Employment and Jobs

Podcast: Providing Opportunity Onramps Through Upskilling

May 10, 2019  • Greg Thomas (Workday)

The battle for great talent and skills is stronger than ever. Upskilling programs and partnerships can help solve this challenge, while creating opportunity onramps for people to move into better jobs. In this episode of the Workday podcast, UpSkill America Director Jaime Fall discusses why we need upskilling programs, examples of companies that have benefitted from them, and what works and what doesn’t. Click here to listen.

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As the labor market tightens, #upskilling can help people move into better jobs while helping companies boost their workforce. Learn more from @UpSkillAmerica’s @Jaimen8r on the @Workday podcast.

On the @Workday podcast, @UpSkillAmerica director @Jaimen8r discusses why we need #upskilling programs, which companies have benefitted from them, and what makes them successful.

“I was one of the original upskilling recipients. [My employer] was willing to invest in my education, and it was good for both of us.” @UpSkillAmerica’s @Jaimen8r shares his #upskilling story and why companies should join the movement.


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