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Encore Innovation Fellow Joins CSW Team
By Kathy Stocking. At CSW, we’re invested in our belief that people who want to work should always have that opportunity. And we’re not alone. We’re currently hosting Encore Innovation Fellow, Beverly Burns, who leads our efforts to support Michigan workers who are seeking "encore careers" – jobs that combine personal meaning, continued income and social impact – in the second half
The Perks of Our Visionary Leadership
By Sherri Cavanaugh. It came as no surprise to me when CSW was recently named one of the top-ranked workforce development non-profits in the country. I've worked with CSW for over 20 years. We have a reputation for having visionary leaders who stay ahead of the trends in workforce development. One of the reasons we're able to keep ahead of the curve is that our leadership had the foresight t
Over 100 national workforce development experts from 90 organizations were asked to recommend nonprofits in the field. CSW ranked among the nation’s top 15 nonprofits in workforce development in 2013.
The Importance of Enthusiastic Engagement
By Holly Parker. Involving faculty in college transformation is critical to student success. Here’s how to do it well – no matter where you are in the change process. Faculty care deeply about student success. College faculty are on the “front lines” of efforts to help students gain credentials that are valued by employers. Perhaps no one, other than students themselves, cares more ab
Promoting Sustainable Work Practices
By Nina Babich. Lowe's and Home Depot in Kansas City each recently told their workers that full time jobs would now be half time. Managers were even reduced to half-time; two people will now be used to fill one manager position instead. The reason? The employers don't want to have to provide health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Heaven forbid stock holders should realize lower returns