• Microsoft to distribute $20M in grants to non-profits, offers free skills training via LinkedIn

    15 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    The COVID-19 global health pandemic has had an almost immeasurable negative impact on the wider economy. Specifically in the job market, there have been millions of job losses, and in the US alone unemployment numbers like these have not been seen since the Great Depression. Now, tech companies are slowly stepping up to try to address the crisis, and the latest development on that front comes from Microsoft.
    The company today announced a wide-ranging, global portal for free skills training for people who are out of work. And alongside that, Microsoft said it plans to disperse $20 million...
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  • Microsoft says you will need these skills after COVID, and it wants to help you get certified

    Microsoft says you will need these skills after COVID, and it wants to help you get certified

    15 days ago - By Fast Company

    The software giant is using LinkedIn data and learning to support and advance the careers of 25 million people around the world.
    Microsoft wants to help 25 million people around the world get better jobs by the end of this year. And by better, it means most in-demand now and post-pandemic.
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  • Microsoft pledges to upskill 25 million workers for the ‘COVID-19 economy'

    Microsoft pledges to upskill 25 million workers for the ‘COVID-19 economy'

    15 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Microsoft announced new initiatives around digital skills, including cash grants, opening access to data, and a new learning tool inside Microsoft Teams.
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