Employment

Goodwill TulsaWorks
From job training and industry-recognized skills certificates to job placement services and financial literacy education, get to know one program helping low- and moderate-income residents of Oklahoma and southwest Missouri enter the workforce.
Native American Labor Dashboard
How are Native Americans faring in the labor market? The new Native American Labor Market Dashboard lets you track statistics are not readily available anywhere else.
Diverse group of employees taking notes
Imagine that racial and gender gaps no longer exist in the labor market. Would economic benefits extend beyond people no longer facing disparities?
Explore Your Options
The Occupational Mobility Explorer tool helps you identify transferable job skills and explore career opportunities in your community.
Opportunity Occupations Revisited
Get insights about opportunity occupations, jobs that pay a good wage without requiring a four-year college degree, in 121 metro areas.
Opportunity Occupations: Joining the Workforce
Toledo, Ohio has the nation's highest share of good jobs that don't require a Bachelor's degree. Our video series explores what's working.
Opportunity occupations, which are good-paying jobs for people without a four-year college degree, are the focus of a short documentary by the Federal Reserve.
Keith Wardrip, community development research manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, defines "opportunity occupations."
Keith Wardrip, community development research manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, explains why identifying opportunity jobs is important to the economy.
Gary Thompson, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Regional Growth Partnership in Toledo, Ohio, shares the importance of local teamwork for building opportunity.