Started 18 Nov 2014

What Employers Must Do To Find Workers

Forum started by Joseph B. Fuller

Economists and commentators have long debated the existence of a “skills gap” and its purported causes. The Harvard Business School’s project on U.S. Competitiveness, in conjunction with Accenture and Burning Glass Technologies, decided to study those questions. While we would not presume to arbitrate between the various schools of thought represented by distinguished scholars, we did conclude that a problem exists and it represents a drag on U.S. competitiveness in two important dimensions.

The full blog post is available on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's website.

About the author
Joseph Fuller is a Senior Lecturer in General Management and co-leads The Entrepreneurial Manager course in the MBA program at the Harvard Business School. He leads the U.S. Competitiveness Project's research on middle skills.