Postsecondary Education

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on postsecondary education and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database. 

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Amber Rangel Mooney, who participated in the Elite Cohort of the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Business Leads Fellowship Program (Business Leads), currently works as vice president and director of workforce development at Empire State Development and knows the importance of expanding career growth opportunities first-hand.

TPM National Learning Network Summit Fall 2022

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and your colleagues on September 27th, 2022, for the Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) National Learning Network (NLN) Fall Summit. A reception will take place the night before on September 26th at the Chamber building to network with your peers.

2020 TPM NLN Virtual Spring Summit

Each year, experts from the Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) network gather to network with their peers, discuss the TPM initiative, the evolution of the TPM Academy, as well as opportunities for the future of TPM.
20/20 Vision in South Carolina
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Nancy Lee Sánchez, Executive Director of the Kaplan Educational Foundation, recently examined the important purpose community colleges serve in the future of workforce development. A key point made is “community colleges are defined differently by those who enroll in them”, in other words, people view community colleges as a pathway towards different goals.
Upskilling with TPM
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In today’s labor market, long-term talent strategies are often over-shadowed by the critical short-term needs of today and tomorrow. While immediate hiring needs are often the most pressing issues for HR departments, strategies like TPM can help businesses solve these common pain points—such as unfilled job openings, exorbitant training and onboarding costs, and attrition—and talent gaps collaboratively.  

Hiring Managers Report Skills Matter More Than Degrees in New Study

Hiring in the Modern Talent Marketplace

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released a new report, “Hiring in the Modern Talent Marketplace.” The report demonstrates that employers and hiring managers are preparing for a world where competencies – not degrees – are the most important factors when filling a job. The findings show that employers are working with higher education to align what is taught in the classroom with the needs of the economy.  

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