A great divide has emerged in the United States between the education and skills of the American workforce and the needs of the nation’s employers.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on workforce training and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
In Louisville, Kentucky, education, workforce development, and economic competitiveness have become interchangeable.
2010 was a busy and productive year for ICW. We continued to grow our Business LEADs Network; convened a high-level panel of experts to discuss the midterm election results and their impact on education and workforce policy; published numerous reports on the importance of business supporting a range of issues, from early childhood education to extended learning time opportunities; and brought the documentary film Waiting for “Superman” to business audiences in a nationwide 12-city tour; among many other efforts.
The movement to bring a culture of flexibility to our nation's workforce is sweeping the nation.
On Wednesday, January 12th, ICW discussed the need for flexible workplaces across all sectors. Participants were offered a national and local perspective on why offering flexible workplaces is a strategic choice for businesses looking to maintain a strong workforce.
ICW's Caitlin Ward presented the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility at the Aurora Chamber of Commerce's State of the Chamber breakfast on December 10th.
Ryan, LLC is the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada.
According to Richard Sheridan, president and CEO of Menlo Innovations, the software industry is typically known for “bringing the death march into the office” with their long hours and hefty amounts of stress.
Established in 1999 with the primary goal of becoming the premiere destination for online shoe purchases, Zappos.com has since become a one-stop online store for an enormous range of products, from jewelry to sporting goods to apparel for all a