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July 30, 2021

Hello! My name is Noah and I work at Talentspace, a virtual event software company that partners with Workforce Development Agencies to organize and deliver online career fairs and other …

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Department Of Commerce Announces $500 Million Investment In Jobs Initiative

July 27, 2021

The Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) will implement a series of programs, collectively called Investing in America’s Communities, to invest the $3 billion it received from the American …

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IAWP Annual Business Meeting Scheduled for July 12, 2021

July 19, 2021

The International Association of Workforce Professionals will hold its annual business meeting on July 12, 2021 at: 10:00 AM Pacific 11:00 AM Mountain 12:00 PM Central 1:00 PM Eastern The …

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President’s Report, IAWP President Linda DeMore

July 12, 2021

I have had the privilege of being the 95th President of IAWP and the 7th from the great state of Illinois in our 107-year history, but few have experienced a …

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Executive Director Report, Steve Bent, Executive Director

July 12, 2021

During the pandemic, workforce professionals have made tremendous sacrifices to help those in need, working longer hours, changing jobs, learning new skills and much more. Clearly, millions upon millions are …

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Hiring Bonuses Show Real Potential to Bring Back America’s Workers

July 5, 2021

Hiring bonuses are an effective instrument to encourage more unemployed, Americans to return to work, new polling data released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce shows. The survey results reveal …

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Research Connects Dream Jobs with the Future of Work

July 5, 2021

When it comes to career aspirations for teenagers, a University of Houston psychology researcher believes it’s best to shoot for the moon, so you can at least land in the …

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Latinas Were More Likely Than Other Groups To Drop Out Of Workforce During Pandemic

July 5, 2021

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Latinas have not only experienced disproportionately high unemployment rates, but they also are dropping out of the workforce at higher rates than any other demographic …

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New Resource Guide Helps Build a Sustainable Rural Workforce

June 16, 2021

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) unveiled a resource guide to help start and expand employment opportunities and access resources to train, recruit and create a sustainable rural workforce. The …

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The Relationship Between Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Workplace

June 16, 2021

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, published a new study, Improving Workplace Culture Through Evidence-Based Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Practices, examining the relationship between diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) …

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