Industry, Education, & Employment

Analyses of industry workforce needs

Educating the workforce to be productive and prosperous in the challenging economy is an important focus of the research conducted at the Heldrich Center. The Center analyzes industry workforce needs in an effort to understand and respond to them as they continually change. Projects in this area include profiles of key industries in New Jersey, which are provided on the State of New Jersey’s career education and awareness website, NJNextStop.org. The Heldrich Center also conducts meetings to convene industry and education professionals in an effort to develop curricula and resources to better prepare students for the jobs of the future.


Projects

Publications

    • 2002-2003 Progress Report: Solutions at Work

      Oct 07, 2003

      Demonstrates the successes made possible by the Heldrich Center’s commitment to delivering impeccably researched and effective solutions during the first five years and provides case studies, illustrations, and descriptions of the Center's key priorities and projects.

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    • 2012 Annual Report

      Aug 06, 2013

      Reflects on the achievements and accomplishments of the Heldrich Center in 2012, with a focus on the Center's core research priorities: work trends and economic analysis; evaluation, management, and employment; disability employment; reemployment; and industry, education, and employment.

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    • 70 Percent Solution: Five Principles for Helping Young People Make Decisions During and After High School – Full Report

      Jun 09, 2004

      Delivers five principles for change that will strengthen the education of our young people and all Americans about careers, work, and economic change; provides analysis and examples addressing major challenges in schools and the appropriate roles of the 70 Percent Solution.

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    • 70 Percent Solution: Five Principles for Helping Young People Make Decisions During and After High School – Summary Report

      Jun 09, 2004

      Delivers five principles for change that will strengthen the education of our young people and all Americans about careers, work, and economic change; provides analysis and examples addressing major challenges in schools and the appropriate roles of the 70 Percent Solution.

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    • A Framework for Understanding Labor Market Alignment in Higher Education

      Apr 14, 2014

      Offers a comprehensive framework for understanding labor market alignment with a focus on community colleges. Assesses current research and practice on the issue. Provides recommendations for future research.

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