#NFMeeting Live Blog: Young Adults & Their Employers

“No one will serve young adults better than their own community."- Dana Politis, Montefiore Health System At this afternoon’s Young Adults & Their Employers: A Win-Win Proposition workshop, the focus was on how organizations across the country are creating new…

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#NFMeeting Live Blog: Generating Ideas & Innovation from Frontline Workers

“If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” Wise words from Dean Schroeder, co-author of The Idea-Driven Organization, a new book focusing on driving innovation through frontline worker ideas. Schroeder led the discussion about developing and…

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#NFMeeting Live Blog: Improving Worker Self-Sufficiency and Retention through Improved Financial Coaching

At today’s Improving Worker Self-Sufficiency and Retention through Improved Financial Coaching workshop, attendees learned about the benefits of providing workers with financial coaching opportunities. Seung Kim, Senior Program Director at the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Family Income & Wealth…

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Ohio Manufacturer Reports $30,000 ROI from Workforce Investments

Partners for a Competitive Workforce conducted a case study titled, “Manufacturing Institute’s Return on Investment Calculator”, which features a manufacturing company boosting their ROI with a unique calculated approach. Richards Industries partnered with local educational institutions near their Cincinnati, Ohio…

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SkillUp Washington’s 2016 Sector Skills Academy

In 2005, Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program launched the National Sector Academy, since then over 225 Marano Fellows have graduated from the program. The Academy provides opportunities for catalyzing and strengthening cross-system partnerships, further improving outcomes for low-income workers. Ultimately, the…

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1,000 Manufacturing Jobs Secured in Louisville, Kentucky

Offering a range of services to jobseekers and local manufacturers, the Kentucky Manufacturing Career Center (KMCC) is a one-stop shop for individuals interested in working in Louisville’s growing manufacturing sector. An initiative of KentuckianaWorks, KMCC fulfills their mission of “Building…

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Where are the Jobs?

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative in Sarasota, Florida created a career guide titled Where are the Jobs? in order to provide students, parents, guidance counselors or mentors with information about high demand jobs in the southwest Florida region and the educational pathways…

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Attend 2017 Leadership Convening June 15-16, 2017

Register today to attend the National Fund for Workforce Solution’s 2017 Leadership Convening on Thursday, June 15 - Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. With 150 business leaders and 150 funders, workers, and workforce development…

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New Report: Connecting Young Adults to Skills and Jobs 

The National Fund just released a comprehensive report on its efforts to prepare young adults for successful employment. Connecting Young Adults to Skills and Jobs documents efforts in more than 10 communities to use industry partnerships to train and place…

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