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.

 

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Creating Pathways to Careers in Precision Machining for Opportunity Youth
This concept paper examines the manufacturing industry's skilled worker shortage and the importance of building a pipeline strategy that improves the basic and technical skills of young workers, particularly for 'opportunity youth' or 18-24 year olds who may not have completed high school, have been unable to find work, and have barrier to education and employment.

 

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Closing the Massachusetts Skills Gap (Presentation)
The report, Closing the Massachusetts Skills Gap: Recommendations and Action Steps, was released at an event in Boston on April 24, 2013. This is the powerpoint presentation from the event.

 

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