Northern Kentucky has a robust manufacturing industry, representing 77% of all goods-producing sectors in the Commonwealth. And, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, manufacturing will continue to grow in the Bluegrass State.
In the two weeks since the devastating 7.8 earthquake in Ecuador, the government, nonprofit, and business communities have rallied together to orchestrate the relief efforts.
At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we get the privilege of working the business community on the work they do to make a positive impact around the world. And, every spring, we ask businesses to share that positive work by submitting a nomination for the Corporate Citizenship Awards!
U.S. manufacturers today face a tremendous challenge finding quality talent to stay competitive in the global economy. Part of the solution is to attract an untapped but talented demographic of people who are already making significant contributions to the field of manufacturing: women.
Most people typically regard the cause of global development as the domain of government officials, church leaders, charitable NGO directors, and philanthropic rock stars.
America has people without jobs, but it also has jobs without people – about 5.6 million of them. Why can't those jobs be filled? Because job candidates lack the required skills. We call this situation the skills gap.
Kansas understands that succeeding in the workforce relies heavily on receiving quality training; but, deciding on what skills and competencies should be prioritized in the classroom without the input of the business community can prove to be difficult.
Each passing week seems to bring another negative story about Common Core: viral social media posts show nonsensical math homework assignments that stump parents, and presidential candidates and state legisl
It’s officially spring. And this means we are getting close to graduation ceremonies all across the country. Over the next several weeks, college campuses will finalize commencement speakers, students will cram for final exams, and employers will seek new talent to enhance their workforce.