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What your parents didn’t tell you and your employer needs you to know, local author discusses her book

Dr. Tracey Jones, President of Tremendous Leadership and Co-author of A Message to Millennials: What your parents didn’t tell you and your employer needs you to know, joined us on Monday’s Smart Talk to discuss her book and the tips it offers to achieve success in the workplace.

By Aniya Faulcon

Pennsylvania doesn’t live up to its potential for turning innovation into jobs, new report finds

Pennsylvania universities often receive praise for their research in advanced fields, but a new study finds the state lags when it comes to turning academic breakthroughs into jobs.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

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How does one navigate the workplace successfully?

According to a survey conducted by Cision PR Newswire, while over 90% of senior managers said organizations have loosened up over the past decade, they agreed that certain behaviors are still frowned upon. But some dos and don’ts of the workplace are not always spelled out to an employee during their orientation.

By Aniya Faulcon

Pennsylvania jobless rate fell; payrolls, labor force up

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.8% from March’s rate.

By The Associated Press

In today’s job market, workers with criminal records are getting a chance

Amid the broader labor crunch in the U.S. economy, employers in other sectors have similarly opened up positions to people whose criminal pasts once might have shut them out of jobs.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

Remote work is commonplace now, and workers with disabilities stand to benefit

A silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people with disabilities might now have more employment options since the prevalence of and attitudes around remote work have shifted.

By Sarah Boden/WESA
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