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Moving Up In The New Economy: Career Ladders For U.S. Workers, Joan Fitzgerald Apr 2012

Moving Up In The New Economy: Career Ladders For U.S. Workers, Joan Fitzgerald

Joan Fitzgerald

[Excerpt] This book is about restoring the upward mobility of U.S. workers. Specifically it is about the one workforce-development strategy that is currently aimed at exactly that goal – the strategy of creating (or re-creating) not just jobs but also career ladders. Career-ladder strategies aim to devise explicit pathways of occupational advancement.