Education for the Public Workforce

Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

In January, New York’s governor announced a new perk for some state government employees: $5,000 scholarships. The money will go to 60 of the state's top-performing staffers and can be ...
Education for the Public Workforce
9/28/16

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The Volcker Alliance today announced a donation of $1.5 million from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The unrestricted grant will be used to further the Alliance’s work to ...
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

Trice Construction was frustrated. For years, the Chicago contractor for sidewalks, curbs, gutters, foundations and pavement had been dealing ...

Commentary: Raj Sharma, Peter Morrissey

Every year, thousands of professionals at all levels of government in the United States execute contracts to buy $2 trillion in public goods and services, ranging from fighter jets ...
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Peter Morrissey

Each year, governments in the United States spend about $2 trillion to purchase goods and services—from tanks to textbooks to health care to software—for public use. While the scale ...
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

Several weeks ago, we wrote a column about employee surveys in state and local government. It focused on the importance of using the results to take actions that improve the workplace. ...
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

During the Great Recession years, filling jobs in the public sector was uncomplicated. With unemployment rates high, there was no shortage of applicants. “When we had the downturn, ...

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