Unemployment http://aspenpublicradio.org en 21st Century Workforce http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/21st-century-workforce <p><strong>21st Century Workforce</strong></p><p>Interview with Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.</p><p>Penny Pritzker, Walter Isaacson</p><p>Penny Pritzker is US secretary of commerce, since June 2013. Previously, she was CEO of PSP Capital Partners and has developed such diverse companies as Vi, The Parking Spot, and Pritzker Realty Group. During the Obama administration, Pritzker has served on the President’s Council for Jobs and Competitiveness and the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. She is also a board member of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, Marmon Group, and LaSalle Bank Corporation. Much of Pritzker’s civic work focuses on public education. In 2012, she received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:44:19 +0000 Rob St. Mary 21009 at http://aspenpublicradio.org 21st Century Workforce State Updates Job #’s For End of 2012 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/state-updates-job-s-end-2012 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There were about 4400 more jobs last November than previously thought. That’s according to the latest numbers from Colorado’s Department of Labor and Employment. Chief Economist Alexandra Hall says the update doesn’t increase the overall average number of jobs during the fourth quarter of 2012. But the update does show Colorado's job numbers appear to be accurately reflecting the state's economy.</span></p> Thu, 30 May 2013 16:43:53 +0000 Elise Thatcher 2080 at http://aspenpublicradio.org State Updates Job #’s For End of 2012