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“The State of the Job Market in 2014" with HEIDI SHIERHOLZ, Ph.D, Economist

  • Mon, August 11, 2014
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • 40Plus Conference Room***(Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.)
 

Directions to 40 Plus

Monday Morning Speaker: Heidi Shierholz

"The State of the Job Market in 2014" What is causing today's persistent high unemployment and what it means for your job search.

with HEIDI SHIERHOLZ, Ph.D, Economist

 

What you will learn in this session:


  Is today’s persistent high unemployment being caused by workers not having the right skills for the jobs that are available, or by weak demand for workers at all levels of skill?  

Biography

Heidi Shierholz joined the Economic Policy Institute in 2007. Her areas of research include trends in employment, unemployment, and compensation, income and wealth inequality, the low-wage labor market, the minimum wage, and the gender wage gap. Shierholz is a frequent contributor to broadcast and radio news outlets, including: ABC, CBS, CNN and NPR, and is regularly quoted in print and online media outlets, including the New York Times, Washington Post and the Huffington Post.  She has repeatedly been called to testify in Congress on labor market issues.  She is also a member of the board of directors of the DC Employment Justice Center. She previously worked as an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto.

Education
Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan
M.A., Economics, University of Michigan
M.S., Statistics, Iowa State University
B.A., Mathematics, Grinnell College



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Plan to join us after the meeting for networking.  Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby Brookings Institution.

Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.

Doors open at 9:45 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036

Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red Line) South Exit

  1. Leave the Dupont Circle Metro Station by the 19th Street SOUTH exit.
  2. At the top of the escalator (street level), turn 180 degrees, and walk a short distance towards Dupont Circle.
  3. Turn right and walk counter-clockwise around the outside of the Circle, past Connecticut and Massachusetts Avenues.
  4. At P Street, turn right . Proceed on P Street past 18th Street.
  5. 40Plus is near the end of the block on the right side, at 1718 P Street, in the Webster House apartment building.
  6. See below for ONCE YOU ARE AT THE BUILDING directions.
Map & Detailed Directions to 40Plus

Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.

40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036

40Plus of Greater Washington
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Phone: 202-387-1582

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