SHRM-Atlanta Mobilizes to Aid Youth Programs
A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapter devoted more than 1,100 hours over two years to support a half-dozen Atlanta organizations’ workforce readiness efforts. SHRM-Atlanta’s work won it a coveted SHRM 2012 Pinnacle Award for its efforts in reaching 3,360 high school students in the Atlanta metro area.
Job-Skills Boot Camp: An Award-Winning Idea
The Mississippi SHRM State Council received accolades for its job-skills boot camp for sixth graders, now held in 67 of Mississippi’s 82 counties and at several private schools.
Calif. Manufacturers Try to Bridge Skills Gap
Right before the recession hit, aerospace-fastener manufacturers in California faced a dire situation: They couldn’t find enough qualified candidates to fill their job openings. The industry’s situation is better now because of an innovative training program at El Camino College, Compton Center. It’s one example of how California high-tech manufacturers are coping with a worrisome skills shortage.
House Approves Job Training Reform Legislation
The U.S. House of Representatives approved the SKILLS Act (H.R. 803), designed to help streamline and eliminate inefficiencies in the U.S. workforce development system.
House Republicans Introduce Job Training Act
Uncertainty—Not Just Skills Gap—Slows Economy, Experts Testify
Talent Strategies Can Combat Economic Uncertainties
OSHA Awards $10 Million in Training Grants
Research Suggests Strategic Approach to Developing Women
Changing Worlds of Work and Workers
Asian Employees Seek Development Opportunities