Employers: Recruiting and Developing Staff via Competencies and Digital Credentials

Wednesday, July 12 | 12:40PM–1:20PM
Session Type: Virtual
A principal catalyst for momentum behind open badges is the potential for badges to empower learners in their work careers by providing clear and verifiable statements of what the learner knows and can do, expressed in language that addresses employers' needs. Hear about efforts on the "demand side", and how major employers view competencies and digital credentials in their talent acquisition and development strategies.


  • Kathleen deLaski

    Founder , Education Design Lab
  • David Leaser

    Senior Program Executive, IBM
  • Jason Tyszko

    Executive Director, US Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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