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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 of 
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Year Up’s Chertavian finds a successor in Ellen McClain

By Jon Chesto | Oct 16, 2023

On Tuesday, Year Up will announce that president Ellen McClain will take over as chief executive on Dec. 1.
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Okta is hoping to help train the next generation in cybersecurity. Here’s how they’re investing in job training nonprofits like Year Up

By Preston Fore | Oct 5, 2023

With new advancements in AI, cybersecurity, and other tech sectors, solving the skills gap does not seem to be getting any easier.
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From city neighborhoods to a career in banking

By Sam Wood | Sep 29, 2023

Year Up alums in Rhode Island share their career paths in the banking industry at Citizens with Providence Business News. Citizens and Year Up executives share their thoughts on the success of the program and its partnership.
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Our Region's Business - Year Up Pittsburgh

By Bill Flannigan | Sep 10, 2023

Year Up was featured in a recent episode of 'Our Region's Business' with Bill Flannigan on WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh.
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Year Up founder, CEO Chertavian writes: There's no going back on ESG

By Gerald Chertavian | Jun 27, 2023

Recent backlash caused by a fractured political climate has led some CEOs to reconsider their environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives, with 59% of CEOs surveyed by KPMG saying they planned to pause or reconsider their ESG efforts from Q4 2022 into Q2 2023. And yet 70% of those same CEOs say that ESG programs improve financial performance, up from 39% the prior year. This shouldn’t be a political issue. The business case for continued, increased investments in ESG policies is clear. To CEOs who are thinking about stepping back at this stage, I say you aren’t acting in the long-term best interest of your shareholders.  
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