Monthly Archives: September 2015

Redesigning America’s Community Colleges

I must be in back to school mode as I have been reading lots of work related books and have been covering several of them in recent blog posts.   Today, I’ve got one more to add to the list:  Redesigning … Continue reading

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The World of Workforce Development: A New Guide

The world of workforce development is a complicated place.  As a consultant, I work for many workforce development organizations, and, as a citizen, I even sit on my own local Workforce Investment Board.  But, even with this background, I have … Continue reading

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The Local Economy Solution: A Mini-Review

Michael Shuman is a prolific author, long-time advocate for local business, and a driving force behind the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE).   His latest book, The Local Economy Solution, packs up all of these influences and pushes for … Continue reading

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Self-Employed in the UK: By Choice or Necessity?

An interesting new study takes a look at the state of Great Britain’s 1099 Economy.  The study, with the not-catchy title of “The Post Crisis Growth in the Self-Employed:  Volunteers or Reluctant Recruits,” examines changes in the UK’s workforce structure … Continue reading

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