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    Learning and development programs face major budget challenges

    However, training also appears to have a positive impact on revenue, various studies have shown.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 23, 2023
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    Managers need better training, report says

    Some fields, especially IT, tend to promote employees based on technical expertise, but that can leave new managers unprepared to lead.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 23, 2023
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    Trendline

    The comprehensive list of HR trends to watch in 2023

    Pay transparency, employee privacy, compassionate leadership and political biases are among this year’s hot debates, according to labor experts.

    By HR Dive staff
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    3 L&D pros on how the Digital Equity Act and bills like it champion upskilling

    The National Skills Coalition summit panelists pointed to federal L&D bills' abilities to make the workforce more inclusive of marginalized talent.

    By May 16, 2023
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    Google announces new cybersecurity certificate program

    Cyber risks are growing, while workers are still notoriously hard to find, the company said.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 10, 2023
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    How digital upskilling brings more talent of color into pipelines

    During the National Skills Coalition’s summit, three labor advocates explained why investment in basic digital skills is key to building a talent pool.

    By May 9, 2023
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    Opinion

    An intern program can pay dividends — if done correctly

    Internships are an excellent way to boost your organization’s reputation among future job seekers and prescreen viable candidates for future openings, writes Mariel Smith of Hall Booth Smith, P.C.

    By Mariel Smith • May 9, 2023
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    Employers and workers still don’t see eye to eye over workplace offerings

    Professional development, workplace wellness and mental health benefits could help ease the understanding gap, recent surveys show.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 8, 2023
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    How employers could improve job outcomes for young adults

    Certain degree programs and on-the-job training could open access to high-demand jobs.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 5, 2023
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    Sen. Tim Kaine hints at forthcoming upskilling legislation

    At a National Skills Coalition event, Kaine underscored the importance of closing the digital skills gap and how his office hopes to address it.

    By May 4, 2023
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    Advancement overtakes flexibility on workers’ wish lists

    A continued focus on development will be crucial for both talent acquisition and retention, according to ADP Research Institute.

    By May 2, 2023
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    Coty to create Coty Campus metaverse environment for employees

    With the help of Spatial, the beauty conglomerate will launch Coty Campus, aimed at upskilling employees, this fall.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • April 27, 2023
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    Workers see value in ‘human’ skills despite demand for tech, business jobs

    Leadership, entrepreneurship and project management are among the skills U.S. workers have shown the most interest in developing in the future, Pearson found.

    By April 25, 2023
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    Glassdoor: Despite layoffs, tech dominates highest-paid internship list

    In 2022, 87% of interns made at least $15 per hour, while the average intern earned $24.63 per hour, Glassdoor reported.

    By April 25, 2023
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    DOL program head says women need to ‘see it to be it’ in the trades

    The Labor Department recently announced $5 million in grants for community organizations that draw women into apprenticeship programs.

    By Zachary Phillips • April 20, 2023
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    New Jersey loosens degree requirements for state jobs in favor of skills training, work experience

    The plan aims to allow those without college degrees to attain high-paying jobs.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 18, 2023
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    AI is an increasingly hot topic. Here’s how Amazon is filling the tech skills gap.

    “The good news is you don’t have to have a Ph.D. to become a data scientist,” an Amazon Web Services exec said.

    By April 13, 2023
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    Workers spend more time on learning, mentorship when they’re on site

    In-office days should include the bulk of meetings, group activities, trainings and lunches so employees see the value of coming together, researchers said.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 11, 2023
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    Contractor to expand job training program for blind, visually impaired workers nationwide

    The announcement is one of several efforts to build talent pipelines by reaching out to individuals with disabilities.

    By April 11, 2023
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    Job candidates struggle to add microcredentials to hiring platforms

    Technology gaps could interfere with essential information about nondegree training, research from Northeastern University shows.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 4, 2023
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    Most Americans don’t see value in a four-year college degree, new survey finds

    This matches trends in previous iterations of the Wall Street Journal-NORC poll, though the share of Americans skeptical of higher ed has grown.

    By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf • March 31, 2023
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    How Grubhub uses returnships to bring women on board

    The mass exodus of women from the workforce during the pandemic has prompted employers from many industries to reconsider ways to train and hire them.

    By March 28, 2023
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    Workers say they’re hopeful about the future of their careers — but not with their current employers

    Upskilling could be the key to retention in today’s “free agent” market, a Tuesday report said.

    By Carolyn Crist • March 24, 2023
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    As tech layoffs lead to strained teams, leaders lean on L&D

    Amid more Amazon tech layoff news, researchers published a report on strained managers struggling to regain control.

    By March 21, 2023
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    3 steps to help employees thrive in hybrid work

    Learn how Unisys can help your organization create a hybrid work environment that drives business growth and improves the employee experience.

    By Weston Morris, Senior Director of Global Strategy, Digital Workplace Solutions, Unisys • March 20, 2023
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    Nonprofit launches ‘high-opportunity’ job platform for nondegree workers

    Building on public and private sector momentum, SkillUp said it also aims to increase motivation and confidence among workers.

    By March 14, 2023