The Goal.

Through input from employers & workforce, community, civic, labor & education leaders, CA is moving forward on strategies to build up economic resilience

The Problem.

Artificial intelligence, the rise of gig economy platforms and a new wave of automation will further change the future of work and the skill sets required to thrive in the workforce. Employers, workers and job seekers will all be impacted and must learn new skills to avoid being stranded.

FEATURED STORIES

May 16, 2018

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?

Results from the ambitious Future of Work series on workers stranded by technology Read More »

Future Of Work Landing
April 25, 2018

California online community college announces first health care pathway

Partnership with labor union launches program to train much-needed medical workers Read More »

REPORTING

Community Colleges are Learning a Lesson in Disruption – and Leadership
June 04, 2018 by Jim Mayer

Community Colleges are Learning a Lesson in Disruption – and Leadership

Reforms to open up access to higher education and incentivize completion are coming to a head this month Read More »

Fresno Future of Work MeetUp turns focus to proposed online community college
May 31, 2018

Fresno Future of Work MeetUp turns focus to proposed online community college

With pockets of extreme poverty in the Central Valley, leaders say online college must fit regional needs Read More »

California Community Colleges launch Self-Employment Pathways in the Gig Economy project
May 29, 2018

California Community Colleges launch Self-Employment Pathways in the Gig Economy project

Training program better prepares students for working independently and running a business Read More »

Report: Workforce needed to fill growing demand for SoCal health care services professionals
May 25, 2018 by Victor Abalos

Report: Workforce needed to fill growing demand for SoCal health care services professionals

Well-paying allied health jobs often don't require a four-year degree Read More »

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?
May 16, 2018

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?

Results from the ambitious Future of Work series on workers stranded by technology Read More »

L.A. high tech expo draws hundreds of students and future coders
May 08, 2018

L.A. high tech expo draws hundreds of students and future coders

Generation of digital natives gets a look at tech industry jobs — and the skills needed to get them Read More »

Digital skills increasingly needed to live and thrive in L.A. County
April 30, 2018

Digital skills increasingly needed to live and thrive in L.A. County

Almost a million workers at risk of being left behind in the county yet many IT jobs don’t require a four-year degree Read More »

How to build a workforce resistant to automation and disruptive technologies?
April 26, 2018 by Ian Hanigan

How to build a workforce resistant to automation and disruptive technologies?

Workforce experts discuss artificial intelligence, a new wave of automation and the rise of the gig economy Read More »

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