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Filling in the Gaps: How Workforce Agencies are Using Alison.com to Fundamentally Change Skills-Based Training

In the United States, hundreds of workforce agency administrators have used Alison.com to develop suites of freely-accessible online courses, forming educational cornerstones key to federally-funded government programs.

Skills-based workforce development: building careers pathways to real-world jobs.

In education and workforce development, the consensus is that there is a shift happening towards skills-based training and career pathways models.

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It’s time to consider every workforce agency’s greatest asset – the team at the front line. Nurturing, developing, and boosting emotional intelligence (EI) in these crucial positions will change the way you see business, forever.

Painting it Gold: Mining Data from the PIRL to Make Informed Decisions

Did you know that there are 488 data fields in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act’s (WIOA) Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL)? FutureWork Systems' Geoff Smith discusses how you can mine gold from these fields to make informed data decisions.