Employment

Opportunity Occupations Revisited
By Fed Communities Staff
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
By Fed Communities Staff
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.
By Fed Communities Staff
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.
By Fed Communities Staff
Keith Wardrip, community development research manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, defines "opportunity occupations."
By Fed Communities Staff
Keith Wardrip, community development research manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, explains why identifying opportunity jobs is important to the economy.
By Fed Communities Staff
Gary Thompson, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Regional Growth Partnership in Toledo, Ohio, shares the importance of local teamwork for building opportunity.
By Fed Communities Staff
Coleena Ali, vice president of resident services, Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority, explains why four-year degrees aren't the only path to opportunity.
By Fed Communities Staff
"It may not be college, but it may be some training," says Coleena Ali, vice president of resident services, Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
By Fed Communities Staff
Giving students options when they consider employment means that education, industry, and community need to work hand in hand.
By Fed Communities Staff
"It will definitely move our community in a different way," says Catherine Crosby, chief of staff to Toledo, Ohio, mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz.