WorkLab Network Blog

Alyssa King

Alyssa King

Communications Manager at WorkLab Innovations

Recent Posts By Alyssa King:

Data Digest Oct 2018

Posted on November 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM

The latest research offers valuable insights into building a stronger workforce for your company. This is what we learned when we read through the newest studies.

Topics: workforce support

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Topics: workforce support

Expert Research Group Gains Insight on the Employer's Take on Workforce Support at The SOURCE

Posted on October 25, 2018 at 11:00 AM

The 2016 election led many of us to consider the challenges facing working class people in America, and the ways that they are being left behind in a growing economy. Aiming to find answers to some of these difficult questions, Opportunity America, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Brookings Institution convened a bipartisan working group of scholars and policy experts.

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Topics: workforce support

Second Cohort of WorkLab Members Launches with Learnings from Cohort One

Posted on October 4, 2018 at 10:00 AM

This week’s gathering in Detroit, Michigan, epitomized the aim of the WorkLab Network: One year after launching their programs in the Sustainable Workforce Model, the first cohort of network members convened to share their discoveries, innovations and moments of failing forward with WorkLab’s newest members.

Topics: learning network

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Topics: learning network

Impact Denver Proves the Value of Upskill Services

Posted on September 7, 2018 at 1:00 PM

With record low unemployment in Colorado, employers are facing a shortage of middle-skilled workers. Yet only half of workers report that their companies provide upskilling and career development opportunities that meet employees’ needs for advancement. Through a partnership with Impact Denver, WorkLab member organization WorkLife Partnership set out to prove the need for Upskill services in the Denver market.

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Data Digest

Posted on August 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Supporting your workforce so they can focus at work starts with understanding what's on their mind. We read through the research (so you don't have to), and we've got insights on where your employees are at right now.

Topics: workforce support

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Topics: workforce support

Harvard Kennedy Researcher Recommends Pilot of Sustainable Workforce Model in San Francisco

Posted on August 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM

The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) helps thousands of San Francisco residents train for in-demand work and connect with employment opportunities. However, the low retention rate among these workers has been an ongoing challenge for the agency. A researcher and Master in Public Policy candidate from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cassandra Agbayani, conducted a policy analysis for OEWD to explore why retention is so difficult to promote and what promising strategies could be replicated in San Francisco.

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