volume xxv no. 26 - september 4 2017

States Look To Grow ‘Middle Skill’ Workforce | 09-01-2017

When optometrist Dena Davidson decided she was ready to leave her profession behind, she knew two things. First, she was really interested in pursuing a career in human resources management. Second, she was less sure where or how to get started. ...

Bird’s Eye View

Majority Of States Have Adopted “Skills Equity” Policies | 09-01-2017

Thirty-one states have adopted policies aimed at expanding access to middle-skill jobs, those that require education and training beyond high school but not a college degree and which comprise the biggest share of the labor market, according to the National...

Once Around the Statehouse Lightly

Fish, Fish Fishin’| 09-01-2017