Building supports for successful transitions into the workforce: community conversations with business leaders and parents

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Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (U.S.) (CED)


In 2017, the Committee for Economic Development (CED) embarked upon a 'listening tour' of business leaders and parents to discuss firsthand information about workplace demands and aspirations for high school graduates. The listening tour made stops in five communities over the course of a year. In each community, facilitated discussions were conducted to identify strategies for increasing the effectiveness of business engagement, and to identify the information and supports parents need to ensure student success in the workplace - and to leave each community with a potential path for...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Participation

Keywords: Transition from education and training to employment; Entry into working life; School leavers; Youth transitions; Aspirations; Employability; Employers; Business; Community participation; Education industry relationship

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Arlington, Virginia: CED, 2018

Physical description: 34 p. (report) + 3 p. (executive summary) + 1 infographic

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 132.516

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