Taking Action

Talent Pipeline Management Academy Curriculum-Introduction

Talent Pipeline Management Academy Curriculum-Introduction

After extensive research and cross-country convenings, in 2014 we launched the TPM Initiative with the release of our white paper Managing the Talent Pipeline: A New Approach to Closing the Skills Gap. In November of that year, we held our first national conference to invite the ready and willing to be a part of the TPM Pilot Program.


Ready To Work Organizational Readiness Chart

RTWBC Evaluation Chart

Use this 2-page PDF chart to assess your company’s recruiting level for attracting ready-to-work talent.


Connecting Community Colleges With Employers

Community College Toolkit

Amid persistent concerns about the well-documented skills gap, community colleges have the potential to provide low-cost, high-quality education and training to students. Robust relationships between colleges and local industry partners are critical to building strong workforce development programs for students. In this context, this toolkit offers practical advice on how community college leaders can take a deliberate approach to communication with potential partners in their community, including local businesses and industry leaders.


Upskilling America

Upskilling America Playbook

The Aspen Institute partnered with Upskill America to research and develop a handbook and guidelines on training, re-training and retooling employees and candidates. Companies see the benefit of educating their employees but often have had poor outcomes and not seen the return on investment. Where do you start? What is the right financial investment? Is the program right for my company? Learn from the research and follow a step-by-step approach to aid in achieving your goals and Upskilling America.


Building Utah’s Workforce

Building Utah's Workforce

Utah’s Career Pathways initiative is designed to strengthen the collaboration between industry, public and post-secondary education and economic/workforce development stakeholders in direct response to current and future talent demands of select industries. A key focus is on high-growth industries and occupations that are projected to add substantial numbers of new jobs to the economy and are being transformed by technology and innovation requiring new skill sets for workers. This guide can be helpful to any community addressing career pathways, education and community partnership and growth.


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Ready To Work Business Collaborative works cooperatively to help employers develop hiring best practices that target the long-term unemployed, underemployed, people with disabilities, military veterans, and Opportunity Youth.

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