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Labor Market Information 101!

Labor Market Information 101!

Join Troy McMillan, a Labor Market & Career Resources Specialist, for an enlightening talk about labor market information (LMI) and its role in the work we do in the workforce development system. We’ll learn what it is and why we should incorporate it into all aspects of the work we do. Labor market, workforce, and career resource information are essential …

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Members Invited to Submit Nominations for International Officer and Director at Large Positions

Members Invited to Submit Nominations for International Officer and Director at Large Positions

IAWP is looking for hardworking, dedicated, passionate individuals to serve in leadership roles on the 2020-21 Board of Directors as president-elect, vice-president, secretary/treasurer, and directors at large. Serving in a leadership role with IAWP is a truly special experience that provides a unique opportunity to develop new skills in leadership, management, budgeting, association management, meeting facilitation, and parliamentary procedure (just …

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Jobs of Tomorrow Mapping Opportunity in the New Economy

Jobs of Tomorrow Mapping Opportunity in the New Economy

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is creating demand for millions of new jobs, with vast new opportunities for fulfilling people’s potential and aspirations. However, in order to turn these opportunities into reality, new sources of data and innovative approaches to understand emerging jobs and skills, as well as to empower effective and coordinated large-scale action are urgently needed across the globe. …

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New Study Shows How Colleges Can More Adequately Prepare Students For Workplace

New Study Shows How Colleges Can More Adequately Prepare Students For The Workplace

While technical and subject matter expertise are important, researchers found that critical thinking and communication skills are some of the most valued by employers. “In the U.S., there is a perception by employers that college graduates are unprepared for a workforce that is becoming technologically more advanced and increasingly globalized,” said Joseph Rios, the study’s lead author and assistant professor …

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