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No Degree? No Problem

By Jay Ash and Lane Glenn | Feb 10, 2024

The article highlights Massachusetts' highly educated workforce and the challenges posed by credential inflation, especially for underrepresented groups. Co-authors Jay Ash and Lane Glenn mention how employers can implement skills-based hiring by revising job descriptions, offering alternative ways for candidates to demonstrate their skills, and partnering with organizations like Year Up to prepare diverse talent for STEM careers.
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‘Year Up’, Bank of America partner to create new paths to career success for Detroit’s young adults

By Porsha Monique | Jan 5, 2024

This featured story in the Rolling Out focuses on the outcomes for Year Up Michigan graduates and our partners at Bank of America.
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A Look Back at the Top Talent Acquisition Stories of 2023

By Roy Maurer | Dec 28, 2023

In this 2023 year-end wrap up on talent acquisition news, SHRM Online Manager/Editor, Talent Acquisition Roy Maurer quotes Year Up Founder and former CEO Gerald Chertavian on how AI could influence skills-first hiring.
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Biotech bound: For blue-collar apprentices, biomanufacturing can be a ticket to the middle class

By Robert Weisman | Dec 25, 2023

The article focuses on the shifts in career pathways within biotech and how skills training can unlock access to economic mobility for marginalized talent. Reporter Robert Weisman mentioned the MassBIO Bioversity training program launching in January 2024 and segways into the mention of Year Up also being a training program provider to help prepare workers for jobs in biotech.
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Can workforce development help us reach full employment?

By Harry J Holzer | Dec 21, 2023

This commentary piece is focused on the feasibility of the United States reaching full employment with a breakdown of workforce development categories, factors that drive unemployment, and the impacts of workforce development. Year Up is mentioned as one of the best models for sector training that has a lasting effect on worker earnings.
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Is college still worth it? What to consider to make the most of higher education.

By Dana Taylor | Nov 17, 2023

During a special episode of The Excerpt podcast, Dana Taylor interviewed Ben Wildavsky, author o
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