The National Association of Workforce Boards, in collaboration with Jobs for the Future, disseminated a survey in the summer of 2017 to better understand how workforce boards are engaging in apprenticeship and what challenges they face as they try to expand apprenticeship in their regions.
NSC’s new brief, Getting to Five Million Apprentices, is a set of policy recommendations drawn from our Skills for Good Jobs Agenda, designed to be a guide for the Trump Administration’s apprenticeship efforts. It’s an aggressive, five-point plan with a goal of developing one working apprentice for every 4 college students.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released “Connected to Careers: Expanding Employer Leadership in Career Development,” a new report exploring new forms of business supports that can strengthen the employer voice in career development and equip schools with the tools they need to prepare youth for the world of work.
A new study by McGraw-Hill Education indicates that while many students feel adequately prepared for college after graduating from high school, their sense of preparedness for the next step—the workforce—dips dramatically. This infographic illustrates key findings from a workforce readiness survey of nearly 1,000 college students.
This report considers the best practices and the lessons learned from the National Fund’s Youth/Industry Partnership Initiative (YIPI) which promoted investment in and engagement of young adult workers in Boston MA, Hartford CT, Seattle WA, Mobile AL, San Francisco CA, and Des Moines IA.