Whose Job Is It? Creating Opportunities for Advancement
Publication Date: June 2003
Publisher(s): Temple University Press
Coverage: United States
This paper, which is the second chapter in the book Workforce Intermediaries in the 21st Century by Robert P. Giloth (Ed.), examines research on the experiences of low-wage workers in the labor market and on the types of employment and training strategies that have been effective for advancement.
The paper concludes with a brief review of the challenges that policy makers and workforce intermediaries face in implementing job advancement strategies and suggests some federal policy changes that could promote success. The book from which this chapter is drawn was published by Temple University Press in late 2003.