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Stacey Wagner

Guest blogger Stacey Jarrett Wagner has more than 20 years of experience in workforce development, conducting research and providing strategic thinking and technical assistance on workforce development issues.

Smalltime Superheroes

It looks like the suit of armor Tony Stark wore in Ironman. But instead of flying up into the stratosphere, it allows an explorer to dive deep into sea, and go

You Gotta Spend It to Make It

“There is most likely some interplay between the weak capital spending numbers and the weak job market of the last few years; there is less incentive to spend

The Magnitude of One

In college I learned about Chaos Theory, sometimes called Butterfly Effect in which small differences in an initial condition result in divergent outcomes in

Saying “I Do” To Your Workforce

As a workforce professional, I have finally overloaded on the term “skills gap”. I subscribe to a content aggregator, so that might be part of the problem, but

Put the Oxygen Mask on Yourself First

Q: What is the best way to get analytical engineers to be “squishy”? A: Project Oxygen is a good first step It’s a stretch for most people to think about

Have It Your Way

One of the most appealing characteristics of a capitalist society is the emphasis on consumer demand to drive product and service development. Want your burger

Guess Again

How many times during the day do you guess? You probably do it more than you think. I’ll bet you guess when it’s time to leave for work in the morning, or you