The Atlantic's The New Work Era, featured one-on-one interviews and keynote speeches with leading corporate, government, and non-profit stakeholders on this issue. The New Work Era gathered industry heads, administration officials, university presidents, and other leaders in conversation about how to best prepare Americans for future workforce trends while ensuring the country bolsters its stature as a globally competitive economy.
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Keynote Speech: The Honorable Mark Warner, United States Senate
Panel Discussion: The New Work Era CEO Working Summit Synopsis
Headline Interview: The Honorable Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education
Panel Discussion: Educating for Employment
Headline Interview: Steve Case, Chairman and CEO, Revolution LLC
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