About Ready To Work Business Collaborative

RTW Press Kit

RTWBC Press Kit

Learn about the Ready To Work Business Collaborative — how we started, the challenge we address, and our strategy. / 7 pages

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RTWBC Press Release

RTWBC News Release

This News Release describes how we started as a non-partisan initiative to help employers achieve their goals by hiring highly capable candidates who may have been inadvertently overlooked in traditional recruitment. / 3 pages

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Learning About the Issue

The Skills Revolution

The Skills Revolution (2017)

This document summarizes findings from asking 18,000 employers in 43 countries across six industry sectors how they expect technology will impact their business in the next two years, and how they are ensuring their workforce has the right skills and is ready to adapt. By Manpower Group / 8 pages

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Manpower Talent Shortage Survey

2016/2017 U.S. Talent Shortage Survey

ManpowerGroup’s survey of more than 2,200 hiring managers in the United States explores insight into common hiring challenges around talent shortages. By Manpower Group / 8 pages

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The Business Case for Upskilling

The Business Case for Upskilling

This fact sheet makes the case that companies have a powerful stake in the skills of their frontline employees, and highlights one employer example that demonstrates the economic benefits of investing in worker skill building. By National Skills Coalition / 2 pages

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Taking Action

Ready To Work Organizational Readiness Chart

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

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What Diverse Candidates Want

“Recruiting a diverse workforce is not a one-size-fits-all proposition.” This paper explores the preferences of diverse candidates, offers insights and provides a selection of practical recommendations that will yield results. By ManpowerGroup Solutions / 12 Pages

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Hiring the Long-Term Unemployed

A Guide to Recruiting and Hiring the Long-Term Unemployed

This guide for employers provides an overview of LTU issues, tapping into this frequently overlooked talent pool, a Maturity Model of assessing your company, and a toolkit with resources for hiring the LTU. By Deloitte / 77 Pages

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Long-term Unemployed – A Place in Your Workspace?

This blog post provides a quick overview of the LTU issue with statistics from a report by Payscale, mentions the White House initiative for getting the long-term unemployed back to work, and tips for accessing this talent pool. By Brightmove / 11.11.16

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Hiring Veterans

Veterans: A Workforce to Be Reckoned With

During this webinar, experts from ManpowerGroup Solutions and T-Mobile discuss the how veterans can provide much-needed skills, veterans candidate preferences and talent acquisition strategies. 11.16.16

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Hiring Opportunity Youth

Connecting Youth & Businesses

Connecting Youth & Businesses

This toolkit is part of a larger effort, driven by the White House Council for Community Solutions, that focuses on re-engaging opportunity youth. The toolkit was created to guide employers, step-by-step, on working with opportunity youth, with the goals of 1) helping youth find pathways that will lead to productive adulthoods; 2) creating benefits to the businesses that engage opportunity youth; and 3) improving community outcomes which can lead to decreasing the financial burden now experienced by the American taxpayer and the United States. 144 Pages

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Investing In Entry Level Talent

When companies invest in the retention and advancement of their entry-level employees, they can improve business outcomes and ultimately contribute to a more economically vibrant and equitable society. This report outlines a range of practical strategies to improve entry-level retention that have worked for employers large and small. By FSG / 62 Pages

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SECTOR REPORTS

Manufacturing

The skills gap in U.S. manufacturing 2015 and beyond

Deloitte Consulting LLP and the Manufacturing Institute examine the nature and extent of the skills gap in manufacturing, the outlook over the next decade, as well as strategies for mitigating the impact of the gap. / 32 Pages

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DELOITTE WEBSITE & INFOGRAPHIC

Resources from our March 2017 Convening