Tapping Into Talent: Improving the Transition from School to Work will convene members of the business community, current college students, and recent graduates to discuss how to more effectively manage transitions to employment. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation event, co-hosted with youth advocacy organization Young Invincibles, will be held on February 26, 2014, at the Chamber‘s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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What do adults in Japan, Finland, the Netherlands, Australia, and Sweden and seven other countries have in common? They score better in literacy than U.S. adults.
For many employers, it is difficult to determine what a potential employee is truly qualified for if they hold a high school diploma, or even a two-or four-year college degree.
Over the course of his 30-year career with The Dow Chemical Company, Rich Wells has held leadership roles in a wide range of areas including advanced manufacturing and engineering (M&E); business leadership; environment, health and safety (EH&S); energy and climate change; and public policy. He discusses Dow's Fast Start workforce development partnership with Delta College.
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The U.S. relies heavily upon technology and innovation for its economic strength, yet it is consistently being reported that American students lag behind their international peers when it comes to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
As the United States emerges from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, top innovators in business, government, and the civic sector are developing inventive ways to tackle this country’s most pressing issues.