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How Postmates Quickly Scaled Effective eLearning for Frontline Workers

Lessons from Community Engagement Leader Rachel Kamen

By nature, Rachel Kamen’s role at Postmates is to put its people first.

Rachel heads up community engagement on the company’s public policy team with the goal of bettering the Postmates platform and Fleet experience by elevating the voices of the thousands of Postmates contract couriers that deliver local food and merchandise in cities across the U.S.. One of her focuses is providing resources and partnerships, including eLearning through edX, that support the Fleet not just in their work with the company, but also in their day-to-day lives.

In this article, Rachel shares her keys to success in launching and growing programs and resources that are sustainable, valued, and put employees first while also strengthening the company. In particular, she shares her experience of quickly, effectively scaling eLearning as a resource during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Building Learning Pathways for At-Risk Workers: 3 Solutions

E-learning can be a powerful tool and benefit for employees across your workforce. The wave of economic disruption from COVID-19 across every industry has expedited and underscored the need for solutions designed specifically for your at-risk workers—employees whose jobs may be endangered as a result of technological changes, declining demand for certain skill sets, and challenges posed by the pandemic.

Read more about how companies use e-Learning as part of their offerings and support for at-risk employees.

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Surviving to Thriving: Creating Scalable Remote Workflows

The world will remember 2020 as the year when everyone from the office suddenly started working from home.

While nobody can predict the future and offices are not disappearing forever, rapid economic disruption from COVID-19 and remote connectivity suggest that work patterns have permanently changed. Remote work that was the exception but is now a rule requires different and new approaches.

To adapt to this remote work future, organizations must move beyond simply promoting connectivity to establishing scalable remote workflows that enable distributed teams.

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An E-Learning Program for Organizations and Workers Impacted by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored both the risk many job functions face during severe economic change, alongside technological changes like automation, and the skills and disciplines that remain resilient during such changes.

As part of our ongoing commitment to support organizations in identifying and growing the skills and capabilities needed to compete, edX has launched a new program specifically for workers, businesses, and institutions impacted by COVID-19. In coordination with Emerson Collective (Laurene Powell Jobs' Foundation) effort on workforce skilling, we designed the Workforce Acceleration Recovery Program to help upskill current and support displaced workforces as quickly as possible with strong, future-resilient skill sets.

Whether upskilling your workforce to fill gaps and safeguard against the continued economic impact of COVID-19, or arming displaced workers with pathways to job opportunities elsewhere, learn how you can leverage the Workforce Acceleration Recovery Program for your business.

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Harness the Power of Online Learning for Your Remote Students

The benefits of online learning go far beyond flexibility. Learn more about how to fully harness this powerful way of learning, from offering the opportunity to build valuable hybrid skill sets to creating lasting connections between students around the world.

Empower your students to join thousands of other learners from across the globe in an online learning community: Learn how edX Online Campus enables colleges, universities, and more to add high-quality, on-demand content to their overall learning environments in a turnkey, scalable way.

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How Postmates Quickly Scaled Effective eLearning for Frontline Workers

Lessons from Community Engagement Leader Rachel Kamen

By nature, Rachel Kamen’s role at Postmates is to put its people first.

Rachel heads up community engagement on the company’s public policy team with the goal of bettering the Postmates platform and Fleet experience by elevating the voices of the thousands of Postmates contract couriers that deliver local food and merchandise in cities across the U.S.. One of her focuses is providing resources and partnerships, including eLearning through edX, that support the Fleet not just in their work with the company, but also in their day-to-day lives.

In this article, Rachel shares her keys to success in launching and growing programs and resources that are sustainable, valued, and put employees first while also strengthening the company. In particular, she shares her experience of quickly, effectively scaling eLearning as a resource during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Building Learning Pathways for At-Risk Workers: 3 Solutions

E-learning can be a powerful tool and benefit for employees across your workforce. The wave of economic disruption from COVID-19 across every industry has expedited and underscored the need for solutions designed specifically for your at-risk workers—employees whose jobs may be endangered as a result of technological changes, declining demand for certain skill sets, and challenges posed by the pandemic.

Read more about how companies use e-Learning as part of their offerings and support for at-risk employees.

Surviving to Thriving: Creating Scalable Remote Workflows

The world will remember 2020 as the year when everyone from the office suddenly started working from home.

While nobody can predict the future and offices are not disappearing forever, rapid economic disruption from COVID-19 and remote connectivity suggest that work patterns have permanently changed. Remote work that was the exception but is now a rule requires different and new approaches.

To adapt to this remote work future, organizations must move beyond simply promoting connectivity to establishing scalable remote workflows that enable distributed teams.

An E-Learning Program for Organizations and Workers Impacted by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored both the risk many job functions face during severe economic change, alongside technological changes like automation, and the skills and disciplines that remain resilient during such changes.

As part of our ongoing commitment to support organizations in identifying and growing the skills and capabilities needed to compete, edX has launched a new program specifically for workers, businesses, and institutions impacted by COVID-19. In coordination with Emerson Collective (Laurene Powell Jobs' Foundation) effort on workforce skilling, we designed the Workforce Acceleration Recovery Program to help upskill current and support displaced workforces as quickly as possible with strong, future-resilient skill sets.

Whether upskilling your workforce to fill gaps and safeguard against the continued economic impact of COVID-19, or arming displaced workers with pathways to job opportunities elsewhere, learn how you can leverage the Workforce Acceleration Recovery Program for your business.

Harness the Power of Online Learning for Your Remote Students

The benefits of online learning go far beyond flexibility. Learn more about how to fully harness this powerful way of learning, from offering the opportunity to build valuable hybrid skill sets to creating lasting connections between students around the world.

Empower your students to join thousands of other learners from across the globe in an online learning community: Learn how edX Online Campus enables colleges, universities, and more to add high-quality, on-demand content to their overall learning environments in a turnkey, scalable way.

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