This report explores an alternative quality assurance framework that can be used to recognize education, training, and credentialing programs that meet the business community’s standard of quality.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to promoting initiatives that grow our nation's economy.
Read the Foundation's report, The Growth Imperative, for more information about the importance of faster economic growth.
Accelerating the Digital Transformation of the Talent Marketplace
The T3 Innovation Network (T3 Network) is an initiative whose mission is to convene diverse stakeholders within the talent marketplace and remove barriers to enable digital transformation and innovation, promoting access, a
The Talent Finance initiative explores new ways to invest in talent development that keep pace with innovation and advance economic opportunity, inclusion, and competitiveness. In the 21st century economy, jobs—and the skills required to fill those jobs—change rapidly. The Foundation has launched this initiative to catalyze business-led solutions to one of the biggest workforce challenges in America today.
In Different Skills, Different Gaps: Measuring and Closing the Skills Gap, prepared for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation by Burning Glass Technologies, we examine the skills gap on an occupation-by occupation basis. This is the best way to both understand the gap, and to close it. An overall surplus of workers doesn’t offer much insight into the challenges of a specific industry looking to fill specific roles requiring specific skills.
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.
The global economy has undergone a transformation that has shaped our lives in ways that we are only now starting to understand. This paper calls on businesses, workers, and the government to embrace the good and the bad of our new economy, analyze the challenges we face, and identify the roles and the solutions that will lead to a path forward.