How Employers Can Overcome a Persistent Talent Gap
First-of-its-kind study examines workplace belonging for “skilled through alternative routes” (STARs) workers
August 18, 2022
More than half the workforce, or 70 million workers, are skilled through alternative routes (STARs). STARs are defined as individuals at least 25 years old, currently active in the workforce, and having a high school diploma, but not having a bachelor’s degree.
New research from Opportunity@Work, in partnership with Capital One and the University of Virginia, reveals three ways employers can invest in STARs’ advancement for an inclusive and productive workforce.