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NEWS: STORIES WE ARE FOLLOWING
America is facing a double-dose of workforce challenges: There are too many people without jobs. And there are too many jobs without people to fill them.
The result: Too many businesses that can’t grow, compete, and thrive. And too many workers who can't realize their American dreams.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week launched America Works, a new nationwide initiative mobilizing industry and government to swiftly address America’s deepening worker shortage crisis. Learn more >
AMERICA works report: Key findings
SUPPORTING THE CHILD CARE SECTOR: THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF PHILADELPHIA LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP WITH DELAWARE BUSINESS COMMUNITY
WHO WILL Watch the kids?
LET'S TALK ABOUT INTERNSHIPS! INTERN DELAWARE JOINS DSCC
“We’re in constant competition with other states and metropolitan areas around the country for young talent. I cannot think of anything more important than a program like Intern Delaware to attract young people to our state.” — Governor John Carney
A WORKFORCE FOR THE FUTURE
“Intern Delaware is really about selling the Delaware experience, and that’s not just the tax structure,” explains Intern Delaware board chair, Scott Malfitano. “It’s our research and development sector, it’s our culture, it’s our accessibility. Everyone knows about the tax structure, but we need to show we can outweigh any place.” Read more >
PLAY AN ACTIVE ROLE IN SHAPING DELAWARE'S FUTURE WORKFORCE
Join Intern Delaware as a corporate or community partner >
Monthly Labor Review - AUGUST 2021
YOUR CHAMBER @ WORK
From the President
OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY EXPLORER: BUILD YOUR PATH. COMPARE SKILLS. VIEW TOP TRANSITIONS.
In Exploring a Skills-Based Approach to Occupational Mobility, researchers from the Philadelphia and Cleveland Feds analyze the skills that employers request in the 33 largest metro areas and look for opportunities for workers to transfer their skills from one occupation to a similar — but higher-paying — occupation in the same labor market. This application is designed to make the findings interactive and wholly accessible to those interested in economic mobility.
To successfully build the workforce of the future, we must constantly innovate and invest in the economy's most important resource — human capital.
The new economy competes on talent, yet the the current approach to financing talent development was built for a different era and economy. In this dynamic economy, jobs — and the skills required to fill those jobs — are constantly evolving. We need an approach that can evolve with the economy, and the changing needs of employers. This groundbreaking new initiative, Talent Finance, explores private sector-led solutions and innovations in finance to better invest in people. Read more >
EXPECT DELAYS. PLAN AHEAD.
Rehabilitation of I-95 from I-495 to North of the Brandywine River Bridge
delaware business magazine
Delaware One Stop:
Registration & licensing portal for businesses operating in Delaware