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MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge
The IIC awards over one million dollars in prizes to future of work entrepreneurs with solutions that can help build an economy that works for all in the digital era.Learn More
7-Second Resumes™ offer a unique talent solution to capture engaging seven second videos of Opportunity Youth sharing the skills they’ve acquired through life experience.See More
Grads of Life enables companies to expand their HR practices by building partnerships and adopting best practices to access high-quality sustainable pools of work-ready young adults.Learn More »
Grads of Life is a national initiative that catalyzes market demand for Opportunity Youth by transforming employer perceptions and hiring practices. Grads of Life places an innovative focus on the demand side of the talent marketplace, harnessing the power of the private sector to catalyze an employer-led movement to create pathways to employment for Opportunity Youth nationwide.
THE VALUE OF HIRING OPPORTUNITY YOUTH
Lower Onboarding Costs
Opportunity Youth working at AT&T helped secure $1.3 million in lost revenue, vastly exceeding the cost of their stipends & training.
More Diverse Talent Pipeline
PG&E leveraged higher education institutional partners to gain access to a 60% diversity rate in their applicant pool.
Lower Turnover Rate
The one-year turnover rate of OpportunityKnocks graduates is five times lower than the turnover rate of the average new hire
Meet Your Future Talent Pool
Opportunity Youth are an untapped talent pool of young adults who are driven, motivated and loyal. They often juggle multiple responsibilities and because they lack access to professional networks and higher education they are often overlooked by traditional hiring methods.See More