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Friday, Sept. 28, 2012

Changing dynamics in education, workforce

 Men are in deep trouble, and it would seem it’s their own damn fault. In The End of Men and the Rise of Women (Riverhead), Hanna Rosin lays out an impressive array of studies, statistics, stories and anecdotes...
Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Choosing the right path

Selecting a college has always been one of the most important decisions a person will make, but with today’s one-two punch of rising tuition costs and spiking unemployment, the stakes have rarely seemed higher. For most of the population, a bachelor’s degree is a basic requirement for finding a decent job, but these days it’s far from a guarantee...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Money is flowing in and more could be on the way

Four months after President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the billions of dollars slated for Wisconsin are beginning to appear. Of the $787 billion ARRA funds to be doled out nationwide, Wisconsin is earmarked to receive $3.7 billion. That may not...
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

About 70,000 jobs will be saved or created in Wisconsin

With the approval of the $789 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, President Barack Obama delivered on his promise to stabilize the sagging economy he inherited from ex-President George Bush through increased investment in domestic projects and programs. The White House estimates that the...
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Donald Sykes Discusses the City's efforts to Create Employment

When Donald Sykes took over the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board in 2007, he had decades of experience in training new workers. Sykes—a former head of the Social Development Commission and the New Hope Project, and a veteran of Washington policy-making—returned two years ago to a Milwaukee...