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Wednesday, April 5, 2017
“Everyone who has a smartphone should be able to have a smart career,” keynote speaker Zoe Baird said to a packed room at The Forum 2017, presented by the National Association of Workforce...
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Thursday, July 28, 2016
When it comes to investments in training and education, states have several streams of funding. Workforce training programs for organizations, investments in elementary and secondary...
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Friday, April 1, 2016
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Thursday, October 8, 2015
The ATD Public Policy Council has released a new edition of Bridging the Skills Gap, the association's whitepaper on the skills gap and the important role talent development professionals...
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Friday, January 8, 2016
Career and technical education (CTE) programs are vital to overcoming the skills gap. For this reason, the Association for Talent Development joined more than 300 other organizations in...
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Monday, November 17, 2014
The United States spends more than $720 million annually on improving employee engagement, according 2012 research from industry analysts Bersin & Associates. The Center for Creative...
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Monday, June 30, 2014
June 30 Update: On June 25, WIOA passed the United States Senate by a near-unanimous vote of 95-3 and will next move to the House of Representatives for a vote, though the timing is unclear...
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Thursday, August 15, 2013
On July 31, the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed S 1356, a bill that would reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, which expired in...
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Thursday, April 11, 2013
On March 15, the U.S. House of Representatives—through a vote of 215-202—passed HR 803, The SKILLS Act (Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills). This bill would reauthorize...
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Friday, October 19, 2012
This report is the fourth from ASTD to cover the growing importance of talent to organizational performance and the skills gap that threatens so many organizations today. The 2012 edition...
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
As part of The American Taxpayer Relief Act (HR 8), the legislation passed by Congress to avoid a “fiscal cliff” and maintain tax cuts and long-term unemployment benefits among other...
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Friday, August 3, 2012
ASTD is interested in gathering brief case studies from organizations that have addressed skills gaps within their workforce, especially those in high demand industries. Case studies will...
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Tuesday, June 19, 2012
On Thursday, June 7, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Education and the Workforce approved The Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4297) to reauthorize the...
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Monday, April 16, 2012
ASTD has been following the activities of the Workforce Investment Act reauthorization. Though there was some activity in the Senate last year, it appears the activity this year is in the...
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Wednesday, April 11, 2012
In March 2011, GovLoop―a vibrant online community connecting more than 50,000 public sector professionals―set out to explore the creation of a government-wide mentoring program. GovLoop...
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Wednesday, April 11, 2012
At a seminar sponsored by the Public Manager Journal and Federal Special Interest Group of the D.C. Chapter of ASTD, diversity expert Mauricio Velasquez explained that diversity training...
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Thursday, September 15, 2011
Led by ASTD's Public Policy Council, ASTD will be heading back to Capitol Hill as part of the chapter leaders conference (ALC) this fall. Congressional Conversations will be a...
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Wednesday, August 31, 2011
As I have mentioned many times in my blog posts, ASTD members who engage in the public workforce system have access and information to many opportunities for the organizations. There are...
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Wednesday, August 3, 2011
As many of you who follow my blog know, ASTD has been advocating and stressing to members of Congress and their staffs the past few years of the importance of reauthorizing the Workforce...
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Thursday, May 5, 2011
ETA announces the availability of approximately $240 million in funds for an H-1B Technical Skills Training Grants program. This grant program is designed to provide education, training,...
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