All posts by Richard Schumacher

  • Workers Don't Expect Things to Return to Normal
    Workforce Development News – August 10, 2020

    This week: Unemployment Fell-But The Recovery Seems To Be Slowing Down, COVID-19 Spike and Employment Slowdown, A Growing Side Effect of the Pandemic: Permanent Job Loss, What Coronavirus Job Losses Reveal About Racism in America, Housing Distress...

    • Posted August 10, 2020
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  • Can Masks Save Us From More Lockdowns?
    Workforce Development News – August 3, 2020

    This week: Visualizing Vulnerable Jobs Across America, Can Masks Save Us From More Lockdowns?, Economic Impact of COVID-19 So Far, How Bad Is Your State’s Covid-19 Outbreak?, Remote Managers Are Having Trust Issues, Step-By-Step Process for Handling...

    • Posted August 3, 2020
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  • What Safe Shopping Looks Like During the Pandemic
    Workforce Development News – July 27, 2020

    This week: What Safe Shopping Looks Like During the Pandemic, Key Customer Service Skills, Social Distancing Steady as Pandemic Worsens, More People in the US Are Hospitalized with Covid-19 than at Almost Any Other Time, Setting the...

    • Posted July 27, 2020
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  • America’s Hidden Economic Crisis: Widespread Wage Cuts
    Workforce Development News – July 20, 2020

    This week: How The Experts Are Measuring The Economic Recovery, Overwhelmed Morgues-Crowded Hospitals-Older Americans Stuck at Home, Second Coronavirus Death Surge Is Coming, Federal Reserve Beige Book, America’s Hidden Economic Crisis: Widespread Wage Cuts, Country’s Economic Performance...

    • Posted July 20, 2020
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  • What Would It Take to Reskill Entire Industries?
    Workforce Development News – July 13, 2020

    This week: Economists Think Congress Could Create An Economic Disaster This Summer, What Would It Take to Reskill Entire Industries?, Business Confidence Beginning to Rebound as Firms Grapple with Effects of COVID-19, Employees Are Feeling Less Prepared,...

    • Posted July 13, 2020
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  • Office Reentry Plans Must Account for Medically Vulnerable Employees
    Workforce Development News – July 6, 2020

    This week: Tracking the COVID-19 Economic Devastation, More People Are Losing Their Jobs Permanently, COVID-19 Situation Increasingly Bleak, Employers Added 4.8 Million Jobs Before New Spike In Infections, Unemployment Rate is Higher than Officially Recorded, How Far...

    • Posted July 6, 2020
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  • What To Look For In A Face Mask
    Workforce Development News – June 29, 2020

    This week: Why Reopening Isn't Enough To Save The Economy, Skills Are Bridges Not Gaps, Can the Great Recession Guide Responses to the Pandemic-Driven Economic Crisis?, New Plan Sees St. Louis Becoming Hub for Geospatial Sector, Where...

    • Posted June 29, 2020
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  • Economic Impact of Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
    Workforce Development News – June 22, 2020

    This week: Race Gaps in COVID-19 Deaths Are Even Bigger than They Appear, Experiences with the COVID-19 Outbreak Can Vary for Americans of Different Ages, Rural America Was Always More Vulnerable to COVID-19, Economic Impact of Closing...

    • Posted June 22, 2020
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  • Work Life After COVID-19
    Workforce Development News – June 15, 2020

    This week: Reasons The Pandemic Is So Very Far From Over, Unemployment Rose Higher in Three Months of COVID-19 than It Did in Two Years of the Great Recession, COVID-19 Precautions Abound Amid Slow Return to Workplace,...

    • Posted June 15, 2020
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  • Black Americans Face Higher COVID-19 Risks
    Workforce Development News – June 8, 2020

    This week: Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial Justice, May’s Jobs Report Brought Good News—But Not For Everyone, Losing Sight of Workers in Protecting Paychecks, Things We Know About Race and Policing, Use COVID-19 Downtime to...

    • Posted June 8, 2020
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