In 2009, ICW embarked on an ambitious agenda. We released our second Leaders and Laggards Report Card on Educational Innovation, published a report on postsecondary access to career and technical education, and testified before Congress on improving employment and training programs in the United States.
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As the economy slowly rebounds from a significant recession, many businesses are looking for the right tools to put them ahead of their competitors and maintain a healthy, robust workforce.
A roundtable discussion sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce American Free Enterprise. Dream Big. campaign and Greater New Orleans, Inc.
ICW and the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce will participate in a one-hour radio show focused on employing people with disabilities.
Workplace flexibility has been receiving a great deal of media attention as of late. In March, National Public Radio ran a three-day series on workplace flexibility.
Job hunting: nobody really enjoys it, but everyone has to do it at some point in their lives. Most of the time, searching for a job is a frustrating, time-consuming project, complicated this last year and a half by a severely lagging economy.
Karen Elzey, vice president and executive director of the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, was honored to be among a small group of leaders who were invited to participate in the White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility on Wednesday, March 31.
New Mexico has recently stepped up its efforts to better align state economic development activities and the business community with its “to-work” efforts for individuals with disabilities.
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is offering a fantastic opportunity to educate their membership base to new professional development and training opportunities by hosting a webinar
In 2005, Maine won a Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The grant focused on boatbuilding, Maine's third largest employer in the manufacturing sector.