Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Best of Colorado, who's ready to worrk today?

Information compiled for the RTW project, June 2016.


The Upskill Initiative is a public-private effort meant to create clear pathways for the more than 20 million workers in front-line jobs that too often lack opportunities to progress into higher-paying jobs. Developing the skills and abilities of these workers, and empowering them to contribute more at work, presents a significant opportunity to improve their wages and to increase the productivity and competitiveness of employers.

Earlier this year the President called on businesses to help workers of all ages earn a shot at better, higher-paying jobs, even if they lack a higher education. Already, more than 100 employers – who employ more than 5 million American workers – are stepping up to expand their use of best practices that increase opportunity.


https://ia801509.us.archive.org/20/items/Whitehouse.govReadyToWork/whitehouse.gov-Ready%20to%20Work.pdf "Ready to Work Boulder" CO



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On Jun 7, 2016, at 7:03 AM, John Burgreen <forshman@gmail.com> wrote:

Take a look at which colleges are using these grants to deliver education and career training that will help job seekers get the skills they need.

Every one of those grantees are partnering with employers within growing industries to train workers for middle-class jobs that will help make sure we stay economically competitive into the 21st century. Here's how that breaks down. 

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