Talent Forward

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Talent Forward event series brings together leading minds to discuss the most pressing issues in education and the workforce, focusing on talent recovery. The series dives into topics ranging from second-chance hiring, childcare, and other solutions to help learners and workers rise up from the pandemic.

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U.S. Chamber Foundation

How Flexibility and Skills Will Shape the Future Workforce

October 26, 2021

To improve workforce development in the post-pandemic world, leaders will need to embrace flexibility, job training, and digital skills.

U.S. Chamber Foundation

Back to Work: Building Talent Pipelines Amid Labor Shortages

October 26, 2021

Amid ongoing labor shortages, business leaders like Barbara Humpton of the Siemens Corporation share the importance of meeting employee needs and building talent pipelines.

U.S. Chamber Foundation

A Bipartisan Approach to Higher Education Opportunities

October 26, 2021

Republican Senator Bill Cassidy and Democratic Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi discuss educational outcome transparency and solutions for higher education.

U.S. Chamber Foundation

How the U.S. Workforce Will Forge Economic and Social Recovery

October 26, 2021

Secretary Marty Walsh of the U.S. Department of Labor discussed how the country’s workforce will address ongoing social issues and recover from the pandemic.

U.S. Chamber Foundation

What Employers and Governments Can Do to Solve the Workforce Shortage

October 26, 2021

The national workforce shortage remains a pressing issue for businesses and the U.S. as a whole, as it threatens the county's economic recovery. So what can be companies and governments do now to help solve this crisis?

U.S. Chamber Foundation

The Future of the Workforce Depends on Digital Skills

October 26, 2021

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and Infosys President Ravi Kumar spoke about the need for more digital skills in the workforce.

U.S. Chamber Foundation

Mike Rowe on How Trade Workers Can Solve the U.S. Labor Shortage

October 26, 2021

Mike Rowe, CEO of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation and TV show host, explains how skilled trade employees are the key to fixing the post-pandemic workforce shortage.

Technology

How the Business World Can Improve Talent Through Technology

September 21, 2021

Companies can improve the quality of their workforce and collective skills through innovative workplace technology.

Employees

Childcare for Working Parents: Current Barriers and How to Break Them

August 17, 2021

Finding affordable childcare is a challenge for many working parents. Here’s how businesses can help overcome childcare barriers for their workforce.

Economy

3 Ways to Address the Current Workforce Shortage in America

July 20, 2021

Addressing the American workforce shortage requires all industries to examine how they recruit and hire employees in the post-pandemic work.

U.S. Chamber Foundation

How Reskilling and Upskilling Can Bolster Economic Recovery and Workplace Success

June 15, 2021

To reinvigorate the economy and promote workforce success, many companies are turning toward reskilling and upskilling for in-demand positions.