Posts Tagged: Employment

Learning, All Grown Up

Key takeaways from data on adult learners in New England ... Educational opportunities for those age 25 and older allow people already in the workforce to improve their skills, employment opportunities and wages in ways that they may not otherwise be able to. Changing economic conditions, which increasingly limit opportunities to those with postsecondary degrees, mean that the incentives ...

Launching the Next Industrial Revolution in New England: New Hampshire’s Green Launching Pad 1.0 and 2.0

There is an exciting new opportunity for universities and colleges to advance the New England economy and at the same time help address environmental concerns. The current snapshot of New England’s economy relative to other areas is favorable. The region suffered less decline during the recent recession than the national average, and the region’s recovery has been stronger than the na...

Flexibility is Key for Working Parents

Flexibility with work is key to maintaining the "work-life balance" issue with which many parents struggle. Nearly a quarter of working parents have passed up promotions because of issues relating to  flexibility, according to a report produced by the Carsey Institute, UNH Cooperative Extension and New Hampshire Employment Security this week at the NH Work-Life Summit....