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Save time and subscribe to IAWP’s Workforce at Work newsletter.  This newsletter shares with you the hot items from the news on workforce system issues as well as looks at trends, changes in laws and regulations, and what’s next in our profession.

Study Says COVID-19 Will Force Lasting Workplace Changes

October 20, 2020

Businesses around the globe should prepare for potentially profound and lasting changes in their employees, policies, and workplaces as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to research by prominent international scholars including a Sacramento State professor. The study, recently published in the journal American Psychologist, looks at the implications of COVID-19 for employers and …

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75% of Freelancers Say They Earn More from Freelancing Than at a Full-Time Job

October 20, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way businesses and employees work. Now, companies and employees are increasingly adopting a remote work model. And the Upwork report indicated the same. Here are the key findings of the report: Two-third of non-freelancers say that they would consider doing freelance work full-time to support their families 58% of …

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Work 2035: New Research Reveals a More Intelligent Future

October 20, 2020

What will the workforce, work models and the work environment look like in 2035? And how will technology shape them? To find out, Citrix® undertook Work 2035, a year-long examination of global work patterns and plans, to understand how work will change and the role that technology will play in enabling people to perform at …

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Help Determine IAWP’s Future Educational Offerings

October 20, 2020

The IAWP Conference Committee, consisting of board members Amber Drake, Nancy Fink and, Past International President Grant Axtell, have designed a new simple survey to better understand the training and education needs of workforce professionals. “We want to ensure IAWP is addressing member needs, especially in terms of preparing workforce professionals for all the changes …

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Survey: More Than Half Of Companies Hired New Staff Remotely During The Pandemic

October 6, 2020

COVID-19 changed everything, including how companies recruit talent, new research from global staffing firm Robert Half shows. According to a survey of more than 2,800 senior managers in the U.S., 53% said their organization has hired full-time or temporary staff remotely since the pandemic began. Those respondents were asked about their company’s recruiting practices throughout …

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Study Says Job Automation Will Disproportionately Affect Latinos

October 6, 2020

Job automation will disproportionately affect Latinos and place millions of them at risk of losing their jobs, according to a UCLA report. The report was conducted by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative, and researchers studied occupational data from Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas, which have the nation’s largest Latino populations. …

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IAWP Offers Webinar To Support 75th National Disability Awareness Month

October 6, 2020

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and the International Association of Workforce Professionals is pleased to support the occasion by offering a webinar on October 14th entitled, Improving Workforce Development for Young Adults With Disabilities . NDEAM marks its 75th anniversary this year. Originating in 1945, Congress declared the first week of October …

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New Automatic Option Makes it Easy to Renew IAWP Dues

September 30, 2020

It’s easy to remember to renew your annual IAWP membership by following these 3 simple steps: Click here – https://iawponline.org/join-IAWP/ Select your member type – Workforce Professional, Retiree or Young Workforce Professional Click YES on automatic dues option. The automatic renewal dues renewal option may be cancelled anytime. Thank you for your membership!  

Enabling Online and Virtual Workforce Training Act Introduced

September 29, 2020

Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) introduced the Enabling Online and Virtual Workforce Training Act, to provide flexible training and upskilling opportunities to individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation would temporarily allow states or local workforce boards to expedite approvals for qualified training providers to offer their workforce development programs online. These programs lead to recognized, …

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Webinar: Improving Workforce Development for Youth and Young Adults With Disabilities

September 29, 2020

The Workforce Professionals Development Foundation is pleased to host a special webinar to present current and emerging work to improve workforce development for youth and young adults with disabilities. In 2019, the US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy launched a new endeavor called the Center for Advancing Policy on Employment for Youth (CAPE Youth) to …

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