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The Promise and Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence for Global Development

DAVOS, Switzerland — This week, as leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss how to “create a shared future in a fractured world,” many of…

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s Final State of the State Speech

Today, more Coloradans are working than ever before. The Colorado secret is out, our in-migration to the front range is the envy of the nation….

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Employers Are Looking for Job Candidates in the Wrong Places

The employers who can’t seem to fill the United States’s roughly 6 million vacant jobs are at a loss for what to do. Qualified candidates…


Jobs Lost, Jobs Gained

Panelists: Zoë Baird, CEO and President, Markle Foundation Tim O’Reilly, CEO, O’Reilly Media Interviewer Michael Chui, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute and Rework America Task Force…

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What Resumes Can’t Show about Job Candidates, Skills Tests Can

Jessel-Paul Smith was nervous as he walked into a recent job fair at Tufts Medical Center; the 41-year-old had spent a full decade out of…

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The Importance of Skills-Based Hiring

I was recently privileged to become a founding member of the Rework America Task Force. Part of the Markle Foundation, this group seeks to transform…

News Release

Introducing The Governor’s Coaching Corps

Governor Hickenlooper and Skillful Launch Statewide Career Coaching Professional Development Program to Help Colorado Job Seekers Prepare for Digital Economy Governor’s Coaching Corps Brings Together…

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Skills-Based Hiring Will Shift the Marketplace, Experts Say

For many American workers, technological advancement will mean the end of their jobs. A recent report by the National Bureau of Economic Research estimates that…


The Atlantic Live Future of Work Summit

Panelists: Beth Cobert, CEO, Skillful Karan Chopra, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, [email protected] Mark Orttung, CEO, Nexient Moderator: Gillian White, Senior Associate Editor, The Atlantic…

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Building the Workforce of Tomorrow Begins Today

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Gov. John Hickenlooper, and other state agencies are now partnering with organizations like CareerWise to move the work-based…

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States Focus On Middle-Skills Jobs Gap

Among the state’s other initiatives, Kentucky is investing $100 million in a workforce development program. The state will also pay for an individual’s associate’s degree…

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How Innovative Hiring Practices Can Help Solve The Tech Industry’s Diversity Problem

The guiding creed behind skills-based hiring is “if you can do the job, you should get the job.” Whether you learned web design by maintaining…