500X5 to UpSkill ATX
We are calling on 500 employers to upskill 5 employees by 2021 to o help fill the skill gap and Grow Our Own in the Austin Metro Area.
Upskilling is assisting incumbent workers in acquiring skills to advance into middle-skill jobs, particularly those in high demand for their employers.
Upskilling looks like:
- providing your employees with tuition assistance
- offering onsite training to build their skill sets and their value to your company
- sponsoring an apprenticeship that allows employees to earn while they learn and skill up for your high-demand roles.
To learn more about upskilling, check out our toolkit. Click here to download a copy (pdf).
Ready to commit to 500X5? Contact us at email@example.com!
Our thanks to these employers for committing to upskilling their employees by 2021:
Names in bold are members of our Board of Directors
Any Baby Can
Athena Manufacturing, LP
Austin Pallet Company
Austin Urban Technology Movement
Baylor Scott & White Health
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
EVS Metal - TX
Goodwill Central Texas
Lil' Mama's Kitchen
Mercedes Benz of Austin
Patient's Premier Choice
Progressive Manufacturing Technology Inc.
Samsung Austin Semiconductor
Sonic Healthcare USA
TECO - Westinghouse
Facility Solutions Group