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Building back better:A national jobs strategy

The economic impacts of the pandemic on Americans, accentuated by the health crisis, is reflected in the proportion of individuals reporting pay cuts and layoffs.

‘Help Wanted’ — four strategies to fix America’s jobs crisis

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office projected record-breaking growth in 2021, but it is premature to celebrate this rosy macroeconomic projection because the rest of their report contained the alarming prediction that the U.S. labor market will not...

Did you retire too soon? How to get back in the workforce

Unsure what kind of work might appeal to you? Expand your network and strike up conversations. “Use social media tools to see what’s out there and what has changed,” said Maria Heidkamp, director of program development at the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development...

In November, men dropped out of the workforce at higher rates than women

About 347,000 men left the workforce in November, compared to about 10,000 women. That’s in stark contrast to September, when 865,000 women left the labor force — four times the number of men that month.  The drop-off is somewhat striking because aside from March and...

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