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Survey Reveals a More Flexible Future Workforce

January 6, 2021

Findings from a new survey show that job seekers becoming more open to opportunities outside their current roles, pointing to a future workforce that is more skilled and more apt …

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Many Americans Don’t Believe That Education Will Change Their Career Circumstances

January 6, 2021

More than half — 52 percent — of Americans say it is difficult for them to get a good job or that their opportunities to advance at work are limited, …

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Retired Workforce Professionals to Meet Virtually

December 14, 2020

On December 17th retired IAWP members are invited to meet online. IAWP President Linda DeMore stated, “With COVID-19 curtailing travel plans for many, IAWP is offering this opportunity for our …

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New Study Finds that in a Year of Collective Struggle, We Are Building Collective Resilience

December 14, 2020

New research shows that many people faced major challenges in 2020 and expect the holidays to feel harder than in previous years—but also that people are providing more meaningful support …

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New Report Shows High Value of Certificates in Job Market

December 14, 2020

As millions of workers look for new jobs and careers during turbulent economic times, a new report offers insights about certifications—one type of credential that can offer high value in …

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More Than Half Of Americans Are Thinking Of Changing Careers Due To COVID-19

December 7, 2020

 Are you one of the people considering a “pandemic shift” while stuck at home? A new survey finds 42 percent of Americans have had a “career lightbulb” moment during COVID-19. …

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Unmet Job Expectations Linked to a Rise in Suicide, Deaths of Despair

December 7, 2020

Declines in blue-collar jobs may have left some working-class men frustrated by unmet job expectations and more likely to suffer an early death by suicide or drug poisoning, according to …

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Bill Introduced To Protect At-Risk Workers And Enhance Workforce Training

December 7, 2020

Representative Adam Smith (D-Wash.) introduced the Emergency Economic and Workforce System Resiliency Act, which would provide new funding to states and localities to prevent layoffs, meet the needs of dislocated workers, …

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New Study Shows the Workplace is Full of Missed Opportunities to Thank Others

November 30, 2020

A new study finds many workers across various job sectors feel underappreciated, especially by their bosses, and roughly half of employees say they are thanked less than once per week …

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Jobs That Pay Well Require More Than Degrees

November 30, 2020

Workers need more than just their education credentials to qualify for jobs that pay well, keep those jobs, secure promotions, and boost their earnings on the job. A new report …

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