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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Closing the Massachusetts Skills Gap: Recommendations & Action Steps
This report is the culmination of an 18-month project to better understand labor demand and supply across the state. This report defines a problem and issues a call to action and serves as the final product of Skills Gap: Supply & Demand in the Massachusetts Economy.

 

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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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