This Veteran Seeks To Reinvent The Employment Ecosystem For Salaried Careers - Felix Ortiz - #660
Never miss another interview! Join Devin here: http://bit.ly/joindevin. Felix W. Ortiz III, 34, is a U.S. Army veteran who is working to reinvent the process of employment for salaried positions, especially in the tech sector, by focusing on skills rather than degrees. Working with companies, colleges and candidates, the social enterprise he leads as CEO and founder, Viridis Learning, Inc., has built a platform for all three to use to better match people with opportunities. Mark Thain, director of social innovation at Barclays, explains the challenges that inspired the bank to back Acumen’s Workforce Development portfolio, which includes an investment in Viridis. “We recognize that to have a meaningful impact on employability we need to look towards entrepreneurial models in the workforce development sector and support those innovators who are coming at this problem with scalable, self-sustaining solutions.” Read the full Forbes article and watch the interview here: http://bit.ly/2lRfdEU. Read the full Forbes article and watch the interview here: http://bit.ly/2lRfdEU. Check out my free webinar where I share the secrets of successful nonprofit crowdfunding at http://crowdfundingforsocialgood.org.