Employer Engagement

Swiss Apprenticeship Series


In this three-part series, JFF's Nancy Hoffman shares insights and reflections from her deep experience studying and learning about the Swiss Vocational and Professional Educational and Training (VPET) system. Switzerland is a global leader in developing successful apprenticeship and work-based learning systems.

On the Road: Learning from the Successful Swiss Apprenticeship System

Participants from around the world presented at CEMETS Summer Institute.

Participants from around the world presented at the CEMETS Summer Institute in Switzerland this past June.

Uncovering the “Partnership DNA” for the Future: A New Way of Thinking about Education-Employer Collaboration

Photo (from left to right): SAP Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Katie Morgan, C-Town Tech Pathways Coordinator Aaron Altman, and JFF Pathways to Prosperity Senior Program Manager Sheila Jackson at the SAP Education Summit in San Francisco, CA.

Jobs for the Future and Cengage Partner to Create Pathways into IT, Energy, and Aerospace Careers


Toolkit: Creating Paths to Employment for Opportunity Youth

Automation is a Threat to Low-Income Workers, Unless the Education and Workforce Systems Can Change

This is the second post of the Future of Work blog series. 


Growing Tomorrow’s Nursing Workforce: New Paths to Professional Nursing

A recent New Jersey-based initiative, New Paths to Professional Nursing (NPPN), funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Jersey Health Initiatives program, demonstrates that it is possible to create a pipeline of nursing candidates who live in and resemble the communities they serve. NPPN tapped the frontline, non-licensed workforce of hospitals and other participating employers, enabling selected employees to enroll in prerequisite courses for a BSN to build the first stages of a diverse, culturally competent, bachelor-prepared nursing pipeline.


Florida Jobs 2030: A Cornerstone Series Report for the Florida 2030 Intiative

New Report from Florida Chamber Foundation Discusses Skills Needed for Future Jobs