Employment and Jobs

Podcast: The Benefits of Upskilling Frontline Workers

December 10, 2018  • UpSkill America

Jamie Fall, director of Upskill America, shares how upskilling programs benefit frontline workers and their employers, and provides insights from the latest upskilling programs across America in the third episode of the “Retail America: Pathways to Opportunity” podcast series.


About the show

Hope Street Group’s brand new podcast “Retail America: Pathways to Opportunity” cuts through the myth of the retail apocalypse and showcase the incredible opportunities in today’s dynamic retail sector. Each short episode will invite experts from various fields including retail, workforce development, technology and adult education to celebrate and discuss exciting new programs, research and innovations that connect with a growing audience of individuals and professionals interested in diving deeper into today’s hot topics in these fields.

Retail America highlights the work of the Retail Opportunity Network, but also draws in third party perspectives to offer fresh insights on pervasive questions such as the future of work and technological innovation. Click here to learn more.



On the Retail America podcast, @upskillamerica’s Jaime Fall (@Jaimen8r) shares how #upskilling programs benefit frontline workers and their employers.

On the Retail America podcast, @upskillamerica’s Jaime Fall (@Jaimen8r) provides insights from the latest #upskilling programs across America.

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