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    The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County hosted its first Economic Development Forum Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Palm Beach County More...

How to attract people to your city (and it’s not just about jobs)

Who came first, the employer or the employee? Ask most people on the street and they would probably give a straight-forward answer: logically the employer More...

Why are these 3 STEM fields dominated by women?

It’s no surprise to anyone following technology or workforce development news that women are underrepresented in many science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. But More...

Find your next great hire… at community college?

Nicholas Wyman at The Huffington Post shares three reasons why American companies could find there next great hire at a community college, including the partnerships that exist More...

Sioux Falls launches ad and web campaign to recruit workers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Sioux Falls has succeeded in creating jobs but needs to do more to fill them, Mayor Mike Huether said in More...

As demand for welders resurges, community colleges offer classes

Patricia Cohen at The New York Times takes a look at the growing demand for welders and other skilled trades in Texas and the Gulf Coast More...

A case for women geeks

Nigeria’s budding technology sector is growing fast. But growth can be accelerated if it integrates more women into its fold. Ommo Clark never wanted to More...

Video game maker Ubisoft on the prowl for hundreds of workers in Toronto

Five years after France-based Ubisoft Entertainment SA opened the doors to its Toronto studio, the video game maker is gearing up to go on another More...

What 27 weeks of unemployment does to the American worker

With the American economy improving, the average time for an American worker to be unemployed has dropped from 25 weeks, to just 13 before finding More...

The glass-ceiling index

In light of International Women’s Day on March 8th, the Economist has released their updated glass-ceiling index that shows what countries women have the best More...

The Nonprofit sector is going on a hiring spree this year

As the economy continues to recover, it seems that charitable giving is also on the rise as people become more confident in their personal finances. More...

Early gender gaps drive career choices

A new study released by the ABC’s of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behavior and Confidence says that boys and girls remain deeply divided on More...