Ready To Work Business Collaborative Employer Events

Employer Leadership Roundtable Series

This series brings together organizations from the workforce eco-system to share best practices and recognize industry thought leaders in the ready to work “train to retain” life cycle. These convenings are held quarterly in different parts of the country and employers, educators, workforce intermediaries and other stakeholders share best practices that have been implemented to advance hiring ready-to-work talent.


Convening: September 2017

Join the Ready To Work Business Collaborative at the third in a series of Employer Leadership Roundtables as we promote the business case for employers to implement more inclusive hiring practices. Hear employer success stories to identify ready to work talent that meet profit goals and objectives.

Keynote Speaker: Chuck Edward, Head of Global Talent Acquisition, Microsoft

Click Here for the working agenda which will be updated on an ongoing basis.

Convening: June 2017

Working Together Employers and Educators + Skills Gap Solutions will be held on June 21, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN. This leadership event sponsored by U. S. Bank and Robert Half will promote partnerships between employers and educators that teach middle skills to non traditional students who are frequently overlooked in today’s heated job market.

Click Here for the agenda, pictures and links to downloadable presentations from the event.

Convening: March 2017

Our first convening, ‘Ready To Work’ Talent Success and Measurement, sponsored by The Conference Board and PeopleScout, was hosted by Wells Fargo in New York City on March 15, 2017 featuring both larger and smaller employers representing financial services, retail, marketing, staffing and manufacturing. Employers presented potentially replicable success stories implemented to expand more inclusive hiring including upskilled veterans, people with disabilities, opportunity youth and the long term unemployed.

Click Here for the agenda and links to downloadable presentations from the convening.

Click Here to view a webinar of the full day webinar.

Ready To Work Business Collaborative Roundtables and Other Events

Ready To Work Business Collaborative co-hosted the presentation of Developing America’s Frontline Workers, a research report completed by FSB that examines and promotes employer retention best practices targeted at entry-level employees.

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