Be sure to check out a new Working Nation article titled "Five Things About Jobs President Trump will have to Fix." Carl Van Horn, Director of the Heldrich Center, contributes his thoughts in this insightful and timely piece.
NJ101.5 recently profiled an exciting new partnership between the New Start Career Network (NSCN) and Big White Wall (BWW) to offer anonymous online support for NSCN members and their family members. Through BWW, NSCN members can share experiences anonymously in words and images, browse a library of self-care resources, and take modular courses to address issues such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, smoking, alcohol misuse, and weight management.
On September 14, 2016, the Center for American Progress and the New Start Career Network sponsored a session for Washington, D.C. policymakers entitled, "Strategies to Address Long-Term Unemployment for Older Job Seekers.” Featured speakers included Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Commissioner Erica Groshen, New Start Career Network Director Maria Heidkamp, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director of the John J.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has announced the appointment of Aaron R. Fichtner, Ph.D., as Acting Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJLWD), adding that he will formally nominate Dr. Fichtner to succeed Commissioner Harold J. Wirths.
Media release promoting the findings from an August 2016 survey. Examines respondents' views on the job market, their perspectives on the presidential election, and their assessments of foreign and immigrant workers.