Find the best quotes by Gerald Chertavian.
You can learn what you want to learn through hard work. And a good employer will teach you what you want to learn as long…
Year Up for me is a year in which the young adults that we serve have an opportunity to move up in their lives and…
The millennial generation and a growing number of employees are looking for more than just a paycheck. If a nonprofit could make that easy for…
The saying in business is that, ‘You hire for skills and you fire for behavior.’ And one would argue that in order to move up…
College today is an expensive option without a lot of economies of scale, right, when you go and live at a college. So you have…
Our young immigrants have a lot to offer. They are motivated and hard-working, and in many cases have already contributed significantly to our society –…
Years ago, as I was beginning my professional career on Wall Street, I volunteered as a Big Brother in New York City.
One can fall into the ‘soft bigotry of low expectations.’
When it comes to expanding opportunity, businesses and young adults are not the sources of the problem – they are a substantial part of the…
Many training programs and often schools focus on just a skill or a kind of work competency. That’s only half the equation.
It’s not always the case that doing what’s right is also doing what’s smart, but when it is, the question of ‘what to do’ should…
I’ve never been afraid to make a polite ask to someone.
I was taught very early on how you treat people is actually what matters.
At Year Up, we have helped thousands of students rise from poverty into a professional career in a single year.
As we say at Year Up all the time, investing in our young people is not just a matter of economic justice. It’s good business…
When we think about the workplace, people think about hard skills being dominant, but they’re not. The employer realizes knowledge will shift quickly, and there’s…
The best thing we can do is prepare people to lead in a much more diverse environment and see that as one of our national…
Many of our students say, ‘We wish we had a mentor in high school. We wish we had someone we could spend more time with,…
The Opportunity Divide doesn’t just keep our students disconnected from the mainstream economy; it prevents our businesses from growing.
Businesses are no longer receiving the cost savings from outsourcing that they once did.
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