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Connecting Systems in Workforce Development Programs

On the federal, state, and local levels there are an overwhelming number of workforce systems and tools with numerous requirements and access levels....

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Finding Opportunities for Workforce Innovation in the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed many ways for government agencies to transform how they connect people with jobs, services, and training...

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Rebuilding America's Workforce Post-COVID

Challenges in workforce development aren't new, but the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the struggle to close the gap between workers’ capabilities...

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Hiring America’s Veterans: Why it’s Good for Business and How to Recruit Top Talent

Today’s veterans leave the military service with a wide variety of expertise and technical skills, but often there is a significant gap between these...

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Why America’s Road to Economic Recovery Relies Heavily on Workforce Development

Workforce development professionals play a crucial role in helping American workers find jobs and employers find skilled and qualified workers....

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Automating Volunteer Hour-Tracking with Merit Lets You Do Less Paperwork and More Life-Saving Work

This post was originally written for the Winter 2019/2020 CERT Responder Magazine by Volunteer Florida's former Emergency Management Director, Ken...

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Why Digital Transformation Must Focus on Service

Digital transformation is something of a buzzword for state governments. It’s a broad term invoking anything from excitement about modernization to...

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Why Mental Health Days Should Be an Ongoing Conversation at Work — and Making it Happen While We Work From Home

We’re all trying to adapt to the new world we live in. The COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-in-place orders affect everyone differently. And though...

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A Single Destination for Real Estate Professionals to See Available Opportunities

 

Brokers and salespersons in the real estate field earn numerous licenses and credentials during their careers. However, finding those required...

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How Architects Can Learn, Earn, and Experience More With Merit Opportunities

 

In the field of architecture, it’s rare that professionals are able to find every resource they need and every available career opportunity all in...

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Improving Workforce Development Access and Operations

The workforce development landscape has many, often disconnected, organizations that collectively assist people in getting back to work. Now,...

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