Losing Wrap-Around Support

Losing Wrap-Around Support

Career Pathways programs, particularly those in community colleges, depend on strong wrap-around services and support for individuals as they gain new skills and transition to higher-wage jobs. This Executive Order does far more than add work requirements for those...
Renovating Career Pathways

Renovating Career Pathways

  Did you ever stay somewhere on vacation that seemed out of date or needed repairs? My husband and I spent a long weekend at the beach recently, enjoying the alternating stormy waves and sunny calm that characterize winters on the Oregon coast. The view from our...
Build Your Own Career Pathway

Build Your Own Career Pathway

Over the holidays, I spent time talking with my friend Tracy about her son and daughter and about the career and educational challenges they now faced as they made their way from adolescence to young adulthood. She asked, “Can you help them figure out a career...
Linking In to Career Pathways

Linking In to Career Pathways

This week I attended the first of a 3-part workshop series on “Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn,” sponsored by my local Small Business Development Center. As I reflected on the key concepts presented, it occurred to me that these ideas have direct relevance with how...