While technical skills are often industry-specific, soft skills such as professional communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and time management are valued by employers across sectors. The importance of these skills is widely acknowledged; yet, they are not taught with consistency or given prioritization.
Every day, businesses are providing innovative solutions to solve the world’s toughest challenges—among them—global health, wellness, and equitable and sustainable food systems.
The Chamber Foundation proposes to develop and pilot test an employer-led job registry service that can assist employers and their HR technology partners.
Welcome to the New Economy
A report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation explores the role of high-quality childcare in building a strong workforce.
As the height of graduation season winds down, newly minted graduates are inevitably getting questioned on their next steps: What will you study? What job do you have lined up? How will you use what you learned?
To better understand the military spouse employment landscape, HOH surveyed 1,273 spouses of active duty military service members and recent veterans to discover the challenges they face and the effects of military spouse unemployment and underemployment on military recruitment and retention.
A review of the work and accomplishments of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in 2016.
At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, we believe that business is part of the solution to closing the skills and achievement gaps and filling the jobs that will drive economic growth. Our goal is to showcase how businesses are taking a leadership role in advancing student successes throughout various stages of individuals’ personal and educational development.