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If you’ve heard of an ISA, chances are, it was related to education. ISAs have been popular in the education space for about a decade, helping would-be students pay for programs, degrees, certifications, or bootcamps. However, ISAs have applicability well beyond learning. They’re an incredibly powerful tool that lets people use their future potential as collateral for capital.
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In celebration of the work and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through the National Day of Service yesterday, many companies offered programming to support communities and eliminate systemic inequities. While the country navigates the impacts of the Omicron variant on its healthcare system and supply chains, the importance of supporting one another, especially the most vulnerable populations, is more important than ever.

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Over the last two years, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has worked tirelessly to support the business community as they continue to adapt and develop solutions to both new and persistent challenges facing employers, individuals, and families across the country. As we enter the third year of the pandemic, here are a few top CSR trends companies can look for.
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Over the last year and a half, we’ve seen a transformational shift in how we view our education and workforce systems. The pandemic has changed the nature of work, how we view skills, and put a spotlight on a dire workforce shortage and the need to re-think how we recruit and hire. There are currently more than 10 million open jobs, yet only 7.4 million unemployed people.
Employers can play a leading role in creating a workplace that supports people in recovery or those considering it.
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As we transition from September’s National Recovery Month to Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 3–9), it is important to remember that the need for recovery is not limited to certain occupations, communities, races, genders, or conditions. Your employees can encounter any number of life-altering experiences from which they struggle to rebound.

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Why is fighting the flu important for every business and every employee? In addition to keeping your team healthy and working, flu season is once again colliding with the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Business owners and leaders play a vital role in encouraging employees to get the flu vaccine.

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