Karen Elzey

Karen Elzey

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It's #talentdividend alignment time

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon: Thank you for the opportunity to participate. Whether or not there is a skills gap remains a...

Jill Miller Zimon

Karen, our drop-in chat is coming to an end and yet I feel like we've barely scratched the surface! For those #TalentDividend folks who'll be checking in over time, what takeaways do you want to be sure they consider?

It's #talentdividend alignment time

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon: These are really just additional tools to help further research and gather information about...

Jill Miller Zimon

That's a tremendous list. Just out of curiosity, how do you find the existence of the Internet and digital tools to assist? Are they a help, a hindrance or just a tool to extend the reach of these efforts?

It's #talentdividend alignment time

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon: There are a variety of tools that provide labor market information. These include: My Skills...

Jill Miller Zimon

Thanks to all the folks tweeting out this conversation. Karen, you referenced tools for understanding local labor market needs. Can you say more about that?

It's #talentdividend alignment time

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon: When Skills for America's Future was started we focused on some national partnerships. We quickly...

Jill Miller Zimon

Thanks to all the folks tweeting out this conversation. Karen, you referenced tools for understanding local labor market needs. Can you say more about that?

It's #talentdividend alignment time

I responded to Brynn Downing: Brynn, small businesses absolutely have a role to play. We know that much of the hiring occurs in...

Brynn Downing

Hi Karen and Jill,   Could you elaborate on ways TalentDivident communities are involving employers in discussions around degree completions (surveys, symposiums, etc)? Do you see small businesses taking a larger part... Continue reading

It's #talentdividend alignment time

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon: There are a number of good things happening in Talent Divident Communities. Begun in 1998,...

Jill Miller Zimon

Karen, what have you seen Talent Dividend participants come up with to address the issues you first described?

It's #talentdividend alignment time

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon:   Business-community college partnerships provide employers with the opportunity to share their...

Jill Miller Zimon

Thanks, Karen. That is a great summary. So, what have you found are some effective ways to get at these needs? And how different are those ways from metro to metro?

It's #talentdividend alignment time

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon: Thanks, Jill. I appreciate the opportunity to participate today. Skills for America’s Future...

Jill Miller Zimon

Good morning and welcome to Karen Elzey of the Aspen Institute's Skills for America's Future! Here's a link to that organization and I'm going to ask Karen to just say a couple of things about her work and connection to... Continue reading

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