Should the job market open up, those who have been able to take advantage of these opportunities will have a better chance in the marketplace.
"Elevate America has two main offerings, one available immediately and one that will be provided in partnership with state governments including those of Florida, New York and Washington.
A new online resource, located at http://www.microsoft.com/ElevateAmerica, is available today. This new Web site helps individuals understand what types of technical skills they need for the jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities of today and tomorrow, and resources to help acquire these skills. The Web site provides access to several Microsoft online training programs, including how to use the Internet, send e-mail and create a résumé, as well as more advanced programs on using specific Microsoft applications."
- Press Release: Microsoft Equips Individuals With New Training Resources Needed for Jobs: Elevate America initiative provides technology skills tools at no cost and low cost
- Microsoft Elevate America
- New Microsoft Initiative Will Provide Skills Training to American Workers - Microsoft On The Issues
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