Unfilled jobs hurt the competitive position of our businesses and our nation. This discussion will help leaders from business and industry, economic development, education, and workforce development learn about proven strategies for enhancing employer competitiveness and profitability through improved access to skilled workers.
Moderated and facilitated by Teresa Adams, Director, Midwest Transportation Workforce Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Why Must Industry Lead and How They Can Do It
Michael Baker, Manager Strategic Planning & Innovation, Illinois Department of Commerce
- Strategies for Effective Business Engagement
Trina Whatley, Business Relations Specialist, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
- Expanding Employer Leadership in Managing the Talent Pipeline
Jason Tyszko, Executive Director, Center for Education and Workforce, US Chamber of Commerce Foundation