Employment and Jobs

Accessing the Network of Local Upskilling and Related Resources Available to Support Your Business

January 10, 2019  • UpSkill America & National Association of Workforce Boards

You don’t have to set out to create an upskilling program on your own. Workforce Development Boards across the country offer services and support that can help you attract and retain the skilled employees that your business needs.

Teaming up with the National Association of Workforce Boards, UpSkill America developed a new tool that explains just how these organizations can help you. The tool provides an overview of what the public workforce system does and connects you to resources to start taking advantage of its services.

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This tool is the latest in a series released in the past year, thanks to a grant from Walmart to support UpSkill America’s work to equip businesses with tools to educate, train, and support frontline workers’ development to advance their careers. The work builds on UpSkill America’s 2017 UpSkilling Playbook for Employers.

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You don’t have to set out to create an #upskilling program on your own. Workforce Development Boards offer services and support that can help you attract and retain the skilled employees that your business needs.

Ready to #upskill your workforce? @upskillamerica & @WorkforceInvest developed a new tool that explains how Workforce Development Boards can help you get started.

Interested in #upskilling? A new tool by @upskillamerica & @WorkforceInvest provides an overview of what the public workforce system does and connects you to resources to start taking advantage of its services.

About UpSkill America

UpSkill America is an employer-led movement that promotes training and advancement practices to help workers progress in their careers and move into better-paying jobs, with the goal of expanding opportunity for America’s workers and helping our economy and communities thrive. UpSkill America is a part of the Economic Opportunities Program of the Aspen Institute. For more information, visit upskillamerica.org.

About the National Association of Workforce Boards

The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) represents approximately 550 Workforce Development Boards and their 12,000+ business members that coordinate and leverage workforce strategies with education and economic development stakeholders within their local communities, to ensure that state and local workforce development and job training programs meet the needs of employers. Learn more at nawb.org.

Join the upskilling movement

UpSkill America is an employer-led movement to expand opportunity for America’s workers and allow our economy and communities to thrive. To learn more, follow us on social media and join our mailing list to receive new resources and announcements.





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