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National Youth Hiring Day 2021: By the Numbers

On June 16, The Hire Opportunity Coalition and Get Schooled hosted the fourth annual National Youth Hiring Day—a national, free virtual job fair for young people. The event featured leading national employers looking to fill more th...

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Press Release: National Youth Hiring Day 2021

Press Release: National Youth Hiring Day 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Adrianne Wright Adrianne@think-rosie.com   National Youth Hiring Day To Connect Overlooked Youth With More Than 135,000 Open, Entry-Level Jobs Fourth-annual hiring fair helps high-profile co...

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Leading Employers Set for National Youth Hiring Day

National Youth Hiring Day gives employers the opportunity to play a vital role during this unprecedented time in U.S. history, helping young people take their next step toward securing a meaningful job. In its fourth consecutive ye...

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Mothers Are Being Left Behind in America’s Economic Recovery from COVID-19

In a recent paper for Brookings, Lauren Bauer shed light on the fact mothers are being left behind in America\'s economic recovery from COVID-19. In 10 Economic Facts on How Mothers Spend Their Time, Bauer outlines that in times o...

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National Youth Hiring Day Set for June 16 with Goal of Connecting Youth to Entry-Level Jobs

The fourth-annual hiring fair helps high-profile companies bridge the employment gap exacerbated by the pandemic, with a focus on youth most in need. On June 16, The Hire Opportunity Coalition and Get Schooled are hosting the fourt...

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The Conference Board Analysis Confirms Labor Shortages Are Making a Comeback in 2021

After seeing unemployment rates reach 15% in April 2020, it seems incomprehensible we may already be facing a labor shortage in mid-2021. New research, Labor Shortages Are Making a Comeback, released by The Conference Board May 2...

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America’s Promise Alliance Survey of Youth During Covid Indicates Difficult Employment Experiences During Covid-19

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, youth unemployment has spiked dramatically, and the ensuing economic fallout has widened the longstanding employment gap between young people and the rest of the working population. The Sta...

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Unmudl: Community Colleges Powering the Skills-To-Jobs Marketplace

  The Unmudl Marketplace is an initiative led by a founding group of community colleges and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, working with the intermediary, SocialTech.ai, to create a skills-to-j...

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Upcoming Virtual Convenings to Address Key Topics That Impact Opportunity Youth

Upcoming virtual events being held by fellow organizations in the national ecology around opportunity youth—Aspen Institute Opportunity Youth Network and the National Youth Employment Coalition—will address key issues for opportunit...

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Stella and Hire Opportunity Coalition Working Together to Help Opportunity Youth Connect with Local Employment Opportunities

The Hire Opportunity Coalition, in partnership with Stella, is poised to create the most comprehensive point of connection between frontline employers and opportunity youth. HOC is building a coalition of employers that are committ...

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