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    November 13, 2019

    The digital revolution is creating economic opportunity, but it’s also creating disruption – and with it, insecurity for many businesses and workers. Much of this insecurity stems from two gaps that are preventing our nation from leveraging its talent and people from realizing their potential.

    The first is a skills gap – too many people lack the skills or credentials required to compete for 21st century jobs. The second is a people gap – too many businesses can’t find the workers they need, when and where they need them. Today, 50% of open, available positions in this country go unfilled because candidates are not available. Closing both gaps is imperative to our competitiveness. That’s why last month at Talent Forward 2019, the nation’s premier annual workforce conference, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation launched a new chapter in its  Talent Pipeline Management® (TPM®) initiative: TPM Next.

    TPM Next is the latest stage in the evolution of our Talent Pipeline Management program, which is now up and running in 29 states and Canada. TPM helps connect people looking for work with employers looking for people.   Read More