All posts tagged manufacturing

The Mosaic Economy – Exploring Labor Markets in a Mosaic Economy

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The concept of the mosaic economy suggests a fresh approach to analyzing labor market trends. The job market can be very dynamic, with new opportunities emerging as the economy shapes and re-shapes itself. People work in many creative efforts, often in jobs that do not fit neatly into the categories defined by labor market statistics.  […]

The Mosaic Economy – Career Exploration & “Telling Stories”

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Telling Stories   When I was in college I attended a retirement party for an economics professor, a woman who had entered the economics field when it was unusual for women to do so. “I knew I wanted to be an economist,” she explained, “when I was a little girl and traveled with my family. Whenever […]

Yes! I Told You So! Good News about Manufacturing in the U.S.

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This is the cheerful type of “I Told You So” when other people start to notice and agree with something you’ve been quietly saying for a long time. Lots of us who work in career development and workforce development roles have held onto the idea that the U.S. manufacturing sector is NOT going to disappear. […]