There are more opportunities for computer programmers, graphic designers, and information technologists than ever before. But our education and workforce development systems aren’t set up to give our students the competitive advantage for these types of 21st-century jobs.
According to the new report, the average business opening in Philadelphia needs to take eight legal steps and pay costs more than three times the national average.
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia launches its 2019-2020 Pay It Forward Cohort, a mentorship program with 66 participants from a diverse range of industries, including technology, arts & culture, real estate development, and more.
“I’m pleased to participate in this year’s Pay it Forward program. Mentoring early professionals can have a meaningful impact on their careers and enhance our region’s business community as a whole,” said Chamber Vice President of Civic Affairs, Yvette Núñez.
Pay It Forward is a cross-industry mentoring engagement program that pairs young professionals with executives from Chamber member companies. The program supports […]
Joanna F. Wusinich, Esq., Director of Work Study Program, Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, explains the importance of teaching young people different skillsets.
One thing we can all agree will help every neighborhood — jobs. Together, we can create the inclusive prosperity our city needs to thrive.
Today, Philadelphia remains the poorest big city in the country. And although the new report found that the poverty rate had dipped slightly, and the number of people living in poverty has dropped, the improvement in the poverty rate merely makes up lost ground since the 2008 recession.
Mark Longo, Director, ELEC 825, gives insight into how regional energy employers and stakeholders support a diverse energy mix.
Mike Novak, Managing Director, Lunova Group, details some of the ways employers can boost their recruitment strategies to attract top candidates.
During last Thursday’s City Council session, Councilwoman Cherelle Parker introduced a new bill to implement a citywide cleaning program that will create up to 300 new jobs.
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.