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.
Implementing a model that enables employers to move entry-level, low-skilled workers up career ladders, at the same time creating vacancies for new workers entering the job market.
Advice for businesses on collaborating with One-Stop Career Centers in strong public-private partnerships to train both incumbent workers and new entrants to the labor force.
State-level employer intermediaries organize and facilitate task forces of key stakeholders to make state workforce systems more effective and responsive to employer needs and to better align state economic and workforce development policies and programs.