In our special edition report, released in hard copy at the 2017 USCCF hosted America Working Forward event, through research, data, and case studies we discuss the complexity of the skills gap and those who are paving the way forward.
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.
New toolkit from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides resources to enable the business community to advance access to high-quality, affordable childcare to support employees, the broader community, and the country.
Building on lessons learned, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has organized a TPM Academy that is focused on developing the capacity of business organizations seeking to organize employer members and orchestrate talent supply chains. The TPM Academy is supported by this curriculum,
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?
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.
Inspiring entrepreneurial spirit at any age can be difficult, but one New Jersey family set out to help young children discover the path to entrepreneurship in a fun way.
Princeton University student Nathan Suek and his team at a Governor’s STEM Scholars conference.
In today’s economy, career readiness is receiving increased attention at the state and federal policy levels and in our schools. Much of this is driven by growing interest in improving student transitions to both college and employment.