There is value for both the employee and employer in enhancing the skill sets of lower-wage workers. Mark Popovich of the Hitachi Foundation and Jenny Benz of the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research discuss findings of a recent study on this topic and implications for policy and practice.
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The ability to adapt to a changing economic reality—that is how Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart describes workforce resilience, a necessary factor to reduce unemployment. Lockhart addressed this topic at the Community Development Research Conference held April 12 in Washington, DC.
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