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Webinar: A New President, A New Congress, and Workforce Development

November 25, 2020

With President-Elect Joe Biden having secured victory in the election, many are considering the impact the incoming administration and the 117th Congress will have on workforce development issues. Please join us for a look forward with one of Washington’s foremost counselors on policy and legislative advocacy, Lee Foley. Lee Foley has been a Washington lobbyist …

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Chapter Leaders to Meet Virtually

November 25, 2020

IAWP chapters will meet virtually in December to plan for upcoming year.  The meeting will start with a general review of chapters, their benefits and value provided to workforce professionals.  Resources offered by the international office of IAWP will also be discussed. For example, with COVID-19 chapters have had to curtail many in-person events however, …

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Webinar: Riding the Waves of Change

November 22, 2020

We often experience a fairly predictable series of reactions to change, especially when they aren’t initiated by us. Some individuals progress quickly through these stages, while others take longer. And, sometimes it isn’t always a linear progression – sometimes we go back and forth. This webinar will help to recognize the stages of change and …

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Pandemic Drives Working Americans to Seek Further Education

November 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic ignited a shift in how working Americans view continuing education, according to a new survey . The survey revealed the 85% of full and part-time employed Americans feel employers need to rethink their benefits offerings in light of the pandemic. What are employees looking for in this current climate? Education opportunities. 78% …

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Board Votes to Postpone 2021 Dues Increase

November 9, 2020

Greetings from your IAWP Board of Directors.  During the last board meeting on October 30th the board made an important decision that impacts all members.  Several years ago, the board voted to schedule dues increases in advance so members would be aware of any changes. Accordingly, dues were set to increase in 2021.  However, the …

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Win Prizes for Recruiting New Members and More

November 9, 2020

A new program is available to any IAWP member who recruits an individual or organization to join IAWP before the end of the year.  The simple program works like this. Let every workforce professional know that they can join IAWP here. When anyone joins IAWP, the person making the referral will be enrolled in a …

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Thank You Veterans: Labor Day 2020

November 9, 2020

Thank you veterans for your service to our nation. Many workforce professionals served as veterans and it’s an honor that so many are involved in IAWP.  IAWP would also like to recognize the special sacrifices of military spouses. 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of  WWII, the 70th anniversary of the beginning of …

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Survey: Companies 3 Times More Willing to Hire Remote Workers Anywhere in US or World

November 3, 2020

With remote work becoming the new normal for many, more companies are now willing to not only hire remote workers, but to hire them from anywhere. More than one third say they are willing to hire 100 percent remote workers anywhere in the US or internationally. Conducted by The Conference Board in September, more than …

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Help Determine the Member Benefits You Would Like to Receive

November 3, 2020

IAWP want’s to ensure that you have the benefits needed to succeed as a workforce professional. By clicking on the link below, you’ll be taken to a survey that will take 2-3 minutes to complete.  The survey will ask you to evaluate current member benefits and seek your thoughts on adding any new IAWP member …

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Globally, Women’s Workforce Participation Has Not Increased in 25 Years: UN Report

November 3, 2020

Women’s participation in the workforce globally has remained stagnant for the past 25 years, and the pandemic threatens to set back the world to pre-1995 levels of gender inequality, a new United Nations report concludes. Titled World’s Women: Trends and Statistics, and published last week by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the report …

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