic song “Happy Days Are Here Again” on October 29,...

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The Need for Upskilling and Reskilling in a Time of Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, we have seen many changes to daily life and work. The past few months brought school and...

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Early Ed in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Research tells us that a child’s experiences in the early years build a foundation of social, emotional and cognitive development that...

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Continuing Efforts to Connect Education to the Workforce

Historically, state policymakers have sought ways to connect people to quality education that leads to sustaining and fulfilling jobs. As...

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Governors Leading the Way to Career Readiness

Recognizing that the key to financial success increasingly can be found in higher levels of education, America’s governors are taking...

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Key Insights for State Action on Educational Attainment, Workforce Development

Almost 65% of jobs today require education after high school — and that proportion is only expected to grow, leaving behind millions of...

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Workforce Development: What Motivates States to Act?

Over the last month we explored the how of workforce development, but what motivates states to act? Recent reports suggest that if certain...

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Workforce Development Boards: Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

As states assess their workforce needs and opportunities for further economic development, workforce boards commonly go beyond the 12...

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Workforce Development: Who Has a Seat at the Table?

As any good meeting planner will tell you, one needs to ensure the right individuals attend. Those who can provide insight and guidance to...

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Connecting Education to the Workforce

Researchers project that 85% of the jobs that will comprise the workforce in 2030 don’t currently exist today. Developing a workforce...

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