Tag: labor

Opinion: Companies can’t just wait for the skills they need to show up—they need to train the workers they have

As the nation emerges from the pandemic’s economic fallout, workforce trends are under way that could constrain the long-term recovery. The changing nature of work and lost learning opportunities will threaten to stretch a national skills gap into a skills canyon. Skilling must be at the cornerstone of the nation’s recovery. Employers who reimagine how […]

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Opinion: ‘Don’t give up on your dreams,’ says the Medicare songwriter

Last year at about this time I was sitting at my desk when all of a sudden my phone blew up. Congratulatory text messages started coming in: “I always knew this would happen. Proud of you.” After a little checking and a phone call or two, I found out what all the fuss was about. […]

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