Topic: Workforce Investment Act
How many professionals are creating second careers in an unforgiving economy? Meet six who did it successfully.
Most federal social programs have never been evaluated for true effectiveness. The good news is that they are ideally situated for just such study.
08/10/2011 11:10 am
The unemployment rate for black men stands at 17 percent, more than double that of white men. An education gap, criminal records, and racial bias all contribute to problems in the job market, experts say. What type of intervention would help?
07/26/2011 03:05 pm
Far from being a drag on the economy, so-called gray labor will be key to America's competitiveness in coming years. Mature workers can bring major productivity gains to US businesses – if we can make changes to better tap their talent.
02/14/2011 02:47 pm
Job training can offer a modest boost to income, on average, two studies show. But job training does not guarantee a job, especially in a weak economy.
08/31/2010 11:05 am
A new government study looks at factors like income and identifies specific skills that could be challenging.
05/07/2009 01:00 am
Armed with federal funds, governors have announced new programs ranging from gas vouchers to job training.
03/11/2009 01:00 am