America is in need of a new pathway to opportunity, one where employers, government, and learners share in the risk of talent development. Our current education and training systems are struggling to align to the changing workforce development needs of the economy, and there is a need for expanded leadership and investment from the business community. We need a new approach that will create shared value and more effective pathways to employment. Now is the time to act.
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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.
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?
* Please note, this is an advanced preview and the final paper will be released in February, 2016.
This implementation guide builds on the foundation set forth in the 2014 white paper, Managing the Talent Pipeline: A New Approach to Closing the Skills Gap, which identified how employers could leverage lessons
For prospective college students, selecting the right program at the right school that will deliver the results they seek—including where they will work—requires greater transparency and more information.
This 11th issue of Business Horizon Quarterly (BHQ) is focused on the topic of education.
Published in the fall of 2014, this edition touches on issues including K-12 academic performance, workforce training, technology in the classroom, and American competitiveness.
The sprawling city of Houston, often called the energy capital of the world, is home to thousands of companies engaged in energy-related work. The energy industry has enjoyed success in recent years, driving much of the area’s economic growth and employment.