Talent

Creating clear pathways between
individuals and employers

The Chamber is working to leverage the region’s assets to make Greater Philadelphia a premier talent hub. We are doing this through our initiatives that focus on creating clear pathways that align individuals and employers.

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The Chamber Launches Council Connectors

September 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Council Connectors are people who own and operate businesses across the city. We know that increasing the number of jobs in the city — particularly in neighborhoods — is critical to tackling the city's biggest challenges.

Member Perspective: Brian Keith

September 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Brian Keith, Ph.D., Dean, Biomedical Studies, The Wistar Institute, details development opportunities available to Philadelphia residents interested in biotechnology and looking to expand and strengthen their skills.

Talent Action Team

The Talent Action Team is a cross-disciplinary group of 120+ leaders focused on creating clear pathways for the alignment between individuals and employers to assure that we are training and engaging the region’s current and future leaders. The Talent Action Team works to position Greater Philadelphia as a premier talent hub through cultivating innovative cross-sector collaborations. They also work jointly with the Chamber’s other Action Teams to address industry and location-specific talent issues. The Talent Action Team’s steering committee is co-chaired by Deanna Byrne, Office Managing Partner, PwC and Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, CFA, President, Citizens Bank PA/NJ/DE/NY.

ACTION TEAM VISION

Greater Philadelphia will be a premier talent hub through innovative and cross-sector collaborative partnerships.

ACTION TEAM GOALS

  • Increase connections to the labor market and support for regional networks of learning and doing.
  • Advocate for innovative policies to increase accessibility to post-high school training and create a competitive advantage for Greater Philadelphia in the race for talent.
  • Support employer needs to enhance connectivity to and engage early- and mid-career employees.
  • Tell the story of what makes Greater Philadelphia an attractive place to learn, work and engage.

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Workforce

As an employer, talent is one of your top priorities, which is why workforce is one of our major focus areas. Learn more about our resources to attract, develop, and retain your talent.

Attraction

ATTRACTION

Diversify your workforce, recruit nontraditional workers, and onboard interns.
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Development

DEVELOPMENT

Train employees, foster team-building, and support skill-building.
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Retention

RETENTION

Retain top-tier talent, inspire conversations, and encourage peer-to-peer learning.
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Research, Resources, and Publications

Internship in a Box

Internship in a Box (co-published with Campus Philly)

10 Ways to Retain Young Talent

Cultivating the Next Generation of Leaders in Greater Philadelphia Survey

Cultivating the Next Generation of Leaders in Greater Philadelphia Survey

Greater Philadelphia Regional Labor Market Survey Results

Greater Philadelphia Regional Labor Market Survey Results

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