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Bayou Business Download: Energy's Changing Impact on the Houston Economy

In this episode of Bayou Business Download we discuss a question that we often get asked here at the Partnership—just how dependent is Houston’s economy on the oil and gas industry and how has that…
Workforce Development

Partnership Joins U.S. Chamber in Drive for Innovative Talent Finance Solution

In the new innovation-based economy, talent and skills are king. Today’s economy is undergoing a fundamental transformation where the skills needed by a workforce to remain competitive and successful…

Houston Can Create Purposeful Pathways to Opportunity and Recovery

Pathways that help people access opportunities have to be created with purpose.  In late July, Marcela Escobari and Ian Seyal of the Brookings Institution’s Workforce of the Future Initiative joined…
Digital Technology

Report: Navigating the Changing Nature of Work 

A new labor market report highlights the disruption that greater automation and increased requirements for digital skills is causing regional workers and the importance of helping workers build…

Guiding Internal Conversations About Racial Inequity, Injustice with Employees

In the weeks following George Floyd's death and protests in response, businesses across the country have made public statements against racism, injustice and racial inequity. Some pledged money…

TWC:  Expanded Funding Provides Skilling Opportunities for Workers and Unemployed

With the number of Texans filing for unemployment insurance skyrocketing in March and April, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) was charged with exploring ways to use available funds to help…
Executive Partners