labor market info
Wednesday September 12, 2012by Rachel Pleasants McDonnell
This week is National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week. JFF applauds its organizer, the National Coalition for Literacy, for drawing the connection between adult literacy and economic stability. We too are committed to helping adults gain the education they need to achieve financial independence and support their families and are staunch...
Topics: College Readiness, Developmental Education, Education and Workforce Policy, Labor Market Info, Workforce Development
Tuesday April 17, 2012by Deborah Kobes
Workforce training programs are making advances in their use of traditional labor market information, particularly at the initial program design phase. Our 20 GreenWays workforce partnerships selected their training occupations based on projections of labor market need in addition to conversations with local employers. We’re proud to work with...
Thursday January 12, 2012by John Dorrer
The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) brought some good news to start the New Year: There were 200,000 new payroll jobs and unemployment continued to trend downward at 8.5% in December 2011. BLS reported that, from June 2010 to June 2011, employment increased in 215 of the 322 largest U.S. counties....
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