Bitwise Industries has raised $50M in series B financing led by Kapor Capital to drive equitable and inclusive work opportunities.
Organizations that can shift to experiential learning using modern mobile apps are effectively improving their workplace training.
Today the SkillUp Coalition, which provides displaced workers with opportunities to gain new skills and secure in-demand jobs, announced the launch of a fund with the goal of benefitting 30,000 workers displaced by COVID-19.
Interplay Learning, a leader in training essential skilled trade workers to be job-ready, announced today, it completed an $18 Million Series B round.
Generation, the non-profit global employment organization, has secured $77 million in new funding and $50 million in in-kind resources from BlackRock, McKinsey & Company, Microsoft Corp., and Verizon, to accelerate its work in tackling unemployment.
A year ago, employers, education providers and policymakers talked about the shrinking shelf life of skills, the tightening labor market, and the accelerating pace of technological change with a mix of anxious anticipation and enthusiasm.
Looking back on 2020, and looking forward to nascent employment trends for 2021, several factors can give us hope for an uptick in learning and career growth.
What can we do to put the struggling workforce back on track?
Going into 2021, it seems like hybrid models and digital workplaces are the way forward in a post-COVID world. Here are some trends to watch out for this year.