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.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on workforce training and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
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
A Guide for Employer Organizations on Howand Why to Become Workforce Development Intermediaries
Positioning employer intermediaries to provide business services through the local workforce system—and using this new position as a tool to grow both association membership and the number of employers who use and benefit from that system.
Implementing a model that enables employers to move entry-level, low-skilled workers up career ladders, at the same time creating vacancies for new workers entering the job market.