Through the collaboration of its partner organizations, GMACWorkforce works every day to build career pathways between the unemployed and the area’s open high-skill positions. Together we work to eliminate the skills gap in Memphis so that all can experience the prosperity that comes through economic growth.
Document, analyze and publish regular data on local hiring trends, employer skill requirements and labor supply. Be the “go to” source for this data.
Document employment pathways, especially in target sectors, and engage K-12 and postsecondary institutions in aligning education programs to these pathways while eliminating gaps, avoiding duplication and improving quality.
Connect employers in target sectors to high-quality workforce solutions, addressing their short-term, immediate hiring and training needs. Create solutions where none exist.
Connect employers, educators, employment counselors, students and job seekers using leading edge technology. A systematic process matches job seekers’ interests to career pathways, job seekers’ skills assessment and skills gaps to recommended training and recommended job opportunities.
Spearhead effort to bring in more outside resources to support workforce innovations, while ensuring GMACWorkforce operations are fully funded.