Getting to know Jocelyn Elise Crowley

Jocelyn Elise Crowley, Ph.D. is a senior faculty fellow at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development with research interests in family policy and social policy in the United States. Dr. Crowley has been a professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University since 1999 and is a graduate […]

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Register Today: Is There a STEM Worker Shortage? March 12 in Washington, DC

Are more graduates and guestworkers needed? The ongoing debate about these issues, and congressional high-skill immigration proposals, will be discussed at the National Academies by some of the key researchers and policy analysts examining these issues. As Congress considers comprehensive immigration legislation, little attention has been focused upon the labor market impacts of the STEM guestworker […]

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Salzman to discuss U.S. STEM college majors as part of Science journal live chat, Thursday, Jan. 16

Dr. Hal Salzman, Bloustein School professor and senior faculty fellow at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, will participate in a live chat discussion hosted by Science journal on Thursday, January 16 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern. The discussion, “The Making (Or Breaking) of a Science Major,” will focus on undergraduate STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education and […]

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New analysis finds no shortage of STEM workers in the United States

In a new paper written by Hal Salzman of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Daniel Kuehn of American University and B. Lindsay Lowell of Georgetown University for the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the authors  find little evidence to support expansion of high-skill guestworker programs as proposed in the immigration bill being debated in the Senate. Contrary to many industry claims, […]

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EPI online news conference on guestworkers and STEM jobs with Salzman, April 24

Hal Salzman of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Daniel Kuehn of American University and B. Lindsay Lowell of Georgetown University will discuss their new Economic Policy Institute paper, Guestworkers in the high-skill U.S. labor market: An analysis of supply, employment, and wage trends, in an online news conference on Wednesday, April 24, at 11:30 a.m. ET. The […]

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The Heldrich Conversations Series presents Carl Van Horn, Herb Schaffner for discussion of Working Scared, April 3

For over 15 years, the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development has been documenting the views, opinions, and experiences of workers and employers through the Center’s critically acclaimed Work Trends survey series. To date, over 25,000 Americans from across the nation have been interviewed as part of this project. On Wednesday, April 3 at 4:00 p.m. the Heldrich […]

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Dr. Carl Van Horn Part of Panel at National Governors Association Winter Meeting

Dr. Carl Van Horn, director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and professor at the Bloustein School, was recently part of a panel on state and business roles in disability employment at the winter meeting of the National Governors Association. Also appearing on the panel were Neill Christopher, Vice President of Acadia Windows and Doors; […]

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Heldrich Center offers brochure as tool for job seekers, students, counselors

Created as a tool for career success, Greener Pathways: Paving Your Way to Career Success Starts with Understanding New Jersey’s Labor Market, developed by the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, offers a greater understanding of the changing workforce and emerging skill requirements in New Jersey; provides information for counselors, parents, and teachers to help students and job […]

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