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Microsoft’s $25.8M gift to help expand Skillful job training program

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    The Denver Post
    Date: 
    June 28, 2017

    Microsoft’s investment will allow Skillful to engage more employers across the state in skills-based hiring — eliminating companies’ reliance on bachelor’s degrees as a job requirement is a key part of the program — as well as expand to additional workforce centers, said Zoë Baird, CEO and president of the Markle Foundation.

    “It’s our belief that success in creating change at scale is going to turn on creating a labor market ecosystem that uses for people’s benefit the very forces that are creating disruption — data and technology,” Baird said. “Everyone in the labor market needs to be able to make data-driven decisions.”

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