Most 2016 high school and college graduations have come and gone and with their passing, many young people—and their families—face anxiety about their career preparedness and opportunities.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) proposes a transformational approach to prepare youth to develop stronger innovation and workplace skills through real-world experiences. By placing a stronger emphasis on employer-led problem based learning at all education levels, innovation moves from the periphery to the center of the curriculum.
America’s economic competitiveness depends on improving the health of its citizens.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes 2015 Annual Report available for download.
This paper explores how employers and employer associations can leverage business-facing intermediaries as talent orchestrators to manage their human capital needs and scale youth employment efforts. It can also serve as a guide for how existing intermediaries can improve and scale in partnership with employers.
Local chambers take great strides to create partnerships between businesses and schools, providing exposure to careers and a lasting connection among collaborators.
In December 2015, Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), returning power back to the states for the creation of their education accountability systems.
Like many modern businesses, the rapidly growing energy sector in Michigan requires an evolving list of skills and abilities from its employees.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has partnered with education technology provider EverFi to help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in an increasingly demanding and competitive workplace.