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Tuesday July 1, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
New report identifies needed policy changes and lessons for rapid expansion Download print version. BOSTON—July 1, 2014—To address persistent high levels of youth unemployment and prepare students for good jobs in growth industries, a number of states have, in a few short years, initiated...
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Career and Technical Education, Career Pathways
Wednesday June 25, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Collaborative Builds Credentialing Model That Improves the Pre-Employment Pool for Employers PHILADELPHIA, PA and BOSTON, MA—(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2014) - CorpU and Jobs for the Future today announced the launch of the College Employer Collaborative, a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment...
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Employer Engagement, Labor Market Information
Monday June 23, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Jobs for the Future and Wider Opportunities for Women are committing to adapt and expand their Pink to Green Toolkit from its current focus on recruiting and retaining women in training programs for green sector jobs to a broader focus on training in STEM careers that hold the promise of new and...
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Green Skills, STEM, Workforce Partnership
Thursday May 22, 2014
By Mary Gardner Clagett
In an encouraging display of bipartisan unity, the U.S. Congress has reached a long-sought bipartisan agreement to overhaul the nation’s main law overseeing federal job-training programs, aiming to strengthen services and increase the ability for millions of underserved adults to find work and...
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Federal Workforce Policy
Monday May 5, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Marlene Seltzer, who has led Jobs for the Future through a sustained period of tremendous growth, has announced her plans to retire. “I’m confident that the timing is right for me personally and for JFF,” said Ms. Seltzer, who has served as JFF President and CEO since 2004. “I have had the great...