Partnering with Employers to Promote Job Advancement for Low-Skill Individuals

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Partnering with Employers to Promote Job Advancement for Low-Skill Individuals

March 2, 2011

Abstract

This paper explores the reasons why employer partnerships are important for improving economic outcomes for both low-skill workers and businesses. It identifies the factors that have hindered the growth of these partnerships as well as promising approaches-incumbent worker training and sectoral training-to build partnerships. It concludes with a discussion of policy considerations for creating and sustaining partnerships with employers to provide skill development opportunities.

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