Talent is one of our country’s most important assets—yet our current methods for discovering and cultivating talent are outdated—built for another time and a different economy. For America to grow and prosper, we need new systems fit for our modern economy.
Today, Blue Star Families, the largest national non-profit dedicated to supporting military families and strengthening communities, andHiring Our Heroes (HOH), the nation’s leading non-profit helping veterans, military spouses, and transitioning service members find meaningful careers, convened to announce the launch of the 4+1 Commitment: The Formula for Military Spouse Success.
Award Recognition Underscores Key Leadership Role of TPM
For the past nine years, the U.S. Chamber Foundation has sought to tackle the all-too-common challenge of successfully preparing talent for the work of today and tomorrow and ensure their skills align to employers’ needs. To achieve the type of behavior and systems change needed, we believed the approach had to be a significant departure from traditional workforce development efforts.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and IBM Exploring How Innovation is Shaping the Future of Work
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Scaling Up Skills-Based Employment Practices for American Businesses
Business Roundtable, SHRM, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are joining together to scale up skills-based employment practices for American businesses.
The challenge of our time is creating a workforce system that develops the talent needed for the jobs of today and tomorrow. At the U.S. Chamber Foundation, we address this challenge through our commitment to promoting innovative workforce development solutions. We achieve this by building employer-led, agile workforce development systems and programs.
Learn how Skillful.ly's platform led to a 80-100% hiring rate from apprentice to hire in the first year through a partnership with NYJCC, Bronx Community College, and City Tech.
Companies remain wary of investing in AI due to the high upfront costs. Matt Gee, CEO of BrightHive, will lead a panel discussion on AI that considers how data can help shape our economy and workforce during the T3 Innovation Network's Mid-Year Meeting.
Coming from his background in higher education policy, Brian Crouse, vice president of education programs at the Missouri Chamber of Commerce, is keenly aware of how critical it is to bridge the gap between what the education sector provides for students and what the business community needs from potential workers coming out of their pipeline. The Business Leads Fellowship offered him a new process and tools to communicate more effectively with these stakeholders.
As businesses work to find talent amongst high labor shortages, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation collected case studies from some of its TPM® partners and compiled them in the Opportunity Knocks report to shed light on the following five lessons to leverage opportunity populations talent.
High school students and business alike gain tremendous benefits from working together. Tyng Kam, manager of Stride Student Success Coaching, outlines what employers achieve from expanding internship roles to include younger workers.
Employers can play a pivotal role in boosting the financial well-being of many working families by offering good pay and benefits.
Cheryl Oldham, senior vice president at the Center for Education and Workforce (CEW), recently testified with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Artificial Intelligence Commission on Competitiveness, Inclusion, and Innovation (AI Commission) on specific efforts that the U.S. Chamber Foundation has initiated as the country prepares students for the workforce and provides opportunities for others to reskill, with a particular focus on healthcare.
As a part of the TPM Spring Summit last week, the Chamber Foundation hosted an opportunities panel to hear from speakers on how they harnessed talent in their regions by prioritizing opportunity populations to deliver critical support in their communities.
Thomas Paden, President of the Canton Chamber of Commerce, is focused on developing career pathways for high school students in the community through Future Fit, a four-step program that offers opportunities in business, healthcare, hospitality, or trade.
Drive for 500 will provide 500 veterans with full-ride CDL training scholarships through TransForce Group’s Troops Into Transportation Master Driving Program.