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On-the-Job Skill Development: What’s in it for you?

Youth around the world face challenges previous generations have not. No matter how much work they put in, many graduate ill-equipped for careers. Educational systems around the world aren’t reliably preparing youth for today’s careers, much less those of tomorrow. This lack of job-ready skills holds true in the U.S., just as much as it [...]

September 8th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |
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Meet the Data Experts: In Conversation

Last week, we introduced four of iMerit Metiabruz's data experts. This week, we delve deeper in to their stories, and get a glimpse of iMerit from their eyes. How did you first become interested in iMerit? Rukhsar: I would always notice how happy my cousin was after a shift working at iMerit, so I thought to [...]

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Meet the Data Experts

  iMerit’s Metiabruz center has no shortage of drive n and talented young women redefining the role of women in their community, and blazing a trail as iMerit's resident data experts. Four of these women take part in the Advanced Leadership Communication Training, led by Senior Communications Trainer Anita Chakrabarti. These four women – clockwise [...]

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Is Skill Training the Key to Digital Inclusion?

New technologies, more inclusion It feels as if new and diverse technologies are continually arising (and in some cases disappearing). In some parts of the world, new technology brings excitement and an easier way of life. In others, new technologies might leave out entire communities. Rural and suburban areas of developing countries, which often have [...]

April 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |
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Analyzing Sentiment in Metiabruz: What Training Looks Like

Get a behind-the-scenes views from John Simpson, iMerit's 2015-16 AIF Clinton Fellow. I catch the 42B bus from Lake Gardens to Metiabruz in the morning, feeling every bump in the road as the bus bounces along. People jump on, people jump off, and all the while the ticket collector is snapping his wad of tickets [...]

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Driving Global Development Through Social Responsibility

via Devex Impact iMerit's dedication to connecting marginalized youth and women with global digital employment opportunities was featured in Devex Impact. iMerit is part of a growing movement in companies and organizations seeking to direct what is a $300 billion outsourcing industry towards people in developing countries seeking skills and employment opportunities. "Socially responsible outsourcing," [...]

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