The Multiple Pathways Initiative Measurement Working Group focused on developing methods for measuring company progress towards adopting skills-based practices. Companies need a way to understand how their skills-based practices lead to greater diversity, equity and inclusion across their companies, especially for candidates and employees without four-year degrees, who have historically lacked access to economic opportunity and mobility. The Measurement Working Group developed a comprehensive framework that:

  • Guides companies in measuring their rate of adoption of skills-based practices, and the impact of those practices on their employees, their business and society broadly
  • Includes specific metrics to capture impact on non-degree-holders to help companies understand and address outcomes differences between degree-holders and non-degree-holders
  • Has been co-developed, tested and approved by corporate leaders with significant experience in HR and DEI

Company Success Stories

Companies are implementing new recruitment and assessment strategies to better recognize and evaluate skills of all job seekers, identifying upward career paths for employees who acquire new skills along their career journey, and developing training programs to help employees gain different skills needed to advance. Explore how companies are engaging in this work: