In partnership with state agencies, business organizations, academic researchers and practitioners in the field, Commonwealth Corporation develops guide books and manuals, curricula, templates and other resources and tools to assist policymakers and service providers in designing workforce strategies, delivering workforce development services, and making decisions about state and regional priorities.

 

  • Resource Highlight

Signaling Success: Boosting Teen Employment Prospects
This study examines the historically low teen employment rates and identifies employer perceptions of teens in the workplace. Signaling Success: Boosting Teen Employment Prospects was released at a Workforce Development in Practice series event on April 2, 2013 in Worcester.

 

View Resource
  • Resource Highlight

Partnerships: A Workforce Development Practitioner's Guide
Through our work as funders and evaluators, we have observed what characterizes partnerships in workforce development and what contributes to their effectiveness. This Guidebook contains the following elements designed to use useful for workforce practitioners: key questions and action steps at the end of each chapter, examples from partnerships, tools and templates that may be readily used by practitioners, and case studies.

 

View Resource