Workforce of the Future

Career Fairs Provide Good Opportunities in Tight Labor Market image

Career Fairs Provide Good Opportunities in Tight Labor Market

With record-low unemployment and a tight labor market, Bay Area employers are struggling to find qualified workers for many good-paying, middle ski...
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Will California Have the Talent It Needs to Compete Economically?

Are students and job seekers getting the education and training employers need to compete in a rapidly changing and global economy? To help answer ...
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Check Your Blind Spots on Unconscious Bias

Unconscious bias plays a central role in shaping our perspectives on those we work with and the people we surround ourselves with. This week, Bay A...
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Connecting Immigrants, Refugees to Tech Jobs

There are nearly 2 million immigrants and refugees currently in the U.S. who have college degrees from their home countries but are unemployed or w...
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Expanding Economic Opportunity to All Regions of the State

The Bay Area Council this week brought its insights and expertise to the 2019 California Economic Summit in Fresno, where Gov. Newsom and top leade...
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Creating Seamless School-to-Career Transitions

Data from the National Center for Education Statistics shows that students are more likely to fall through the cracks in the transitions between hi...
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Chief Diversity Officers Forum Advances Inclusive Workplaces

Management plays a key role in advancing or damaging diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Chief Diversity Officers convened for the second tim...
Future of Work: How Employers Are Adapting to Changing Needs image

Future of Work: How Employers Are Adapting to Changing Needs

The future of work is upon us, and how employers adapt to changing needs in the workforce will be critical in maintaining the Bay Area as the best ...
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Calbright Online College Opens Its ‘Doors’

Calbright College this week officially opened its registration for the 2020 year. With over 400 applications in the first week, there is enthusiasm...
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CSU East Bay President Morishita Announces Retirement

Longtime Bay Area Council Board member Leroy Morishita this week announced his retirement after a 40-year career with the California State Universi...
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