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America's Labor of Love
Dr. Bill R. Path
President, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
Our nation was built on several principles, including the desire for democracy, the ideal of self-reliance and the importance of hard work. That emphasis on skilled labor has become a cornerstone of the U.S. workforce.
5 Best Practices for Workforce Productivity
Founder and CEO, Bluedrop Performance Learning
Every employer hopes to maximize the labor of his or her workforce but, like all aspects of business, it's harder than it seems at first blush. Here are five keys I've discovered for increasing productivity no matter what the size or shape of an organization.
Why Most Workforce Development Efforts Don't Work
Author|Speaker|President, Success Performance Solutions
Even as I write this, despite prolonged high unemployment, many businesses just can't find enough people with skills they need.
LabourNet -- Empowering Informal Workers Through Sustainable Social Enterprise
President and CEO, Global Communities
Social enterprises are mission-driven, but can make a profit to ensure they can continue in the long-term without donor funds. One example that has impressed me over the last few years is an Indian social enterprise called LabourNet.
Teen Confidence in Summer Job Prospects Hot, But Could Cool Off
Jack E. Kosakowski
President and CEO, Junior Achievement USA®
Summer is around the corner, temperatures are heating up, and teens are getting ready for that quintessential rite of passage: the summer job. But times have changed.
Want to Tackle Climate Change and Fight Poverty? Protect Job Training
CEO, Green for All
By giving workers a chance to develop job skills in the growing clean energy economy, we not only fight unemployment -- we give our country's promising green industries the most valuable asset of all -- trained, competent, knowledgeable American workers.
Unemployed Veterans Flock To Jobs Program
Community Colleges Call Job Training An 'Underfunded Mandate'
What Do You Do?
Sec. Hilda Solis
Former U.S. Secretary of Labor
Tell me, and the world, about your work through the Department of Labor's Career Video Challenge. We are asking America to create short videos highlighting 15 in-demand occupations.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
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