With $40 million grant, ‘American manufacturing will be reborn in El Paso’
The Texas project is part of a billion-dollar national effort to grow local economic hubs and create good jobs in places that aren’t the typical urban superstars.
September 12, 2022
Missouri tries a new playbook—treating the unemployed like college applicants
The state is working with the company Wiley to recruit dislocated workers for education and training, rather than waiting for them to show up.
April 20, 2022
New federal program extends training and ‘a compass’ to small business owners
The Small Business Administration is investing in more support and training for minority entrepreneurs and businesses in underserved communities.
February 2, 2022
Intel bets big on American-made computer chips—and the workforce to build them
As Intel makes a $20 billion bet on making semiconductors in Ohio, it's also investing big—$100 million—in education and training for the workers it will need.
January 27, 2022
Do we know what jobs are in high demand?
Modern technology has dramatically changed hiring and the way the country tracks labor market demand. But how much does data really tell us about today's in-demand jobs?
November 10, 2021
In search of employment, many four-year graduates say they have to leave the country’s “Borderplex” region
Despite El Paso's focus on economic development, new graduates of the public four-year university there make almost $10k less than comparable graduates across the state—and many move for greater opportunity.
August 25, 2021