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CAEL and JPMorgan Chase Bring 7,500 Rewarding Financial Services Jobs to the Forefront with BankingOnMyCareer.com

Posted by Brian Sorenson on July 14, 2017

Topics: Workforce Development, Employee Engagement, Employee Retention, Talent Management, Partnerships, CAEL News, career development

As we reported last month, CAEL has partnered with JPMorgan Chase to create a powerful new platform to help New Yorkers gain insight into the 7,500 positions in the area’s lucrative financial services sector: BankingOnMyCareer.com.

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New York Job Seekers to Get a Sound Investment with CAEL’s New Banking On My Career Platform

Posted by Brian Sorenson on June 19, 2017

Topics: Career Mapping, Partnerships, CAEL News, career development, Millennials

CAEL is now providing unparalleled insight into the financial services industry to New York Metropolitan area job seekers through a new highly interactive career exploration tool, BankingOnMyCareer.com.

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When Education and Workforce Meet, Good things Happen

Posted by Brian Sorenson on June 9, 2017

Topics: Workforce Development, Partnerships, Employee Training

Lately, the topic of fostering partnerships between educators and the workforce to spur community revitalization has become a popular one with advocates for economic development.  Indeed, regional economic development continues to emphasize the importance of the availability of a skilled workforce as the number one priority and communities’ ability to develop skills as the key capability that will result in a healthy economy.  And while investing in elementary and secondary education is of course critical, communities cannot afford to ignore the adult workforce.  Even those who are currently employed will need to continue learning and developing skills in order to remain employed.

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How CAEL is Creating Career Awareness in High Demand Fields in Tennessee

Posted by Brian Sorenson on May 25, 2017

Topics: Workforce Development, Recruiting Talent, Partnerships, Career Pathing

When we at CAEL think about Tennessee, amazing music,  barbeque  and scenery come to mind, but so does economic boom, job growth and increased levels of education. Now, it will for you too...

 

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Chicagoland’s Veterans Working Group Draws Accolades

Posted by Brian Sorenson on May 12, 2017

Topics: Success Stories, Recruiting Talent, Partnerships, Veterans

As we noted in February, Chicagoland businesses have been involved in a unique effort to learn from and collaborate with CEOs, HR, hiring managers and representatives from military-connected organizations throughout the region. The effort, the Veterans Working Group (VWG), was born from a collaboration between the Commercial Club of Chicago’s Civic Committee and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, and is facilitated by CAEL.

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JPMorgan Chase Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights CAEL’s Efforts to Illuminate Career Pathways

Posted by Brian Sorenson on May 2, 2017

Topics: Career Mapping, Partnerships, CAEL News, Career Pathing

JPMorgan Chase recently released the firm’s annual corporate responsibility report, which highlights efforts to drive economic growth and have a meaningful impact on communities throughout the world. Of note, this year’s report draws attention to a project that’s having a substantial impact on an industry and the communities it strengthens: PetrochemWorks.com

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Five Actionable Steps to Close the Skills Gap

Posted by Brian Sorenson on March 13, 2017

Topics: Workforce Development, Partnerships, Employee Training

The skills gap remains a major concern for more than just those businesses that are unable to find suitably qualified talent to fill open roles. When a large percentage of the American workforce is unable to meet the qualifications for today’s rapidly growing, high-paying careers, our communities at large suffer. That’s the thought that drives CAEL’s higher education and workforce and economic development initiatives, and it’s in that spirit that CAEL has worked with local and state governments, chambers of commerce, higher education institutions and other partners to meet workforce needs.  

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Workforce Retraining: Business, Government and Higher Education Come Together

Posted by Brian Sorenson on February 28, 2017

Topics: Workforce Development, Partnerships, Employee Training

“How do we deliver on the promise of higher quality jobs for Americans in this century?”

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Factory Jobs, Too, Increasingly Requiring a College Education

Posted by Brian Sorenson on January 31, 2017

Topics: Workforce Development, Trends in Higher Education, Partnerships, Employee Training

“There are no jobs for high school graduates at Siemens today.”

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CAEL’s Lynn Schroeder Discusses Walmart Foundation’s Chicago-based Workforce Development Initiative

Posted by Brian Sorenson on December 7, 2016

Topics: Workforce Development, Partnerships, Employee Training

Walmart Foundation, the charitable arm of the multinational retail chain, committed a $10.9 million grant to the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership for the creation of a training center for retail workers. Opened in November, the Chicagoland Retail Sector Center is billed as a one stop shop for local employers and individuals to earn training and job placement, retail certification and career planning assistance.

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