What recent Workforce System Strategies (WSS) postings have attracted the most attention? These resources identify opportunities for workforce professionals and partner entities to benefit from a broad array of models, practices, scans, and research reports that document innovative approaches to address common issues related to effectively serving jobseekers and employers.
Portable, Stackable Credentials: A New Education Model for Industry-Specific Career Pathways
This resource examines career pathways as a model for meeting the needs of the labor market, as well as the individual worker, and provides recommendations for developing more coordinated career pathways systems.
State Workforce and Economic Development: Opportunities for Collaboration
This resource identifies opportunities for state leaders to coordinate workforce and economic development activities, such as joint planning, programming policy, funding, and data sharing, through examples of collaboration found in existing literature and refined in interviews with state experts from Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Mississippi, Nevada, and Pennsylvania.
Work-Based Learning Policy: 50-State Scan
This resource profiles each state's work-based learning policies in a state-by-state format that policymakers, researchers, and practitioners can reference at a glance and reports on the extent to which work-based learning policies have been implemented across the country.
Foundational Skills in the Service Sector: Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Limited Math, Reading & Technology Proficiency on Workers and Employers
This research report examines the characteristics of American workers in the service industry who have low literacy, numeracy, and technology skills and provides employers and policy makers with strategies for improving these skills. This report is beneficial to the gig/sharing economy.