Overheard

Maria S Salinas on matching workers to jobs

By WorkingNation Editorial Team
September 24, 2019

Maria S Salinas, president & CEO of the LA Area Chamber of Commerce, understands the value of the American worker and the need to foster local talent.

“Human capital is the most essential piece to making sure that our economy is working right,” she tells us at the Milken Global Conference 2019.

Maria’s job is to make sure that as those jobs become available that the local talent is prepared to take on those roles. One way the Chamber accomplishes that is by cultivating partnerships with organizations to expose young talent to various industries.

Watch more of what Maria had to say here.

WorkingNation was on the ground at Milken Global Conference 2019 where some of the most powerful people in business, government, healthcare, and entertainment have gathered to discuss and debate how the world is being disrupted by economic and social change and what to do about it. The goal of the talk at the conference is how to drive shared prosperity.

While there, we documented all things future of work on Twitter at #WorkingNationOverheard and in interviews at our pop-up studio (watch our playlist below).

Read our article on the event here.

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