Articles by tag: career development

Healthcare-Focused High Schools Boost Career Mobility and Address Workforce Crises

In an innovative stride towards bridging the gap between education and career readiness, Bloomberg Philanthropies has initiated a pioneering project to integrate healthcare training within high school curricula across several American communities. This $250 million investment aims to cultivate a new generation of healthcare professionals by creating healthcare-focused high schools in collaboration with major healthcare…

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How McDonald’s is Educating Their Employees for Greater Success.

In this episode of DisruptED, host Ron Stefanski joins Lisa Schumacher, Director of Education Strategies at McDonald’s, and Ron Williams, McDonald’s Operations Director. Schumacher discusses the education support programs at McDonald’s and Williams offers a first-hand account of how his employment and education have launched his career. Lisa Schumacher started at McDonald’s in the…

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Business Services
Apprenticeships are Vital in Developing the Next Generation of Workers

Trevor Matthews worked in refrigeration until he admittedly, lost his joy. Greg Crumpton refers to it as a complacency rut, “in a rinse repeat cycle.” Today Matthews, Founder of Refrigeration Mentor, has re-sparked his joy. “Refrigeration Mentor started because I have a passion for the refrigeration industry,” said Matthews. He recognized a void in…

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Introducing Tuesdays with Morrisey

Back by popular demand, Adam Morrisey, VP of Sales and Marketing at Shipshape, today announced the launch of his new podcast and newsletter series, Tuesdays with Morrisey. Morrisey aims to connect with entrepreneurs, authors and thought leaders to empower listeners with new insights on topics including leadership, creativity, technology and business. “This project presents an…

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Education & EdTech
Why Prepping Students for Careers Increases Engagement and Graduation Rates

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Career readiness has been a missing piece for many…

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educational inequities
Equitable Funding, Community Involvement, and AI Solutions Can Help Overcome Educational Inequities
June 14, 2024

Educational inequities in the U.S. have reached critical levels, particularly in underfunded and underserved communities. Recent data highlights how learning loss and achievement gaps, exacerbated by the pandemic, disproportionately affect minority and low-income students. For example, during the 2020-2021 school year, Black and Hispanic students experienced lower gains in math and reading compared to…

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food supply
Our DisruptED Food Supply with Cole Mannix at the Old Salt Co-op
June 14, 2024

The global food supply chain is under intense scrutiny, with giant agribusinesses dominating the landscape and creating vulnerabilities in how we grow and distribute food. With concerns over sustainability, ecological impact, and the health implications of our food systems, the need for innovative and regenerative agricultural practices has never been more critical. What does…

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social impact
Boston Medical Center is Leading the Way in Social Impact
June 14, 2024

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is at the forefront of health equity and social impact. Its dedicated focus is on addressing social determinants of health and improving outcomes for underserved communities. This emphasis aligns with current trends in healthcare, where social impact and community engagement are becoming increasingly critical. In this episode of the “Healthcare…

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charging stations
Blink Charging’s CEO Brendan Jones Inspects Charging Stations to Back EV Community Growth in Los Angeles, CA
June 13, 2024

As the electric vehicle (EV) market continues to expand, ensuring reliable and widespread charging infrastructure is more critical than ever. Brendan Jones, the CEO of Blink Charging, recently highlighted these efforts during a visit to Los Angeles, CA, for a conference. He checked in on Blink charging stations and spoke with customers about their…

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