Articles by tag: upskilling

SkillStorm’s Innovative Approach to Skills-Based Hiring in Tech to Bridge the Education-Employment Gap

In today’s ever-changing technological landscape, bridging the gap between education and employment has never been more crucial. As industries disrupt and traditional education paths become less linear, there’s an emerging emphasis on skills-based hiring. High tuition costs and the shifting paradigm of traditional education are paving the way for companies to prioritize skills over […]

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The Future of Upskilling in a Disrupted Workplace – Part 2 of 2

A disrupted workplace can’t stay chaotic forever; the future of upskilling will decide how calm the storm is or how choppy. The workforce is undergoing significant disruption in the age of rapid technological advancements. The need for upskilling employees has never been more pressing, especially as the traditional education system struggles to keep pace […]

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The Future of Upskilling in a Disrupted Workplace – Part 1 of 2

In the wake of rapid technological advancements, the global workplace is undergoing a seismic disruption shift, and the future of upskilling workers is a more critical challenge than ever before. The intersection of technology, the pandemic, and globalization have created a new paradigm for businesses, and ignoring the changes could prove costly. A recent […]

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The DisruptED World of Upskilling for Frontline Workers – Part 2

In today’s rapidly evolving job market, the importance of upskilling for frontline workers cannot be overstated. The rise of new technologies, changing workforce dynamics, and income inequality have intensified the need for continuous learning and skill development. As the pandemic reshapes the way we work, the discussion on leveraging technology and intentional design to […]

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The DisruptED World of Upskilling for Frontline Workers – Part 1

The world is experiencing rapid changes in technology, work dynamics, and industry demands. As the job market evolves, frontline workers face new challenges in staying relevant and employable. The discussion on upskilling these workers has become crucial now more than ever. According to recent research, 75% of frontline workers feel the need for more […]

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Navigating the Future of Work and Education on Holistic Leadership

The future of work and education looks vastly different today than in 2019. The global pandemic shook the way people work and receive an education in ways once thought unimaginable. Technological advancements, demographic shifts, and the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic all play a role in shaping the future of work and education. […]

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Empowering Careers in Aviation: Artem Pavlyukovets’ Story with FEAM Aero

Artem Pavlyukovets, the Hangar Operations Lead Mechanic at FEAM Aero’s CVG Airport location, embodies the boundless possibilities and unwavering dedication of the aviation industry. His journey began with enrollment in a trade school specializing in airframe and power plant technology, igniting his passion for aviation and exploring careers in aviation. As an integral part of […]

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Small Retailers are at the Forefront of Economic and Community Revival
April 24, 2024

As big-box retailers like Walmart and Target continue to expand their physical storefronts, small business retailers are carving out a niche by integrating deeply with their local communities. These local shops, unlike their gigantic counterparts, are leveraging their brick-and-mortar presence to enhance community ties and foster local economies. While large retailers invest in blending […]

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When Using & Safeguarding Mass Amounts of Captured Data From Facility Monitoring Devices and Environments, Make it Meaningful
April 24, 2024

One of the many topics of ISC West 2024 was how the industry could overcome the strategic challenge of managing and safeguarding the massive amounts of data collected from facility monitoring devices. Cathal Walsh, the Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Guidepost Solutions, engages deeply with this issue and offered insights on refining […]

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Implementation of Digital Strategies is Helping Smaller Retailers Finally Compete Against Big Box Stores
April 24, 2024

Some smaller brands and boutiques are setting examples that larger corporations could follow. Smaller and mid-sized retailers are now effectively competing against their larger retail counterparts by utilizing digital innovations. By implementing digital strategies, smaller retailers are enhancing customer value and operational efficiency.  On an informative segment of an Experts Talk retail roundtable to […]

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Perimeter Data is Transforming Security Operations from Reactive to Proactive
April 24, 2024

Recent technological advancements and strategic implementations have significantly bolstered the security of critical infrastructures. At a U.S. Army base, the trial of AI-powered facial recognition for perimeter monitoring illustrates how cutting-edge technology is being deployed to enhance threat detection and response. Concurrently, the critical role of physical defenses, such as perimeter fencing, is still […]

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As Job Seekers Struggle to Keep Up With Next-Gen Tech, Upskilling and Certifications Are More Important Than Ever
June 20, 2023

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas delves into the rapid advancements of technology in the digital world and the corresponding challenges required to effectively train global workforces. His guest is Jenni Troutman, Head of Products and Services for AWS Training and Certification, an authority in the industry with deep insights into […]

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Breaking Down Barriers for Women in Tech
April 12, 2023

Welcome to another episode of Pro AV Today with Ben Thomas. In this episode, we were thrilled to have Nancy Wang, the founder of Advancing Women in Tech (AWIT), join us for an engaging conversation on empowering women in the technology industry. Nancy shared her wealth of experience and knowledge on three main topics: […]

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Lining Up Students with Careers That Actually Fit Their Education
October 6, 2021

3 Key Points: The YouScience South Carolina’s Denmark Technical College partnership will give students opportunity to learn about other career opportunities It will all students to make more informed decisions about their majors and potential future career YouScience uses psychometrically valid exercises to help uncover students natural aptitudes to use towards creating a personalized […]

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As Higher Education Attendance Declines, Will Skills Overtake Degrees?
October 1, 2021

Key Points: The NSCRC’s final 2021 spring report found college enrollment fell 3.5%, losing 600,000 students compared to the year before, the largest drop in enrollment numbers since 2011. Universities and community colleges are evolving to highlight the competencies that students develop in addition to the credits they earn. To find the best applicants, companies […]

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Why Upskilling is More Than Just Job Training
July 30, 2021

The current economic zeitgeist suggests that workers need to start re-educating themselves if they want to not only survive but thrive. David Blake, CEO of Learn In, thinks differently. On this of EdTech Today, David breaks down why the employers are the ones that should shoulder the burden of educating the workers in order […]

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How to Optimize Your Business’ Internal Mobility
April 25, 2021

Hiring external candidates can be expensive.  Recruiters, ads on major job sites, and time getting the new hire up to speed all play a part in the cost. So why aren’t companies making the most of internal candidates yet? Infamously known as the job-hopping generation, Millennials have a reputation for fast turnover, jumping from one […]

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Why Credentialing Platforms Have to Fill the Void in Job Skills that Universities Are Creating
April 9, 2021

Numbers are up across the board for employer-based credential programs as companies develop a robust parallel higher education infrastructure. Research out of credentialing platform Credly found that the number of organizations building their own curriculum and issuing credentials is up 83% since the start of COVID in 2020. Big players like Google, IBM, and HubSpot […]

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Bridging the Educational Divide with Tech Skilling
February 17, 2021

Closing the educational divide and the digital skills gap has always been important to technologically-minded educators, but the disruptions of COVID-19 have brought a new urgency. Ensuring all students can participate equitably and fulfill their dreams in society hinges on having the right access to technology, especially in the education system. Students from underserved schools […]

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FirePoint Brings First Hacking for Defense Program to Kansas
February 1, 2021

This semester, students at Wichita State University have become the first in Kansas to put their innovation skills to work in solving real-world national defense challenges as part of the Hacking for Defense (H4D) program, thanks to the FirePoint Innovations Center and WSU’s Masters of Innovation Design program. H4D, a program of the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN), is a semester-long course […]

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