CTHP Releases 2019 Strategic Plan

On behalf of the CTHP Leadership Committee, we’d like to thank everyone who has been involved with the Partnership over the past year. We’re incredibly grateful for the time, expertise, and insights many of you have shared. We’ve learned a lot in our first year of work together, which we think you’ll see reflected in the 2019 Strategic Plan developed by our Leadership Committee. A few important highlights that we want to bring to your Read more…

Bridging the Talent Gap Survey – Respond by December 31

Workforce Solutions Capital Area, in conjunction with the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce and The Graduate! Network, recently launched the Bridging the Talent Gap employer survey. The 20-30 minute survey is open to regional employers of all sizes and in all industries. Please complete the survey by December 31st to help us identify key challenges you are currently facing in attracting, retaining and upskilling the talent needed to grow your businesses. Workforce Solutions and partners Read more…

E3-3D: College & Career Entry in Central Texas

From our colleagues at the E3 Alliance: Please join us as we bring together professionals and practitioners working on the intersection of education and workforce readiness in Central Texas. Guest speakers and panelists will come from growing industry sectors in the region, career and technical education programs, workforce talent pipeline supports, and technology and innovation services. Our diverse group of speakers will help us to frame the requisite strategies in preparing all students for careers Read more…

10/18 Webinar: Using Tuition Assistance to Grow Your Own Talent

At 1pm on Thursday, October 18th, the Central Texas Healthcare Partnership will be hosting a free webinar on tuition assistance programs, a popular employee benefit that provides financial assistance to workers who are interested in enrolling in education and training to advance their skills and career prospects. Tuition assistance programs can be a valuable tool for companies that are looking to develop in-house talent for hard-to-fill job openings. Yet, too often these programs are underutilized or Read more…

Study Shows Strong Demand for Healthcare Workers in Central Texas

A new study finds that the five-county Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area continues to enjoy strong demand for middle-skill healthcare workers, including shortages of workers in several key occupations. Researchers from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning(CAEL) and Avalanche Consulting presented the key findings of their study to Partnership members at the Tuesday, September 25th meeting of the Partnership. You can review their findings online, including: A copy of the research team’s presentationto the Partnership An infographicthat highlights key Read more…

New Study Highlights Central Texas Healthcare Companies’ Investments in Employee Education & Training

On August 9th, LEAP Consulting – a group of graduate MBA candidates from Concordia University – released a new report, Tuition Assistance Utilization Study: A Focus on Healthcare Employers in the Austin Metro Area. The research team interviewed ten Central Texas healthcare companies to learn about how they are using tuition assistance programs to engage, retain, and upskill their workforce and also reviewed recent research literature to better understand national best practices. Their report is available for Read more…