MILWAUKEE, October 18, 2022
The partnership will extend IT training to a wide range of learners, from high school students to workers who want to progress into IT roles, across the world, while helping them find jobs.
MILWAUKEE, October 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — At a time when more than 75% of IT/Tech employers say they can’t hire the people they need1Experis, a global leader in IT professional resources and project services and part of ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN), and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) will work together to train, retrain and develop people around the world with the computer in demand. skills and help them use these new skills to find a job.
The collaboration between Experis and the Cisco Networking Academy, currently underway at United States and Mexico with plans to expand into other markets in future phases, will focus on learning pathways where demand for skilled workers far exceeds supply, including: IT pathways, cybersecurity, networking , programming and data, and aims to place more than 1,000 people in new information technologies. roles from the first year. Once learners have completed one or more courses, they log into Experis MITEY (ManpowerGroup Integrated Talent Engine) Matcher, a powerful AI job platform that allows them to create a profile and explore and apply for open computer jobs. By sharing their skills, they create a “skills fingerprint” that can be used to visualize fit for open roles while empowering talent agents with solid learner insights.
“The pandemic has forced every business to become a digital business, and there just aren’t enough people with the right skills for everyone,” says Mónica Flores Barragán, president of ManpowerGroup Latin America. “Together with Cisco’s best-in-class Networking Academy, Experis will be able to expand its mission to connect talent with retraining and upskilling, jobs and career paths to support technology transformation and unlock their potential.” We are excited to give more people the opportunity to find meaningful and sustainable employment while equipping them with in-demand technology skills.”
With the growing talent shortage, organizations need to seek talent from non-traditional locations. Together, Experis and the Networking Academy create a sustainable talent ecosystem by welcoming a diverse population of individuals and providing them with opportunities for lifelong learning, development and growth.
“The talent is evenly distributed, but the opportunities are not. At Cisco Networking Academy, we provide a pathway to support underserved and underrepresented people so they can learn technical skills to win meaningful work opportunities,” says Laura Quintana, vice president and general manager of Cisco Networking Academy. “We know that education and technology provide opportunity and transform lives. Equally important, we believe that a diverse workforce is essential to fueling an inclusive digital economy. Our partnership with Experis amplifies our efforts and connects newly qualified learners to in-demand, well-paying jobs.”
Each year, the Cisco Networking Academy program teaches millions of students around the world the skills they need to build, design, secure, and maintain networks, improving their career prospects while meeting the global demand for professionals. technology and cybersecurity. More than 17.5 million learners have attended Cisco Networking Academy over the past 25 years.
ManpowerGroup® (NYSE: MAN), the global leader in workforce solutions, helps organizations transform in a rapidly changing world of work by finding, assessing, developing and managing the talent that enables them to win. We develop innovative solutions for hundreds of thousands of organizations each year, providing them with skilled talent while finding meaningful and sustainable employment for millions of people across a wide range of industries and skills. Our family of expert brands – Manpower, Experis and Talent Solutions – create far more value for candidates and clients in more than 75 countries and territories for more than 70 years. We are consistently recognized for our diversity – as the best place to work for women, inclusion, equality and disability and in 2022 ManpowerGroup was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the thirteenth year – all confirming our position as the brand of choice for in-demand talent.
Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based solutions. Experis accelerates the growth of organizations by attracting, assessing and placing specialized IT expertise to deliver in-demand talent for critical roles and projects, improving the competitiveness of the organizations and people we serve. Experis is part of ManpowerGroup® family of companies, which also includes Manpower and Talent Solutions.
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1 ManpowerGroup Talent Shortage Survey 2022
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