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National Fund for Workforce Solutions

Partnerships That Put America Back to Work

Fred Dedrick | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Fred Dedrick

At a time when the dysfunction in Washington, D.C. is at its highest and public approval of Congress is at its lowest, it is heartening to see some renewed focus on significant workforce development issues.

Journeys and Destinations: The National Fund For Workforce Solutions Evaluation

Mark Popovich | Posted 09.17.2014 | Impact
Mark Popovich

Evaluation calibrates the achievements against the National Fund's initial goals -- including the number of individuals and employers served as well as its growth in scope and scale. Most important is the evidence that the core principles are demonstrated in practice and that adherence to the principles correlated with higher performance across the sites.

Frontline Healthcare Workers are Key to Making ACA Work

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions

By Jan Hunter, Director, CareerSTAT, and Dr. Randall Wilson, Senior Project Manager, Jobs for the Future Healthcare consumers aren't the only ones im...

CareerEdge Uses Sector-Based Approach to Close Florida's Skills Gap

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifAs a single mother and soon-to-be, first-time grandmother, Maria desperately needed to find work. Unfortunately, she'd been out of the workforce so long, her skills were no longer applicable to the marketplace.

'Building Futures' Inspires Unemployed, Helps Meet D.C.-Area Construction Skills Gap

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifThe program recruits low-income minorities and women, including ex-offenders and veterans, and helps them find stable jobs in a growing industry. As a result, life-changing stories are commonplace.

Expanding Opportunities for Better Jobs in Atlanta

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions | Posted 04.03.2013 | Impact
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifMore than 630,000 families across the 13-county region are not financially self-sufficient. They are headed by adults who lack the education, training and experience needed to fill middle-skill jobs that pay enough to support a household.

To Fix Skills Gap, Think Local

Fred Dedrick | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business
Fred Dedrick

It's estimated that between three to four million jobs are going unfilled in America. How is that possible, when so many individuals are out of work?