NEW PUBLIC POLICY EXPERT TEAM
Resilience and Diversification Action Team
Workforce Employer Survey
The Workforce Employer Survey is conducted annually to collect data from our region to inform our Southwest Florida network, specifically our education partners, about employer needs and opportunities to better work together to ensure the desired qualified workforce is available to the region’s employers.
Last chance to tell us about your workforce!
FutureMakers Coalition is on to Season 3 of Talent Talk with host, Tessa LeSage. This new season focuses on workforce development, initiatives of rural communities, and the unique perspectives of returning students. Join us as we explore these different dynamics and hear from those that are paving a way within these systems.
In this episode of Talent Talk, we hear from Roberto Sanchez the Director of Secondary Education in Hendry County Schools and how he serves a diverse school district. Roberto explains how Hendry County is working to equip students for college and career readiness. Many are first-generation students and need guidance as they work to enter the workforce.
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What We Are Reading
Skills-based hiring: Changing the mindset around success and the path to get there
“It’s really all about how we change the mindset in this country around what is success and what is the path to get there,” explains Flynn.
Walk the Walk: How Continuing Ed Can Build Re-Enrollment Pathways for Returning Learners
Cost as a barrier to entry is just one of the reasons students start and stop their higher ed careers. They’re simply priced out.
Identifying programs that benefit these learners the most, like by allowing them to find stable work after completion, and building strategies around those programs are crucial components to their long-term success.