Whether or not you’re having an “economic recovery” depends on who you are. The Washington Post summed it up succinctly: “Americans with college degrees fully recovered all pandemic job losses by May, while Americans without college degrees remain 4.5 million jobs below pre-pandemic levels.” Even as more and more companies realize that the jobs they’re […]

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It’s much easier to get an education if the systems in your life provide flexibility and grace. If you can get time off work when you need it, can afford a new computer when an old one breaks, if you can get healthcare when you need it, and you don’t have to worry about whether […]

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According to a new report, the Salesforce software will generate 9 million new jobs by 2026, and $1.6 trillion in new revenues.   That means plentiful jobs and higher salaries for people trained and certified in this new technology.   Salesforce isn’t the only Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software in the market, but it is perhaps the […]

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Here’s the good news: the proportion of Americans with college degrees has increased significantly over the last decade, rising from 38 to 45 percent among 25-34 year olds.   Here’s the bad news: all this progress hasn’t closed the attainment gap for different racial and ethnic groups. In fact, the gap has gotten wider. According to […]

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What is a CRM Platform Administrator, and why would you want to be one? CRM stands for “Customer Relationship Management,” and a CRM platform — like Salesforce — is the software that companies use to keep track of their interactions with customers, vendors, employees, and everyone else who matters to their business.   It’s a whole […]

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A recent article in the New York Times highlighted just how much rural school districts across the country are struggling, and how little support they have.   “Nationwide, more than 9.3 million children — nearly a fifth of the country’s public-school students — attend a rural school,” the article notes. “That’s more than attend the nation’s […]

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The federal unemployment benefits set up during the pandemic expired on Labor Day, highlighting just how much the pandemic recovery is hardest on those who are already vulnerable. According to the California Budget and Policy Center, around two million Californians will lose their employment benefits entirely, and another 500,000 will have their benefits cut by […]

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