ICW’s 2008 Education and Workforce Summit, "Driving the Debate: Education and the American Workforce" was held October 20-22, 2008 in Philadelphia.
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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.
All of the employers profiled in this guide are winners of Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility for 2007-2008.
As one-third of the workforce prepares to retire over the next decade, the link between education and the workforce needs of the business community becomes all the more imperative.
As we are all too well aware, America is in the midst of a housing predicament. In many communities nationwide, workers are facing an unprecedented shortage of attainable housing for their workforce. And with each passing month, the problem worsens. Professional and skilled workers such as fire fighters, teachers, social workers, trades people and mid- as well as entry-level employees are forced to live greater distances from the very communities they serve, all in the name of finding a home they can afford.
Employers grappling with a shrinking labor force and a growing demand for skilled workers need to consider innovative strategies and resources when developing recruitment and retention policies.
WorkSource Partners brought together employers, education/training providers, and other workforce resources to develop a career ladder in the long-term care industry centered on advancing Certified Nursing As