Updated: Oct 30, 2020
With unemployment claims in the United States now reaching more than 45 million, the pandemic is laying bare the great deficiencies of the American education and workforce infrastructure, which has never been well-suited to helping low-wage workers navigate to higher economic ground.
But we can now map the trajectories of people who have successfully made the leap to different industries and higher-wage roles. And we can see which skills have been particularly valuable in propelling those career switches.
Read more of Michelle's article on Harvard Business Review.