On January 18, several members of Congress attended the "Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce" panel to hear from apprenticeship program leaders as they discussed successes and offered suggestions.
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.
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics is a critical sector to the US economy, employing over 4.6 million workers. Through a two-year JFF initiative, 10 regions can scale up their training programs in this sector.
According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data, women made up the majority of the nursing assistant, home health aide, and personal aide workforce. But these caretakers regularly struggle to support their own families.
By 2030, Florida will need to create two million net new jobs to accommodate an additional six million residents. At the same time, rapid technological innovation is shifting the skills and competencies required for jobs.
The rural counties of Region 7, a sub-state area designated by the state of Alabama to address workforce development issues, has yet to fully recover from the 2007 economic recession. This report outlines Region 7's education and workforce needs.
One way to improve women's economic security is creating sustainable pathways into construction careers—an industry where women are underrepresented. This briefing highlights how Maryland and Oregon are improving diversity in the highway construction workforce.
This resource guide presents working models of successful employer engagement and lessons for securing and sustaining partnerships with employers, in addition to helping education and training providers fully realize the value of such partnerships.
With the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Congress took a step toward improving the connections between workforce and federal assistance programs. With this piece of legislature, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families is a mandatory partner in state and local workforce systems.
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions and JFF launched the Youth/Industry Partnership Initiative (YIPI) to learn how employer-led industry partnerships could addressing the crisis of youth unemployment.
The National Fund for Workforce Solution’s Young Adult Initiatives aim to test and implement new strategies for targeting and investing in America’s young adults so that employers and workforce development can tap into this workforce.
For Manufacturing Day, JFF explored innovative education programs as part of the Jobs to Manufacturing Careers initiative and learned about the keys to partnerships between employers, colleges, and workers.
Anna Shipp, the project manager for the Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Partners initiative at the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, offers her thoughts on green infrastructure.
Information technology jobs are among the fastest growing occupations in the country, yet over a half million IT job openings are unfilled. The TechHire initiative helps stakeholders develop a pipeline of diverse talent to meet employer needs.