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April 3, 2024

The Social Workplace: Social Capital, Human Dignity, and Work in America, Volume IIIĀ 

Executive Summary In this report, we analyze 41 interviews of participants in an earlier quantitative survey of worker attitudes. These interviews were targeted to survey participants age 22–29 to better…

December 1, 2023

The 2023 American Opportunity Index

The 2023 American Opportunity Index, a collaboration between the Burning Glass Institute, Harvard Business School’s Project on Managing the Future of Work, and the Schultz Family Foundation, examines the career…

December 1, 2023

Unlocking Economic Prosperity: Career Navigation in a Time of Rapid Change

New research from the Project on Workforce and the National Fund for Workforce Solutions sets an evidence-based, field-informed agenda for a 21st century career navigation ecosystem. Pathways to economic opportunity…

October 11, 2023

The Social Workplace: Social Capital, Human Dignity, and Work in America, Volume II

A majority of American workers say that having the flexibility to balance their work and personal lives is one of most important or a very important consideration when choosing a…

August 3, 2023

Expanding Economic Opportunities Through Evidence-Based Sector Training

Sectoral programs such as Year Up are strongly supported by evidence and have the potential for broad scaling. Scaling to serve thousands more workers will require novel adaptations, such as…

July 31, 2023

The Utah Model: Workforce Programs and Services Integration Tool Kit

The COVID-19 pandemic and its economic aftermath have created a renewed interest in high-performing service-delivery models for unemployed and dislocated workers and those lacking the job skills to fully participate…

July 21, 2023

Government-Supported Job Training in the US: Paths Toward Reforming the Workforce

Funding for government-supported job training in the US has been declining since the 1970s, and the current Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act program needs administrative reform to cut red tape…

July 21, 2023

Government-Supported Job Training in the US: Paths Toward Reforming The Workforce

Funding for government-supported job training in the US has been declining since the 1970s, and the current Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act program needs administrative reform to cut red tape…