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Community Based Organizations: Where Talent and Opportunity Meet

10/29/20
According to the new WorkingNation American Workers Survey, 56 percent of workers said they didn’t know whether there were local training programs nearby that could help them get the skills they need…
Membership

10 Takeaways from the 2020 Houston NEXT: An ERG Summit

10/26/20
The Partnership convened nearly 700 business leaders, diversity and inclusion officers, HR professionals, recruiters and ERG leaders at the third annual Houston NEXT: An ERG Summit October 15-19. The…
Education

What Do Houston Students Know About Good Careers in Our Economy? UpSkill Houston and Rice University Partner on Study to Find Out 

10/26/20
In 2018, Rice University School of Social Sciences Consulting Practicum approached UpSkill Houston to engage Rice students with real world problems. Based on focus group research UpSkill Houston…
Racial Equity

Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg Talks Distributed Work, D&I at Houston NEXT Summit

10/15/20
In an entrepreneurial career that’s helped spawn some of the most recognizable company names in the tech world, Matt Mullenweg has become an evangelist for the concept of distributed work.  Mullenweg…
Workforce Development

Texas Academy Builds Statewide Network to Drive Effective Workforce Development

9/23/20
Amid the pandemic and significant job loss across Houston and Texas, workforce development stakeholders from regions across the state have come together (virtually) to learn proven strategies for…
Workforce Development

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

8/26/20
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…
Executive Partners