All posts tagged "Work Skills"

  • Workplace Basics: The Competencies Employers Want
    Workforce Development News – November 23, 2020

    This week: Workplace Basics: The Competencies Employers Want, Encourage Employee Accountability, Even A Small Thanksgiving Is Dangerous, Mask Mandates Work To Slow Spread Of Coronavirus, You’re Delegating-It’s Not Working-Here’s Why, Stay Customer-Centric in Uncertain Times, 62% Say...

    • Posted November 23, 2020
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  • Unemployment Among Young Workers
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 14, 2020

    This week: Economists’ Scenarios For The Recovery Haven’t Changed Very Much, Labor Market Doesn’t Have a ‘Skills Gap’—It Has an Opportunity Gap, Firms Anticipate COVID-19 Uncertainty to Persist but Not Worsen, Case for Upskilling, Skills for an...

    • Posted September 14, 2020
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  • How U.S. Shopping Behavior is Changing
    Workforce Development News – August 31, 2020

    This week: Great Consumer Shift-How Shopping Behavior is Changing, More Americans Say They Are Regularly Wearing Masks in Stores, Promote Racial Equity in the Workplace, Restaurant Dining in the Next Normal, Unnecessary Crisis in the American Workforce,...

    • Posted August 31, 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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  • 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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  • Coronavirus Testing Still Falls Short
    Workforce Development News – May 11, 2020

    This week: Companies Should Start Reskilling Their Workforces Now, The Terrible Jobs Report Gets Worse The More You Read It, How COVID-19 Affected the Labor Market, Making Sense of The Monthly Jobs Report, State of Employment in...

    • Posted May 11, 2020
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  • Reopening the U.S.
    Workforce Development News – May 4, 2020

    This week: Reopening the U.S., Nearly 20 Percent Of The U.S. Labor Force Has Filed For Unemployment, Education Is Critical for Jobseekers During A Downturn, PPP Forgivable Loans Will be Unforgiving for Many, 14% With Likely COVID-19...

    • Posted May 4, 2020
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  • Eighth District Beige Book Summary of Economic Activity
    Workforce Development News – March 9, 2020

    This week: Prosperity is Increasing in America’s Largest Metro Areas-But Not for Everyone, Forget Seattle and L.A.-We Should Bet Big on St. Louis and Baltimore, What It Takes to Run a Great Virtual Meeting, Eighth District Beige...

    • Posted March 9, 2020
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  • How to Upskill
    Workforce Development News – January 13, 2020

    This week: Low Unemployment Isn’t Worth Much If The Jobs Barely Pay, Here’s Where The Jobs Are, Taming Complexity, Is College Still Worth It? The New Calculus of Falling Returns, The White Working Class: Declining Mostly Due...

    • Posted January 13, 2020
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  • Biosciences careers
    Workforce Development News – Dec. 9, 2019

    This week: Understanding The U.S. Economy: Lots Of Rotten Jobs, Kansas City’s New Model for Job Skills Training, Understanding the Skills Gap—and What Employers Can Do About It, MERIC's 2019 Missouri Career Grades Report, Despite Job Boom...

    • Posted December 9, 2019
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