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Hiring Our Heroes Announces Extension of the Salesforce Fellowship Program After Successful Pilot Year

Salesforce Fellowship Program
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) and Salesforce announced today that after a significantly successful pilot year, the Salesforce Fellowship Program will continue into 2021 and will now accept transitioning service members. In the past, the program was only available to veterans and military spouses.

Hiring Managers Report Skills Matter More Than Degrees in New Study

Hiring in the Modern Talent Marketplace

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released a new report, “Hiring in the Modern Talent Marketplace.” The report demonstrates that employers and hiring managers are preparing for a world where competencies – not degrees – are the most important factors when filling a job. The findings show that employers are working with higher education to align what is taught in the classroom with the needs of the economy.  

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Selects Elite Cohort of Business Leadership Fellows

2019 November, BLFP Elite Cohort Launches
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced the launch of an advanced track for its Business Leads Fellowship Program called the Elite Cohort. This invitation-only program will focus on how Fellows can elevate education and workforce initiatives, navigate change, and learn best practices in program management.

U.S. Chamber Foundation and the Association for Supply Chain Management Launch “TPM Next”

TPM Next Press Release
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Association for Supply Chain Management Foundation (ASCM) today announced the launch of a partnership to develop the next generation of the Talent Pipeline Management® (TPM) initiative, TPM Next. At Talent Forward 2019, the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s premiere national workforce conference, leaders of both organizations shared plans to expand the workforce initiative and formalize a network of talent supply chain managers around the world.

U.S. Chamber Foundation Leads Modernization of Data Standard for Jobs

JDX JobSchema+ Release
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced a public feedback period on the JDX JobSchema+, a proposal to significantly evolve the existing data standard for job postings. The goal of this proposal is to expand on the foundation of the JobPosting Schema to meet more diverse hiring needs in a modern workplace and provide a more granular view of in-demand skills and competencies.

U.S. Chamber Foundation Launches Upskill Academy to Improve Career Advancement

TPM Upskill Academy Launches in Phoenix, AZ
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced the launch of the first Talent Pipeline Management™ (TPM) Upskill Academy, an expansion of the TPM Academy™. The TPM Upskill Academy, developed with grant support from Walmart as part of its Retail Opportunity Initiative, will build on existing TPM resources to support employers in improving the skills of incumbent employees and preparing them for success in new and changing roles.

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