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3 gigs Philly needs to spark economic development method

Jul. 5, 2017 11:53 am

3 gigs Philly needs to spark economic development

Columnist Tivoni Devor offers three suggestions for professions the city should revive in the modern gig economy.
The future of workforce development in the healthcare industry is — apprenticeships? purpose

Jun. 27, 2017 10:30 am

The future of workforce development in the healthcare industry is — apprenticeships?

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund's Cheryl Feldman makes the case that health and human services employers should implement training programs.
How Philly is revitalizing a widely unused tax credit program for hiring returning citizens results

Jun. 22, 2017 11:37 am

How Philly is revitalizing a widely unused tax credit program for hiring returning citizens

The Fair Chance Hiring Initiative, starting July 1, is meant to replace a program that was created to encourage businesses to hire Philadelphians returning from prison.
This workforce program is for immigrants who can speak English and have degrees purpose

May 31, 2017 1:49 pm

This workforce program is for immigrants who can speak English and have degrees

The barriers to the U.S. workplace for skilled immigrants are varied. Here's how the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians’ International Professionals Program is helping them out.
What 3 Philly homelessness nonprofits have learned about building community partnerships method

May 31, 2017 12:35 pm

What 3 Philly homelessness nonprofits have learned about building community partnerships

Lessons from UliftU, Back on My Feet and One Step Away.
Garron Gibbs learned to help others by first helping himself people

May 30, 2017 4:21 pm

Garron Gibbs learned to help others by first helping himself

The founder and marketing director of TwoG Marketing wants to work with nonprofits to teach web design skills to youth and citizens in reentry.
How a corporate partner is helping YouthBuild Philly students become ‘green leaders’ in construction method

May 24, 2017 3:05 pm

How a corporate partner is helping YouthBuild Philly students become ‘green leaders’ in construction

Building materials company Saint-Gobain has been working with YouthBuild USA since 2010 to provide materials and hands-on job training for students working in YouthBuild Philly’s building trades track.
Workforce development educators need to use ‘tools of the times’ to teach in today’s contexts method

May 23, 2017 11:38 am

Workforce development educators need to use ‘tools of the times’ to teach in today’s contexts

The future of jobs and work was the main topic of Jordan Shapiro’s keynote interview at the 29th Annual Technology & Adult Education Conference.
Nate Nichols hopes his new event series will broaden the ‘gateway to youth’ for potential mentors people

May 17, 2017 10:35 am

Nate Nichols hopes his new event series will broaden the ‘gateway to youth’ for potential mentors

Odds Against Odds, which kicks off May 22, is prepped to be a nontraditional discussion with nontraditional leaders reaching out to local youth.
Recruiting startup JaneHires is moving into the impact space method

Feb. 17, 2017 9:06 am

Recruiting startup JaneHires is moving into the impact space

Aside from working with Back on My Feet, Wash Cycle Laundry and other local mission-driven employers, the startup is helping companies hone in on fair chance hiring practices.

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