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The defining challenge of our time is ensuring that all Americans are included in the benefits of the digital economy. After more than a decade of work in health and national security, the Markle Foundation has created Skillful to help restore the American Dream by expanding opportunities for better employment and broadening the ways Americans learn and train for the work of the future.
Skillful, a partnership among the Markle Foundation, LinkedIn, and Arizona State University, provides transparency around the skills a job seeker has, the skills a job seeker needs, and where he or she can find training and support to get on the path to a good job. Skillful knits together online and on-the-ground resources that empower a job seeker to own his/her path to success, with personal coaching assistance to help them achieve their goals.
A call to value people’s skills, not just degrees
Skillful is now live in the state of Colorado and in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. These locations were selected due to their strong local economies, significant presence of fast growing and good paying middle-skill jobs, as well as government partners who have a clear commitment to improving economic security for their communities.