Despite the recent economic downturn, many communities are still looking at a changing job market in the next 5 to 10 years, with middle- and high-skill jobs constituting a majority of the incoming workforce needs.
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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today in testimony on Capitol Hill Karen Elzey, vice president and executive director of the Institute for a Competitive Workforce at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, stressed the important role the business community plays in ensuring that training programs under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) meet the needs of both job seekers and employers.
From the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, to the election of our nation’s first African-American president, 2008 was a historic year. The excitement generated by these activities has given way to the realities of the nation’s short- and long-term economic future.
ARUP Laboratories, a nationally acclaimed medical and testing reference laboratory owned and operated by the University of Utah, offers its staff the option of a schedule that requires a week of work (seven days on) with an alternating seven d
ICW’s 2008 Education and Workforce Summit, "Driving the Debate: Education and the American Workforce" was held October 20-22, 2008 in Philadelphia.
Executive summaries of selected sessions from the 2008 ICW Summit.
Throughout the country, communities both small and large are in the midst of economic change.
Despite the recent volatility of the national housing market, the supply of attainable housing for the working professionals, or "workforce housing," continues to be an issue that affects local economies and workforces.