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Employers offering perks to attract job-seekers

In a tight labor market, some employers say it’s difficult to find qualified workers and are increasing their benefits in order to attract workers.

Employment

Shortage of skilled trades workers creates effort reaching out to Quad City schools

Bettendorf, Iowa - There aren't enough young workers coming into the trades to fill the jobs left open by skilled retirees.<p>It's something builders in …

School Districts

New jobs center to open in Woonsocket

Public-private partnership will help ensure that workers can access training says governor<p>WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Gov. Gina Raimondo on Tuesday announced …

Rhode Island

Should colleges be more open with students about employment odds?

Mike Kenig is vice chairman of Atlanta-based Holder Construction. In this guest column, he urges passage of the College Transparency Act, which would …

Higher Education

Ivanka Trump: We are pushing for more education for mid- and late-career workers

Ivanka Trump is helping the White House launch a new program Thursday intended to beef up training and education for American workers as the U.S. …

Donald Trump

Chicago’s skills training solution: It starts with a job

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future has an important mission: matching businesses in need of skilled workers with qualified unemployed or underemployed …

Employment

Cybersecurity Professionals Wanted: Experts weigh in on closing the skills gap

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing sectors in information technology and the demand for cybersecurity professionals is outpacing the supply …

Employment

Taking the Time to Connect the Community to Career Opportunities

Over the past five years or so, workforce data has been sending a strong message: there is a difference between the expectation that employers have …

Employment

Google can't find enough workers, so it's working with Collin County Community College to help - Dallas Business Journal

By Neetish Basnet <br>– Digital media intern, Dallas Business Journal<p>Jul 16, 2018, 2:36pm CDT<p>Google is collaborating with a North Texas community college …

College & University

Why There’s an Imbalance Between Education and Job Skills in the U.S.

Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce speaks at Fortune’s 2018 Brainstorm Tech conference.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce

This is what work will look like in 2100

Some futurists believe that believe that automation will push future workers to tasks that are quintessentially human, and that things like standardized working hours and traditional hierarchies will disappear.<p>The workplace has evolved dramatically in the past 100, 50, even 10 years; but to the …

The Workplace

Without Better Training, U.S. Will Fall Short on Workers, Economists Say

White House council suggests better training programs to help draw workers off labor force sidelines<p>White House economists have identified a potential stumbling block to maintaining the U.S. economy’s momentum: a lack of well-trained workers.<p>The economy appears poised to expand this year at the …

The White House

7 Skills That Aren’t About to Be Automated

Today’s young professionals grew up in an age of mind-boggling technological change, seeing the growth of the internet, the invention of the smartphone, and the development of machine-learning systems. These advances all point toward the total automation of our lives, including the way we work and …

Albert Einstein

College Promise programs have staying power

College Promise programs and the idea of “free” tuition for college students have picked up steam as a means to corral soaring education costs and …

College & University

Millennials worry that one job is not enough to make ends meet

While the side-hustle is a popular way to make extra money, for many millennials it may be more of a necessity than a choice.<p>Taylor Rondestvedt, 25, …

Personal Finance

Report finds Triad employers top state in struggle to find qualified workers

About half of North Carolina’s employers — corporations, small businesses, and mom-and-pop stores — are struggling to find qualified workers for open …

Employment

Inside top employers’ strategy to keep talent: better benefits, competitive compensation

Leading employers are finding ways to invest in their talent pool and help employees, particularly entry-level and low-wage workers, climb the ladder …

Employment

Where are all the women apprentices?

Zurich Insurance is one of a growing number of companies that have started apprenticeships in white-collar professions. While these companies often …

African-American News

Factory robots versus mom’s caregiver: Industry-specific differences within the Future of Work

<i>This piece is a collaboration between Daniel Bustillo, Director of the</i> <i>Healthcare Career Advancement Program</i> <i>(H-CAP) and Andy Van Kleunen, CEO,</i> <i>National</i> …

Manufacturing

Changing economy has Michigan residents rethinking future

The Michigan Beyond series found our state is transforming. What can our leaders do to keep up? Nancy Clouse has tried just about everything to make …

Michigan

Convincing vs. Compelling: It’s not just what you say, but how you say it

I was recently interviewed along with my colleague and good friend, Sandler Training expert, Marcus Cauchi, for an episode of Selling Power titled: …

Self-improvement

What age is too old to keep working?

These days it's hardly unusual to hear older workers say they plan to work well into their retirement years.<p>For example, more than half (53 percent) …

Demographics

Tennessee education: How Tennessee Pathways can increase Drive to 55

Tennessee hopes it can bring more assistance to districts through a revamp of its career and technical pathways initiative.<p>Tennessee Pathways, which …

Education

'It’s the Only Way.' These Teachers Are Working Summer Jobs to Make Ends Meet

From Lyft to mall jobs, America's educators are clocking in year round.<p>Will Dunn’s summer break technically started May 18, but he works every day. …

Education

College trains sophomores on how to land a job

Hendrix College presents a workshop on key skills, such as writing a resume, dressing professionally and handling job interviews, during winter break.

College & University

In a Tight Labor Market, Retirees Fill Gaps Their Previous Employers Can’t

Soon after Ilana Benet retired from her job as a labor and delivery nurse, it hit her: She missed the babies. And her employer missed her.<p>Ms. Benet, a registered nurse, had worked at Montefiore Health System in the Bronx for 40 years before retiring two years ago at age 60.<p>As a grandmother of 10, …

Retirement

Personal view: Colleges, employers must help young adults enter job market

Like many American parents of successful college students, I was very proud to watch my daughter graduate from her chosen college and be awarded her …

Employment

It’s come to this: Game show pays off grads’ student loans

This Friday the 13th, there might not be a scarier threat than the nearly $1.4 trillion in student debt shackling American workers. Fear not, there’s …

College & University

Employers globally struggle to find workers with the right skills

Employment

Going Back to College After 50: The New Normal?

Now that college commencement season 2018 is in the books, it’s easy to picture an empty campus quad with ivy-clad buildings awaiting a new batch of …

College & University