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NEWS: STORIES WE ARE FOLLOWING
SUPERSTARS IN BUSINESS: MEET OUR 2021 AWARD RECIPIENTS
John M. Burris was honored with the Marvin S. Gilman Bowl during the Superstars in Business awards luncheon on November 3rd. Burris joined the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce in 1990 as its president. Many programs that still exist today were created during his tenure, including Delaware Principal for a Day, Superstars in Education, opening a tourism office in Bridgeville, creating the Delaware Public Policy Institute, and reengaging the Delaware Manufacturing Association—an affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers.
“Ten of the best years of my life were at the State Chamber,” reflected Burris.
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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
DSCC President Mike Quaranta discusses the Chamber's efforts to create a talent pipeline and retain top talent in the state with Comcast Newsmaker's Jill Horner.
Monthly Labor Review - SEPTember 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
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Delaware One Stop:
Registration & licensing portal for businesses operating in Delaware