This blog is the first in a five-part series co-written by Corporation for a Skilled Workforce and The Financial Clinic. Financial Insecurity: A Barrier to a Jobseekers Success. Part 1 — Why to Integrate A young woman is enrolled part-time in community college and looking for a job to help pay for her student expenses. Given her family’s financial situation, she’s unsure of how a
Integrating financial security services into workforce development programs can achieve more impact without requiring significantly extra cost and time. Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) and The Financial Clinic (the Clinic) have partnered to analyze the impacts of financial security services on workforce development programs, with results released in four issue briefs. Download all iss
The board of directors of Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) is pleased to announce the hiring of Ryan Davis as President and CEO. Davis was selected after an extensive national search and will become the third CEO in 26 years, starting January 1, 2018. He succeeds Jeannine La Prad who has held the post for 12 years and will remain on staff with CSW as a Senior Fellow. "We're excited to
As noted in a 2015 report prepared by Jobs for the Future for JPMorgan Chase’s New Skills at Work initiative, growth in some segments of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) labor market remains strong, with 42,000 middle-skill job openings projected every year through 2018. These jobs are projected to pay an average of $24.27 per hour, which is 35% higher than the local “living wage.” And yet
New blog released! Written by CSW's Larry Good and Holly Zanville from the Lumina Foundation. The blog, 'Four Lessons Learned from the National Connecting Credentials Campaign' is a reflection on the five years of work so far in the Connecting Credentials project managed by CSW. Click here to read more and visit the Facebook page to listen to a Q+A with Larry and Holly about the work.