Coming from his background in higher education policy, Brian Crouse, vice president of education programs at the Missouri Chamber of Commerce, is keenly aware of how critical it is to bridge the gap between what the education sector provides for students and what the business community needs from potential workers coming out of their pipeline. The Business Leads Fellowship offered him a new process and tools to communicate more effectively with these stakeholders.
November 21, 2022
Career connection platforms, like Tallo, have remained committed to helping employers overcome the challenges of today’s labor market by building solid early talent recruitment strategies even in the midst of talent shortages.
October 17, 2022
At a time when we need to address STEM labor shortages, we cannot afford to leave segments of our population behind. The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports a strategy to address these issues through the newly funded Community College Presidents’ Initiative in STEM Education. Community colleges, serving the most diverse student body in higher education, are fertile ground for effective diversification of the STEM workforce. 51% of community college students taking college credit classes are students of color.
September 20, 2022
Shannon White, Partner, National Security outlines the importance of community preparedness as we head into hurricane season.
August 26, 2022
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has partnered with Philips and the World Economic Forum’s Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE) to help companies in the capital equipment sector transition to a circular “make-use-reuse” model to realize a better future for people and the planet.
August 16, 2022
Following last month's 11th Annual Building Resilience Conference, policy experts, thought leaders, and government officials gave remarks on the importance of private-public partnerships to build resilience, equity and closing the gap on small business readiness, and optimizing supply chain coordination.
July 27, 2022
July 11, 2022
Due to our systemic interdepedence, extreme events have greater implications to the marketplace broadly, communities, and individuals daily on a more intimate level globally. Rob Glenn, vice president of Global Resilience at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation outlines how we can consider developing stabilizing solutions together.
June 30, 2022
In the future, executives will likely integrate resilience into corporate strategy instead of as a peripheral item apart from the core business. If a company doesn’t possess readiness or resilience, it will not be able to generate value in its core function or its more philanthropic efforts of doing good amid increasing disasters.
June 24, 2022
High school students and business alike gain tremendous benefits from working together. Tyng Kam, manager of Stride Student Success Coaching, outlines what employers achieve from expanding internship roles to include younger workers.