As one-third of the workforce prepares to retire over the next decade, the link between education and the workforce needs of the business community becomes all the more imperative.
As we are all too well aware, America is in the midst of a housing predicament. In many communities nationwide, workers are facing an unprecedented shortage of attainable housing for their workforce. And with each passing month, the problem worsens. Professional and skilled workers such as fire fighters, teachers, social workers, trades people and mid- as well as entry-level employees are forced to live greater distances from the very communities they serve, all in the name of finding a home they can afford.
The United States ranks 16th out of 17 nations in the proportion of 24-year-olds earning college degrees in natural science or engineering as opposed to other majors.
The Office Depot Foundation National Backpack Program, now in its eighth year, represents one of the most meaningful ways in which the Foundation works to achieve its mission: listening, learning, caring. The backpack
The Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies (Ford PAS) was launched in 2004 by the Ford Motor Company Fund in collaboration with Education Development Center, Inc.
Employers grappling with a shrinking labor force and a growing demand for skilled workers need to consider innovative strategies and resources when developing recruitment and retention policies.
WorkSource Partners brought together employers, education/training providers, and other workforce resources to develop a career ladder in the long-term care industry centered on advancing Certified Nursing As
A Guide for Employer Organizations on Howand Why to Become Workforce Development Intermediaries
Positioning employer intermediaries to provide business services through the local workforce system—and using this new position as a tool to grow both association membership and the number of employers who use and benefit from that system.