Employer Engagement to Re-engage Adult Learners Webinar

Graduate! Network leaders including Bridgett Strickler and Melanie D’Evelyn (Detroit Drives Degrees) present on employer engagement and adult learner strategies on the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO), Adult Promise June 2019 webinar. Engagement with employers and establishing partnerships between higher education institutions and employers can be key ways to recruit and re-engage adult learners. […]

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Lawmakers say Corpus Christi area students need to be prepared for workforce

From Caller Times State lawmakers and local business leaders on Wednesday championed the need for employers and schools to train students in skills that will keep the area’s economy thriving. During a luncheon at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center, officials discussed bills passed in this year’s legislative session that affect schools and the […]

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St. Louis Regional Chamber Releases Findings on Region’s Top Workforce Gaps

From St Louis Regional Chamber The St. Louis region’s employers are facing workforce shortages in key job types, according to the results of a large employer-based survey and report released today by the St. Louis Regional Chamber. Representatives from the business community, educational and workforce training institutions and community organizations gathered at the Chamber Thursday morning […]

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Education and Employment – Evolving to Bridge the Workforce Gap

From CityAlive.org The skills gap has been a topic of conversation in New Mexico for years, if not decades. Yet still we find ourselves trying to find systemic solutions to bridge the gap between the educations our students receive, and the skills demanded by local employers. Bridging the skills gap is complex. It is about […]

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Rhode Island Employers Convene on Employee Education Strategies and Tactics

Office of Postsecondary Commissioner, Dept. of Labor & Training and Governor’s Workforce Board co-host session PROVIDENCE, R.I. (April 19, 2019) – How can Rhode Island employers help their employees improve their education and job skills? The state’s higher education, labor, and workforce training experts, together with employers, will meet to discuss the Rhode Island postsecondary […]

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Chamber calls on members to help boost area education

From STL Today Two-thirds of area employers don’t work with local educational or training organization outfits to skill up or recruit the talent they need. An additional 10 percent don’t know if they do. That’s one of the key takeaways from a new workforce survey of 260 firms released by the St. Louis Regional Chamber […]

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Talent gap survey results revealed

In January, Mission: Graduate convened local employers and representatives from higher education to share the initial findings from the 2018 Bridging the Talent Gap survey. The survey was conducted in late 2018 and is intended to inform the community about hiring challenges and skill gaps in our central New Mexico region. Bridgett Strickler and Dr. […]

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Mission Graduate wants help identifying skills gaps

From The Albuquerque Journal 10/3/18 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The United Way’s Mission: Graduate initiative is asking employers and their employees to help with a survey intended to provide information about needs and gaps in the local workforce. The surveys can be found on-line here and will be available through Oct. 19. Mission: Graduate is partnering […]

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