They’re Here! Millennials Are the Largest Generation In the U.S. Labor Force

Anybody else remember this clip from Poltergeist (1982)? As poltergeists shake the room, disrupting the sleeping characters, the little blonde girl turns to the camera and says, “They’re heeere!” The sentiment seems to mirror recent news from the Pew Research Center about millennials in the workforce: This week, a new analysis of labor force estimates […]

The Myths of Long-Term Unemployment

There are certain criteria that must be met in order for unemployment to be considered “long-term” unemployment. We have a post on the ins and outs of long-term unemployment here, but the bottom line is that Americans who have been looking for work for 28 weeks or more are generally deemed a long-term unemployed person. […]

America Gets Creative: the Winners of the 3D-Printed Ornament Challenge

Back in October, the White House announced 3D-printed ornament challenge. In an effort to get Makers more involved in government, the White House allowed people the chance to show off their skills. The best part was that you didn’t have to be experienced in 3D design or need a 3D printer—it really was a great […]

Calling All Makers: Announcing the First-Ever White House 3D-Printed Ornament Challenge!

Calling all makers: we have some very exciting news for you. Earlier today, the White House announced that it would be hosting its first-ever 3D-printed ornament challenge! By now, most people are probably already familiar with White House ornaments. You know–the ones that change every year and always seem to show up on Christmas trees […]