skills development

A Career in Cybersecurity is for Everyone

A NortonLifeLock initiative empowers women in India to explore and experience cybersecurity careers
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By Kim Allman, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Government Affairs

Stanley Black & Decker Celebrates Fourth Annual Maker Month With “Thank A Maker” Theme To Show Gratitude To Skilled Trade Workers

Summary: 
  • Company opens grant application period for nonprofits to apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge; a 5-Year, $25 million commitment to train skilled workers
  • Maker Month shines a light on careers in the trades; company partners with trade professionals to debunk common misconceptions  
  • Throughout the month of October, enter to win giveaways by tagging a special maker in your life with #ThankAMaker on social media
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  • Company opens grant application period for nonprofits to apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge; a 5-Year, $25 million commitment to train skilled workers
  • Maker Month shines a light on careers in the trades; company partners with trade professionals to debunk common misconceptions  
  • Throughout the month of October, enter to win giveaways by tagging a special maker in your life with #ThankAMaker on social media

Fifth Third Encourages Employee Learning & Development

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This article was originally published in the Degreed Community, an online meeting space where Degreed clients can share their success, challenges, and ideas.

From the 2020 Fifth Third ESG Report: Employee Development

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Learning and development programs at Fifth Third are built upon a growth mindset, the belief that everyone’s skills and capabilities can be enhanced through dedication and work inspired by a thirst for learning.

We believe that learning and development must be accessible to meet a range of needs for employees and address a work environment in which skills need to evolve rapidly. Thus, we offer a rich mix of education, experiences, exposure, and tools necessary to expand knowledge and skills.

Building the Trade Workforce of the Future: Stanley Black & Decker Launches 5-Year, $25 Million Commitment to Train More Than 3 Million Skilled Trade Workers

Summary: 
  • Beginning Oct. 1, nonprofits can apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge grants to advance and accelerate vocational skills training programs
  • Program aims to fuel the growth of trade careers as millions of jobs go unfilled, exacerbated by the pandemic
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  • Beginning Oct. 1, nonprofits can apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge grants to advance and accelerate vocational skills training programs
  • Program aims to fuel the growth of trade careers as millions of jobs go unfilled, exacerbated by the pandemic

Learning and Development as a Catalyst for Change at Clarivate

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“Behind every successful organization is always a dedicated, skilled team of colleagues who work together for the benefit of the company. At Clarivate, our internal learning and development programs are an essential way to support our colleague development, elevate their skills and help propel our organization to be successful and future-proof.”

Marguerite Harris, Head of Talent and Development

Asian American Leadership Spotlight: Stuart Shih, Fidelity Investments

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In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Common Impact is spotlighting members of the AAPI community who are making a difference every day through their careers and social impact work.

Reimagining Merchant Training in Colombia

How Financial Services Providers used interactive mobile messaging to help thousands of MSMEs grow
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Micro and small merchant training is a critical undertaking in developing nations where these businesses are the biggest drivers of economic growth and job creation.

However, massive gaps in business management skills and financial literacy are limiting their potential. In an ideal world without resource constraints, all merchants would have access to in-person training programs, with dedicated instructors helping them learn and implement best practices.

On National High Five Day, SC Johnson and Save the Children Launch #TheNextHighFive Challenge, Crowdsourcing a New High Five for the Next Generation

Dusty Baker, Houston Astros Manager and Originator of the High Five, Joins Cause to Kick Off #TheNextHighFive Challenge
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RACINE, Wis., April 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change the way we interact, we’re all looking for creative ways to connect, cope and care for each other. That’s why SC Johnson and Save the Children are joining forces with Astros Manager Dusty Baker to launch #TheNextHighFive Challenge to crowdsource a way to evolve the iconic high five into a non-contact celebration and show of appreciation for friends and family.

SC Johnson and Save the Children Join Forces to Equip a Generation With the Life Skills to Battle COVID-19 and Future Public Health Threats

Program Part of Company’s Overall $10 Million Commitment to COVID-19 Relief
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RACINE, Wis., April 9, 2020 /3BL Media/– With a goal of enabling this generation of children to better protect themselves and their communities, SC Johnson and Save the Children are partnering to educate and enable children worldwide to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. This new partnership will focus on helping children and their loved ones respond to this and future public health threats.

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