The National Network: A Chapter Closes – But the Work Continues
After five years of exceeding its promise to “better connect the worlds of learning and work,” the National Network of Business and Industry Associations is concluding its chapter as a formal entity. In addition to a long list of accomplishments, the National Network has fostered new collaborations that will only broaden and strengthen in the years ahead.
New Report: Assessing Common Employability Skills In Job Candidates
A new report by the National Network taps the expertise of employers who have created models or promising practices for assessing Common Employability Skills (CES) – the set of foundational skills every individual needs to get, and keep, a job in the modern economy.
Home Builders Institute Connects Troops to Careers
Partnerships are critical for the success of any business, particularly nonprofits such as Home Builders Institute (HBI). HBI relies on partners for training space, funding and connections to potential partners. The truth is, HBI could not do its work without its partners.
Argentum Works to Bring Top Talent to Senior Living
Until recently, owners and operators of senior living communities have largely been on their own when it comes to workforce development strategies. Argentum, the nation’s largest association representing the professionally-managed senior living industry, is working to change that.
A Means Test for Quality Industry Certifications
A new commentary from the National Network is pointing toward a solution for one of the most troubling questions concerning industry-recognized certifications: How do we know which of these countless certificates are worth the (virtual) paper they are printed on?