Salary Negotiation Skills for College Women

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Career Readiness: Salary Negotiation Skills for Women – Awhile back The New York Times had an article about workshops at the College of Mount St. Vincent in the Bronx — and their goal: to help college-aged women learn salary negotiation skills. The Wage Project  an organization aiming to closing the gender pay gap, along with the American…

Last Mile Training for Students

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This summer there was an article in The NY Times called A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree. It discussed a new but promising category in the American labor market: people working in so-called new-collar or middle-skill jobs. As the United States struggles with how to match good jobs to…

Associations and the Future of Work

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Associations and the Future of Work Description: Reposted from  Association Forecast: Alcorn Associates Blog “Tectonic changes are reshaping U.S. workplaces as the economy moves deeper into the knowledge-focused age. These changes are affecting the very nature of jobs by rewarding social, communications and analytical skills. They are prodding many workers to think about lifetime commitments to retraining…