Employment and Jobs

Jenny Weissbourd on Reimagine Retail

February 26, 2019  • Jenny Weissbourd

In 2016, with support from the Walmart Foundation, the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program launched the Reimagine Retail initiative to promote stability and mobility for retail workers. We’re proud to be working with partners like Hope Street Group on this vital effort. In this video, the Aspen Institute’s Jenny Weissbourd describes our collaboration. Read her blog with Hope Street Groups’s Brad Clark to learn more: “Breakthroughs from the Field: Learning to Support the Retail Workforce.”

 

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In 2016, @AspenWorkforce launched #ReimagineRetail to promote stability and mobility for retail workers. In this video, @jennyweissbourd describes their collaboration with @HopeStreetGroup.

Across the country, organizations are working to promote stability and mobility for retail workers. Let’s learn from their experience.

Today’s tight labor market is encouraging retailers to test creative solutions to attract & retain talent. Let’s seize this moment and build lasting policies and practices.

 

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