As the United States slowly emerges from economic recession, there is one group who continues to lag behind in recovery—youth.
This 11th issue of Business Horizon Quarterly (BHQ) is focused on the topic of education.
Published in the fall of 2014, this edition touches on issues including K-12 academic performance, workforce training, technology in the classroom, and American competitiveness.
Registration for this event is now CLOSED. No on-site registration will be available.
A link to a live webcast of this event will be posted on Friday morning at 9:00 a.m.
Although some would beg to differ, the facts don’t lie: there is a shortage of STEM-skilled workers in this country, and this growing skills gap will have an ever-increasing impact on the ability of busi
SAVE THE DATE
Today, the engine of the U.S. economy is facing a serious crisis. Our education system is failing to keep pace with our economy and employers are struggling to find skilled workers who can contribute to their growth and competitiveness. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is working with employers to close the skills gap by leveraging lessons learned from supply chain management and applying them to education and workforce partnerships.
Recently, the U.S.
This week has been noteworthy given the renewed focus and affirmation of workforce development programs.
As an engineer working for a global communications networking company, I cannot overstate the value of having a good education. My teenage son, however, is more amazed by the fact that I was schooled during the “B.C. era” -- before computers.
As a single mother of three unable to find employment in Orlando, Fla., Amanda struggled to make ends meet. Lacking employable skills, Amanda could not find meaningful work.