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Ringing In a New Era of Job Quality

6.29.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  , ,

Good jobs are the newest hot topic in workforce development, but that hasn’t always been the case. Almost a decade ago, when the National Fund started promoting job quality, it…

The Three Questions We Should Be Asking About Jobs and the Economy

6.22.22  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  ,

The numbers we tout every month are not the best reflection of the state of our economy for working Americans Evaluating the labor market is a challenging task. The media…

Alternative Education for High-Quality Careers

6.7.22  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  , ,

For decades, young people have been told that the only way to be successful is to get a bachelor’s degree, find an entry-level job, and climb the company ladder. Yet…

The Critical Role of Data in the Fight for Workforce Equity

6.6.22  •  by Michelle Wilson  •  ,

You cannot address what is not named. At the National Fund, we are committed to naming and confronting systemic racial inequities that exist within our own organization, non-profit sector, and…


Tawanna Black at Shift The Future of Workforce!

6.29.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

We are thrilled to announce that Tawanna Black will join us in Minneapolis as the keynote speaker at SHIFT The Future of Workforce. Tawanna is the founder and CEO of the Center for Economic…

CareerSTAT Announces New Leadership and Strategic Vision

6.7.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

After two years of dedicated leadership, Joyce McDanel, vice president of human resources and education with Unity Point Health-Des Moines, will be stepping down from her role as chair of…

National Fund for Workforce Solutions and the Annie E. Casey Foundation Partner for the Next Phase of Generation Work

4.18.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Eight communities will seek to improve employment outcomes for low-income, young adults of color   Washington D.C. April 18, 2022 – The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is partnering with…

New Guide to Help Small Businesses Compete for Talent from National Fund for Workforce Solutions

3.29.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

In a tight labor market, employers can attract talent with quality jobs designed with workers at the center   WASHINGTON, DC, March 29, 2022 -- Today, the National Fund for…