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Strengthening the Talent Pipeline

The Greater Houston Partnership established UpSkill Houston to bring employers together and strategically expand the talent pipeline for the high-demand careers in the industry sectors considered the drivers of the region’s economy.

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Across four phases of our nation’s talent pipeline, we explore the stories of employers investing in the workforce of today and tomorrow to close the skills gap.

Supporting Employees Through Childcare Services

For parents, limited childcare options and high costs often force them to leave the workforce prematurely or lead to increased absenteeism and turnover.

The Home Depot provides a suite of childcare support services that includes onsite childcare, backup childcare, and dependent care through a partnership with Bright Horizons.

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See How Businesses are Using Tomorrow’s Tech to Grow Today’s Talent

Leveraging emerging technology can be daunting, but these employers are finding a great return on that investment when applying innovative techniques to talent and workforce development practices.

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Hospital Workforce Collaborative
Build Up SMC
Collins Aerospace
Abbott

About this Initiative

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness. The Chamber Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce engages with and empowers business to lead the way as we tackle the most pressing education and workforce issues facing our country.

This website shares initiatives led by businesses dedicated to shaping the workforce of today and tomorrow to meet the needs of a dynamic economy. These initiatives are models of successful public/private partnerships that have immediate impact on their surrounding communities.

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