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January 5, 2021


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5 must-see resources to upskill your employees

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Your people’s education is what makes tomorrow possible. By investing in a strategic approach to workforce education, you’re doing more than building skills or attracting high-performers — you’re taking control of your organization’s future.

Keep reading to learn how InStride helps you upskill your employees, engage top talent, drive social impact and realize your vision for the future today.


Why business leaders continue to invest in education post-pandemic

88 percent of C-suite executives believe providing employees access to education is a critical part of their organization’s business strategy — and 80 percent of business leaders say they’ll continue their investment for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Get the latest insights on workforce education from our August survey of more than 500 U.S. business decision-makers from companies that generated at least $250 million in 2019 annual revenue. Hear what these leaders have to say about rapid business growth, competitive advantages, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Read more: New to the idea of skill-building? Check out our beginner’s guide on how to upskill your employees to learn the benefits of upskilling and how to get started.


Upskilling in the age of COVID-19

Traditional paths to upskill your employees have changed overnight in the COVID-19 era. Organizations can’t just move upskilling content online, but they also can’t afford to put valuable education programs on hold. As you move forward in this new era, consider these four questions to help you design the best plan to educate today and achieve tomorrow.

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5 steps to reskill your employees to drive business and social impact

Efficient and effective upskilling initiatives are vital to the workforce of tomorrow. Learn how adidas, Aramark, Banfield and more are leveraging strategic workplace education programs to drive positive business outcomes and social impact. In this guide you’ll learn:

  • Practical steps to quickly upskill your employees
  • How to expand your talent development program to meet the demands of a changing economy
  • Best practices for delivering quality education for employees at every stage of their careers
  • How to create journeys that bridge the gap between employers’ needs and employees’ skills


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Rethink skill-building to drive diversity, equity, and inclusion

In the past year, many C-suite leaders have made renewed commitments to build more diverse, equal and inclusive (DE&I) workplaces — yet research shows most people don’t agree their employers have the right policies to support them. One of the best ways business leaders can make meaningful progress in DE&I efforts is to offer flexible, inclusive pathways for employees. In this e-book you’ll learn:

  • Why education is the most meaningful and durable commitment you can make to support DE&I in your organization
  • How you can design a strategic education and skill-building program that works for any employee


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Design an education program for all employees

92 percent of business leaders agree a strategic workforce education program should help an organization achieve its diversity and inclusion goals.

This is a movement, not a moment. But before you can drive any meaningful change, you have to design the program to support it. In this infographic, you’ll learn the four steps to create a workforce education program that meets all of your employees’ needs.

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Want to learn more?

There’s no time to wait. Education is the key to driving better skills, stronger diversity, equity and inclusion, higher engagement and greater social impact. Take the first step to learn more about building a strategic workforce education program for your organization. Connect with one of our education experts today.