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Pennsylvania: A Multi-Pronged Approach to Upskilling [Download Whitepaper]

As the pandemic pummeled Pennsylvania’s state employment rate, leaders quickly realized that silver linings were buried deep in the economic chaos and uncertainty. In collaboration with Metrix Learning, Pennsylvania executed a multi-pronged approach to address the lapses in equity, digital literacy, and employment with a malleable upskilling platform that continues to shape the progress of the Pennsylvania workforce and economy today.

Santa Rita Jail Pilot Program Empowers Justice-Impacted Workers [Download Whitepaper]

Hidden behind the bars of correctional facilities are glimmers of solutions that can reform patterns of recidivism while expanding the workforce talent pool. Metrix Learning deploys resources to rehabilitate justice-impacted individuals with a tailored virtual education plan.

CERTUS ACQUIRES WORKFORCE180

Metrix Learning is pleased to announce Workforce180 is joining our portfolio of workforce solutions at Certus.

“Workforce180 is proud and excited to join Certus and Metrix Learning,” said Mike Fazio, CEO and Co-Founder of Workforce180. Jerry Mattiace, COO and Co-Founder of Workforce180 added, “This partnership makes us the most comprehensive online suite of learning for both participants and workforce professionals.”

NJ DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT LAUNCHES FREE ONLINE TRAINING PROGRAM

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has launched SkillUp New Jersey, a free virtual training program to help jobseekers upgrade their skills and train for certifications.

SKILLUPAMERICA PROGRAM OFFERING PENNSYLVANIAN JOB-SEEKERS NEW OPPORTUNITIES

The SkillUpAmerica program prepares the community for advanced employment opportunities, not only in Lancaster but statewide, joining seventeen other states in offering thousands of free courses to Pennsylvanians. It’s a chance for job-seekers to gain new skills or brush up on old ones. The program has been around in Lancaster County for four years and has had tremendous success, so it expanded statewide this summer.

WOLF ADMINISTRATION REMINDS PENNSYLVANIANS OF FREE ONLINE JOB SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAMS AVAILABLE THROUGH SKILLUP™ PA

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier today reminded Pennsylvania job seekers of the free services available through SkillUp™ PA, a virtual learning platform offering more than 5,000 unique training modules to help Pennsylvanians gain new skills, polish their resume, and advance their careers.

FREE, LOW-COST TRAINING PROGRAMS AVAILABLE FOR JOBSEEKERS

Not college bound? Not a problem. For students graduating from high school who are not headed to college, Workforce Solutions says there are a variety of free and low-cost job training programs that lead to high-paying jobs.