Wanted: Tools to Equip Students with Common Employability Skills
The National Network’s Common Employability Skills (CES) framework lays out exactly the foundational skills individuals need for current and future jobs, no matter where they exist. The framework articulates economy-wide skills and describes them using a common language agreed upon by major economic sectors.
We need to fill ‘new collar’ jobs that employers demand: IBM’s Rometty
Today, leaders in business, government and across civil society in the U.S. and around the world are grappling with disruptive changes in technology, markets and society, changes that are having a major impact on economies and employment.
Building Your Workforce With Confidence
The Home Builders Institute (HBI) focuses on accomplishing its mission on a day-to-day basis, and in the process, they’re building careers and changing lives. They’re committed to seeing their students succeed by providing “training and placement of men and women serving the building industry”.
Apartment Buildings Get on the Energy Efficiency Train
Efforts are underway to address residential building energy use. In October, the National Network provided a grant to the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) that enabled it and the NAAEI to launch a micro-credential program aimed at apartment technical staffs.
Apprenticeshipalooza: Work-and-Learn Gets Big Boost
The U.S. Department of Labor recently selected three National Network members – AHIMA Foundation, NRAEF and NIMS – as partners in expanding apprenticeship opportunities across the United States.
Workforce Development Institute (WDI) in Newport Beach, CA
AACC’s WDI 2017 continues to be a pre-eminent opportunity for in-depth exchanges and networking for economic and workforce leaders at community colleges and their partners. The WDI 2017 theme is “Inspiring Innovation.”
National Skills Coalition Skills Summit in Washington DC
The 2017 Skills Summit is at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. with plenaries and content-rich sessions. The plenaries and concurrent sessions will elevate opportunities to advance a national skills agenda through a range of federal policies, including work-based learning, public assistance, higher education, immigration, funding, and infrastructure.
NAWB Annual Forum in Washington DC
The premier event where workforce development professionals and leaders in business, government, labor, and education gather to gain insights into the current state of our nation’s workforce system and consider the goals and policy framework affecting the future of human capital development.
NCRC Annual Conference in Washington DC
NCRC’s Annual Conference is one of the nation’s largest gatherings of community nonprofits, policymakers, government officials, small businesses, banks, and academia, all coming together to create a just economy.