Joan Lynch describes workforce trends and solutions

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Our return guest is Joan Lynch, a prize-winning producer and Chief Content Officer of WorkingNation. That’s a non-profit journalism and media company that brings attention to issues impacting the workforce, and shines light on solutions that can make a difference. Joan explains how implementing the Infrastructure Act requires more trained workers, which means employers and government officials are creating a mix of programs to move people quickly into new careers. She says if recruitment of talent is done well, it will provide millions of opportunities at every level, from construction to management, and many new jobs won’t require a degree. Joan also predicts that new possibilities will open for people who have been marginalized in the past, like older workers and those with disabilities, as well as the neurodiverse community. For more see: