A recent publication in Issues in Science and Technology–co-authored by Workcred’s Isabel Cardenas-Navia and New America’s Shalin Jyotishi–explores Learning and Employment Records (LERs), digital records […]
As states and jurisdictions begin to lift their COVID-19 restrictions, millions of Americans are enjoying things they did before the pandemic such as traveling, attending […]
Several factors may deter older workers (age 50+) from pursuing training. Some might question the return on investment for new skills and credentials as one […]
Many people use the terms certification and certificate interchangeably. While both recognitions fall under the category of a credential, they differ significantly. Therefore, individuals, particularly […]
In September 2020, ANAB was approved by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship as a Standards Recognition Entity (SRE). This approval enables ANAB […]
Survey data shows that certification bodies are ready to participate in linking their administrative data with other administrative data, in terms of already collecting data or being willing to collect additional data needed for accurate data matching.
Certifications have the potential to be useful tools in addressing re-employment, re-deployment, and re-education challenges that workers face in the current labor market. The most […]
While technology is disrupting the personnel certification ecosystem, its transformative powers will be realized only if these innovations are grounded in quality standards. A standard […]