This USA Today article examines the long-term unemployed job seekers in today's job market. Heldrich Center Director Carl Van Horn speaks about the obstacles faced by this group of job seekers, and how occassional job searches by those laid off in the downturn create more competition for jobs among job seekers who have been unemployed for six months or more. Read the full article here.
The Heldrich Center is seeking applicants for two freelance opportunties.
Heldrich Center Director Carl Van Horn offered his commentary in a NJ.com article outlining the newly released Census five-year snapshot, and the information it provides on jobs in New Jersey.
The New Start Career Network recently hosted a job fair for its member. Over 200 job seekers and 45 employers participated in the fair.
On December 1 and 2, 2016, a wide range of national and state experts and policymakers as well as New Jersey K-12 educators, postsecondary educators, workforce development and labor representatives, civic and nonprofit organizations, legislators, business leaders, members of the philanthropic community, and researchers convened to take part in a forum that marked the public launch of New Jersey’s P20W State Longitudinal Data System.