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Video: Barriers Increasing for Women

A recent report from the McKinsey Global Institute finds that between 40 million and 160 million women globally will be directly impacted by automation.  To weather this disruption, women need to be skilled, mobile, and tech-savvy, but women face pervasive barriers on each and will need targeted support to move forward in the world of work. Watch a summary of the report, The Future of Women at Work: Transitions in the Age of Automation.

Jul 23, 2019
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New Report: The Future of Work in America

In their new report, The Future of Work in America, the McKinsey Global Institute examines how the health of local economies today will affect their ability to adapt and thrive in the face of the changing nature of work. The trends outlined in this report, without intervention, predict widening disparities between high-growth cities and struggling rural areas, and between high-wage workers and everyone else.

Jul 12, 2019
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Senior Service America Awarded $45.3 Million Grant to Prepare Older Workers for the Future of Work

Senior Service America, Inc. has been awarded a $45.3 million grant by the U.S. Department of Labor to train and place 6,300 low-income, older workers in 13 states under the Senior Community Service Employment Program.

Jul 10, 2019
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New Report: Growing Cities that Work for All

Although today’s U.S. labor market is strong and unemployment is low, many working-age American remain marginalized. The Brookings Institution created a framework for regions to grow good jobs through a capability-based approach that increases regional economic competitiveness.

Jun 30, 2019
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Was It My Age or Was I a Bad Candidate?

Age discrimination is a grim reality. But, is it always the reason why an older worker is not chosen for a position? Our Chief Operating Officer, Donna Satterthwaite, provides advice for older job seekers on avoiding common mistakes that hinder their search success.

Jun 26, 2019