America is in a global race for the future, and it’s falling behind. It’s a race to educate, train, attract, and invest in employees who are able to compete and grow in the 21st century.
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U.S. News STEM Solutions 2013 will bring together business, education and government leaders who have long recognized the need to connect the dots between STEM education and careers. Adding to last year’s successful conference format, the second edition will give more dedicated time for these leaders to interact and collaborate.
The San Diego North Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Institute for a Competitive Workforce to host a community forum to discuss real and relevant education and workforce topics and explore how the San Diego community of educators, academics, business leaders, and parents can work together to create and compete for the high-quality jobs and careers of today, and of tomorrow.
For thousands of high school students, a summer or afterschool job in a restaurant is their first introduction to the workforce. But while many young people transition to other career paths, some wish to continue in the industry.
The late Steve Jobs of Apple, Inc., by any measure one of the greatest of American innovators, once noted that “innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” As home to the most prolific innovators in the world, the United States has long been not just a leader, but the leader in the
The Business Council of New York State, Inc., the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for a Competitive Workforce and the National Chamber Foundation are hosting the “Breaking the Monopoly of Mediocrity” tour in Albany, to discuss education reform in local communities and inspire local leaders to become catalysts for change.
Microsoft made headlines recently with the release of their report on securing economic competitiveness by upgrading our workforce.
The U.S. manufacturing sector is more productive than ever, yet it is continually confronted with the challenge of finding technically trained people to work on its modern equipment. Illinois-based Caterpillar Inc. is no different.
Addressing the nation’s skills gap is “not getting the attention it deserves and needs” because it’s not a partisan or controversial issue, says Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL).