In order to address current and future skills gaps, employers must continually prepare their workforce of today for the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow. It’s important to offer entry-level employees options to gain new certifications, take classes or online courses and develop leadership skills.
Learning new skills is one of the primary ways (if not THE way) people grow their careers. In fact, we might be living at the best time in human history for people to upskill themselves. Knowledge and training are more accessible than ever and skills gaps are at all time highs across industries.
A historical push to require four-year degrees and meet long lists of qualifications, along with the use of non-inclusive rhetoric, has in part led us to where we are today. Talent who are available and open to work are choosing different learning pathways and refusing to engage with companies that don’t accept them as they are. The pandemic only accelerated this trend.
An elevator pitch is a quick summary of yourself named for the amount of time it should take to deliver the message. Discover why many hiring managers or recruiters prefer candidates who are able to confidently discuss what they want and know how to ask for it.
You’ve made it past the hard part–the interview; now it’s time to send a follow-up thank you email. Demonstrate your professional etiquette by following these tips on how to write an effective thank you note.
As a training provider, you are laser-focused on supporting your learners in gaining skills to launch their careers. You recognize that building skills in early-career talent is part of a larger mission to create skills-to-career pathways with upward economic mobility for traditionally overlooked and underserved talent. The ultimate goal is connecting your learners and alumni to jobs with their new skills.
Whether you are searching for work in a new industry or simply looking to level up from your current role and responsibilities, the following five steps will help you ensure a smooth, successful career change journey.
Two YUPRO Placement Executives Named to SIA’s 2022 DEI Influencers Boston, Massachusetts — June 02, 2022 — In recognition of their efforts to change the future for traditionally underrepresented talent, Michelle Sims and Tirranny Nettles of Year Up Professional Resources (YUPRO) have both been honored as diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) influencers by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). In publishing…
YUPRO Placement Director of Recruiting Tirranny Nettles Named to SIA’s 40 Under 40 List BOSTON — July 25, 2022 — YUPRO Placement Director of Recruiting Tirranny Nettles has been named to the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) 40 Under 40 list. Spotlighting the next generation of leaders in staffing, the list recognizes professionals making significant contributions…
Prudential Financial has a deep and long-standing dedication to DEI. In 2020, Prudential partnered with YUPRO, tapping into its 30,000+ diverse talent community to support its diversity hiring goals. Since then, YUPRO has placed more than 50 contractors, apprentices, and full-time employees at the company.