In Flagstaff, “Skills for Success” means strengthening the business community’s greatest resource: the students who will fill tomorrow’s jobs.
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As America faces increasingly hard economic times, more and more communities across the country are looking for solutions to improve their region's workforce and boost their economies.
How many of us wish that days were 26 hours, not 24! How many of us feel overworked or underworked? How many of us feel that work simply isn’t working these days?
This family-owned business began in a basement with a single employee -- the owner.
The Aurora Chamber of Commerce has played no small role in building the prosperity of this growing Colorado town, now representing 12% of the metro Denver population.
Recognized in 2007 by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the city's great places to work -- and by Inc.
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.
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.