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Cleveland State University

Center for Community Planning and Development

2000

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Best Practices In Workforce Development: A Chamber Of Commerce Perspective, Patricia Burgess Jan 2000

Best Practices In Workforce Development: A Chamber Of Commerce Perspective, Patricia Burgess

Urban Publications

Changes in the economy--at the local, regional, state, and national levels--as well as technological advances have altered how and where people work, which has brought attention to the issue of workforce development. Many public and private entities, Chambers of Commerce among them, now engage in some form of workforce development. This report examines a number of such efforts to determine the “best practices” of workforce development for Chambers of Commerce. This report first considers the complex world of workforce development. The workforce consists of several distinct sub-populations: existing workers, new entrants, the unemployed, and the underemployed. Each has its own ...