New National Network Report: “Apprenticeships for the Modern World”
(1/17/18) Policymakers and stakeholders, including the Department of Labor’s Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion, are looking for new strategies to tackle our nation’s skills gaps through expanded apprenticeship opportunities. In our new report, the National Network features the stories of our members and other employers across the country who are rising to this challenge with innovative, industry-led solutions that are putting Americans on the path to career success. READ MORE
Identifying competencies and promoting credentials that lead to work
In the modern economy, students and workers need to understand the knowledge, skills, abilities, behaviors and credentials that lead to career success.
Creating more work-and-learn opportunities across the economy
On-the-job experiences harness the power of learning through work. Using models such as internships, apprenticeships, mentoring and job shadowing, employers can improve their workforce, while workers build the skills they need to succeed.
Encouraging more employers to use competency-based hiring practices
Employers overlook qualified talent by recruiting, screening and hiring based on degrees or years of experience. We know they can do better by valuing the knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors candidates bring to bear.