Although U.S. high school graduation rates are at an all-time high, many employees enter the workforce without the skills that are truly needed to succeed. Recent studies show that essential soft skills such as punctuality, organization, and interpersonal communication are just as important as the hard skills, which now are seen as a basic minimum necessary in order to operate in a particular workplace.
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MAGNET, an Ohio MEP that recognized the growing need for high school graduates with STEM skills in order to sustain the manufacturing economy in Ohio, created an employer-led pre-apprenticeship program aligned with the Ohio Department of Education College and Career readiness graduation standards, and partnered with local public education and local employers.
Now that employer collaboratives have completed the first five steps of Talent Pipeline Management (TPM), they have the information needed to improve their ROI and respond to the needs of the collaborative through a continuous improvement process.
Public and private sector leaders in Kansas have adopted the Talent Pipeline Management approach to scale its Workforce AID initiative.
Step five of implementing a talent pipeline management strategy is to build the pipeline itself.
A new partnership between the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Lumina Foundation that will explore how new public-private data infrastructure can allow for better data flow in the education sector.
Talent Pipeline Management involves determining where your current best employees received their education or credential.
A new Foundation report explores how, through advancements in technology and data standardization, the business community can transform how it organizes and communicates its hiring requirements for the jobs it relies on most to compete and grow.