The Power of Career- and Employer-Focused Training and Education

This issue brief from MDRC highlights key findings about job training programs that lead to success with various populations, including youth and dislocated workers. Of particular importance are programs with employer engagement and programs that are career-focused, both of which have been shown to be effective when implemented correctly. The brief shares recent innovations in career training as well as lessons learned from successful programs.
Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
March, 2017
March 2017
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Target Populations
  • Employment
    • Job Development and Placement
  • Education and Training
    • Career Pathways
    • On the Job Training