We need a ‘no results, no funding’ workforce policy

Less than 1 percent of government funding is tied to results-oriented workforce training programs.

Marissa Warren decided to go back into the workforce after being out for a decade. She went to her local one-stop American Job Center and signed up for a three-month training course to become a medical billing clerk. Only after successfully completing the program did she learn that the only employers that were hiring in her area wanted applicants with previous experience.