Building careers while incarcerated
1 Feb 2022
Just like so many other graduation speakers, Martin Medina urged his fellow graduates to focus on their futures as they were awarded associate’s degrees through Milwaukee Area Technical College earlier this month.
“Though change is inevitable, positive change is what matters and that is what we represent today,” Medina said. “We make no excuse for the past, just equal opportunity for the future.”
In October, I found myself seated in an autonomous shuttle vehicle that’s part of the PAUL (Piloting Autonomous Use Locally) service launched by Site Selection’s home city of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, in partnership with T-Mobile 5G and Beep, an Orlando-based company that creates “multi-passenger, electric, autonomous mobility solutions.” Detrick Traylor,...
A ‘Sansdemic’ Is On the HorizonJan 31 2022
A prerequisite for a high-quality workforce is people. To upskill employees, attract remote workers, or fill a skill gap through a community college program, you first need people. That may be rather obvious, but talent attraction and retention efforts have been built on the assumption that when it comes to...
Labor force participation rates drop when fewer people of working age are either employed or actively looking for work. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the percentage of working-age people between 25 and 54 years old peaked in 1995 at 72 percent, and it has been on a...