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UpSkilling Playbook for Employers

The UpSkilling Playbook for Employers is a new report, developed by UpSkill America at the Aspen Institute with support from the Walmart Foundation. It is designed to be a tool for employers interested in upskilling strategies, which are policies and practices used by employers to educate, train, and develop frontline workers. The playbook highlights examples of employers modeling upskilling strategies by investing in and advancing workers and supporting long-term business competitiveness. The playbook illustrates a range of strategies and helps employers to consider how to implement upskilling in their company contexts. The playbook will inform a broader national conversation about sustainable jobs, expanding opportunity, and the business benefits of upskilling. To read the full report, visit

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