Skills Conferences

Skills Conferences

Bellevue Skills Conference - September 2014
The 2014 HR Policy Foundation's Aligning Demand, Skills and Training with Industry Needs conference was held September 29-30, 2014 in Bellevue, Washington. Thanks to our speakers and attendees, our partners at the Community College Workforce Consortium and our hosts at Bellevue College for making it such a thought provoking conference. Special thanks to our corporate partners The Boeing Company, Accenture, Microsoft and Solar Turbines for their commitment to helping colleges and employers create productive and effective partnerships. View the conference agenda including speaker presentations.

Houston Skills Conference Report - December 2013
Success in the workplace depends on a lot more than just technical skills according to a report from the Aligning Demand, Skills and Training with Industry Needs conference in Houston, Texas sponsored by HR Policy's Workforce Development Roundtable, the Community College Workforce Consortium and Lone Star College. View the Houston Skills Conference Report

Chicago Skills Conference Report - April 2013
The Auto Communities Consortium (now the Community College Workforce Consortium), in partnership with the HR Policy's Workforce Development Roundtable, Motorola Solutions and Harper College hosted a convening of community college presidents, workforce leaders and human resources professionals from Fortune 500 companies to determine how to align current and emerging workforce needs with skilled workers. The convening focused on five high-demand employment sectors including manufacturing, retail, health care, information technology and logistics/supply chain to determine the critical success factors required to develop collaborative national models for aligning the supply of qualified individuals with the sector demand for employees. View the Chicago Skills Conference Report

Talent Needs of America's Largest Employers: A Snapshot of Jobs in - March 2013
This report is part of HR Policy’s effort to create an ongoing dialogue among job seekers, educators, and employers that will result in: 1) job seekers being better prepared to enter and succeed in the workforce, 2) educators having a better understanding of employers’ skill needs; and 3) employers having a more skilled workforce. Snapshot of

Blueprint for Jobs in the 21st Century; A Vision for a Competitive Human Resource Policy for the American Workforce - May 2011
The Blueprint for Jobs in the 21st Century contains the views of America’s largest employers regarding the changes needed in public policy, education, and public perceptions to accelerate job creation in the United States. View the Blueprint