Learning About The Issue

By Beverly M. Riddick, RTWBC

Did you know that Richard Branson, Harry Belafonte, Charles Schwab and Barbara Corcoran are all dyslexic? Scientist Stephen Hawking, billionaire Sheldon Adelson and Governor Greg Abbott are all mobility impaired. 

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  • Industry Banking


The Coalition for Workforce Diversity in Louisville, KY. The coalition recognizes the large pool of individuals with various disabilities who are eager to work but are underrepresented in terms of employment. They work hand in hand with employers to support and facilitate the recruitment and hiring process for individuals with disabilities..

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  • Industry Manufacturing, Banking, Automotive

Work Based Learning Policy

Lower barriers to entry and the rise of ecosystems and integrated value chains are eroding organizational boundaries and spurring convergence. Automation, the need for digital skills, demographic shifts and globalization are upending labor supply and demand. The future is in flux.

Advances in talent analytics are finally allowing workforce planning to become as dynamic as this environment. Prescriptive analytics tools help organizations go beyond describing “what is happening now” or “what might happen in the future” to control “what should happen.”


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