In today’s labor market, companies often find themselves with open jobs that they cannot fill, all while workers continue to seek employment.
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Happy CTE Month!
For most U.S. businesses, employee churn creates a costly challenge. Employers can spend 16-20% of an individual’s yearly salary to hire and train entry-level employees, and as much as 50% or more in specialized sectors.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced today the second cohort of participants in its Talent Pipeline Management Academy, a program supported by a $2.5 million grant from USA Funds. Talent Pipeline Management (TPM), the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s signature workforce development initiative, is a new way of addressing the nation’s skills gap by positioning employers in a more central role as key customers of postsecondary education and training providers.
As the year comes to a close, we want to thank all of the contributors and readers of our blog and take a look back at some of the posts you found most valuable. Here are the five most read blog posts in 2016.
The forces of globalization and technological change have transformed our economy in recent decades, causing many low skilled jobs to vanish and higher skilled jobs to emerge. Many Americans understandably feel left behind by these changes.