Research Report Partnering with Employers to Promote Job Advancement for Low-Skill Individuals
Karin Martinson
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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.
Research Areas Education Social safety net Workforce
Tags Workforce development Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Families with low incomes