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Workforce Development

Maximizing Workforce Data Accuracy

System maintenance remains a difficult task as many agencies rely on disconnected, legacy solutions, requiring teams to stay knowledgeable about and...

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Measuring Workforce Program Success Comprehensively

Data powers workforce systems forward and provides agencies with metrics to measure their performance and ROI, and to obtain actionable insights. But...

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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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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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Introducing Merit Opportunities: Helping You Answer “What’s Next?”

The current state of the world has forced unexpected changes in all of our lives, and with that change comes shifted expectations in what’s next....

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Merit Launches Career Skills Program for Veterans

New initiative seeks to help veterans navigate the job search and connect to opportunities commensurate with their skills and experience

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Share Your Merits for Easy Verification

Our vision at Merit is for every person to get a fulfilling way to capture and gain greater access to their life’s merits in order to have the...

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The Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Takes Learning Units and Certificates Digital

We’re proud to announce that the Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Virginia) is transforming the way they issue...

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