Washington, DC - Over one-fifth of the current U.S. workforce is made up of workers in licensed occupations – jobs that require a government license. Current licensing systems, however, can become inefficient, resulting in barriers for workers trying to enter a profession, restricted worker mobility and ultimately impaired economic growth.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today introduced CyberSeek, an interactive online tool designed to make it easier for cybersecurity job seekers to find openings and for employers to identify the skilled workers they need. 

Honolulu, Hawaii - The Enlisted Women in Submarine Task Force hosted a recruitment and conversion brief at Lockwood Hall September 29.

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Research by James Westphal, a strategy professor at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, suggests women executives face social discrimination in the workplace, making their jobs harder.

Dahlgren, Virginia - Summer interns who worked on technological programs crucial to national defense and security are heading back to classrooms at universities across the country with a new perspective about the U.S. Navy.

Washington, DC - A public - private mentored research program based at the National Institutes of Health called the NIH Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP) has helped foster the careers of research-oriented medical and dental students, and similar programs may help bolster the dwindling pipeline of biomedical researchers and clinician - scientists, according to a study now available electronically in Academic Medicine.