BRINGING A FUTURE OF SKILLS TO THE FUTURE OF WORK
Creating a Labor Market for the
The American economy is undergoing a transformation unlike anything we have seen since the Industrial Revolution. Technological change is dramatically reshaping the economic landscape; automation and artificial intelligence are changing the very nature of work. By harnessing the same digital technology that is disrupting our economy, we can connect all Americans—especially the almost seven in ten Americans without a college degree—to new opportunities and training for in-demand jobs.
Today, there are more unfilled jobs than Americans looking for work. By focusing on skills, America can help workers access new opportunities while also bringing more people into the labor force.
Governors in the Vanguard
Governors are uniquely poised to seize the opportunity that this historic moment represents. They can bring together key players in the workforce to help people develop the skills to compete and businesses find the workers with the right skills.