Readiness for work and life is no longer as simple as obtaining a degree or mastering the technical skills needed to perform a certain job. Today’s rapidly changing and complex world demands a workforce that is flexible, resilient, and equipped with a range of social and emotional skills. It's what make the difference between getting the job and keeping the job.
Join us and experts on Wednesday May 24, 2017 at 2pm EDT to learn how chambers are meeting industry needs by investing in youth character development. Come away with best practices for youth character development that will enable your chamber to effectively address the soft skills gap employers consistently decry as one of their greatest challenges.
Moderator - Arron Jiron, Senior Program Officer, S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
Presenter - Debbi Moore, President and CEO, Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce
Presenter - Rhetta Hunyady, Vice President, Education and Training, Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce