News & Media

Wednesday December 24, 2014
By Mary V.L. Wright
"If only we could change the way we do this!”“Why can’t my team see the value in changing this system?”"I liked the way we’ve managed this process—I don’t think we need to do anything differently.” These are phrases we hear in our organizations all the time. Each reflects how we react to new ideas...
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Labor Market Information
Monday December 15, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Marlene Seltzer will retire as JFF’s President and CEO effective February 1, 2015. Marlene joined JFF in 1996 as Executive Vice President and became President and CEO in 2004. Over the past decade, Marlene has been a catalyst for JFF’s growth, from...
Thursday December 11, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Washington, DC (December 11, 2014)—A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and Jobs for the Future finds that although federal transportation dollars can be used to fund training and support services to improve gender diversity in construction, few states are taking advantage...
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Green Skills, Federal Workforce Policy
Thursday December 4, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
BOSTON, MA (December 4, 2014) – Today, Jobs for the Future and Michael Collins, Associate Vice President for Postsecondary State Policy for JFF, will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to...
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Career Pathways, Adult Basic Education
Monday November 17, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Year One Implementation Report finds career pathways helping students with low basic skills prepare for careers in IT, health care, manufacturing and more Download print version. BOSTON, MA (November 17, 2014) – An independent evaluation of Accelerating Opportunity, conducted by the Urban...
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Adult Basic Education, Career Pathways