Bill Stockwell of Stockwell Elastomerics, Inc. highly encourages other Philadelphia manufacturers and service providers to try this innovative approach to hiring motivated, responsible workers.
In partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Works, our publication provides employer resources, including labor market data and case studies of innovative engagement strategies.
Edison Freire, Director of Gateway Initiatives, JEVS Human Services, discusses some of the ways employers can integrate apprenticeship opportunities into existing development strategies.
In a new report out by Drexel University’s Philadelphia Fellow, Richard Florida explores the roadblocks to all Philadelphia neighborhoods sharing in the prosperity of Center City. One of the things Florida identifies is our quickly declining millennial population.
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.
Campus Philly offers various opportunities for the business community to connect with students from local colleges and universities.
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.
Mike Novak, Managing Director, Lunova Group, details some of the ways employers can boost their recruitment strategies to attract top candidates.
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.