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Long-term Unemployment and Bridging the 'Skills Gap'

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Image-for-WWLA.jpgContinued unemployment at 8.2 percent is not just a political story, but a measure of human misery. When formerly middle class workers are on the streets with their children, what's the future of the "American Dream?" We talk about the human cost of long-term unemployment for millions of Americans, the causes and potential solutions.  

Credits

Guests:
Peter Goodman - New York Times / International Business Times - @petersgoodman, Peter Cappelli - University of Pennsylvania - @wharton, Todd Thibodeaux - Computing Technology Industry Association - @CompTIACEO, Cecilia Conrad - Pomona College

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Anna Scott, Frances Anderton