Hitch Works, Inc. and Global Future of Work Luminaries Join to Form The Hitch.Graph Magnet Group and Launch Skills Intelligence Accelerator for Companies Committed to Skills-Based Work

September 21, 2021 9:03 AM EDT

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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hitch, the award-winning skills intelligence and internal talent mobility platform for the future of work, today announced The Hitch.Graph Magnet Group / Skills Intelligence Accelerator. The program is designed to help companies manage their current and future talent assets and create a more modern job and skills architecture to adapt to the ever-changing market conditions. This unique cohort marries some of the brightest minds focused on the workforce of tomorrow, with the most dynamic and powerful data-driven technology, to help companies committed to skills-based work. Participating companies will have extraordinary access to industry luminaries such as Gary Bolles, Chair for the Future of Work for Singularity University and author of The Next Rules Of Work, and Josh Bersin, Global Industry Analyst.

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Hitch Works, Inc. and Global Future of Work Luminaries form The Hitch.Graph Magnet Group and Launch Skills Intelligence Accelerator. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Hitch Works, Inc. and Global Future of Work Luminaries form The Hitch.Graph Magnet Group and Launch Skills Intelligence Accelerator. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Program participants will be limited to a small number and will have access to the recently announced Hitch.Graph, a skills intelligence technology that dynamically connects and updates data based on unbiased artificial intelligence by processing hundreds of millions of public and proprietary data. The platform creates equitable access to opportunities and is proven and trusted by global enterprise customers such as Bosch, Dolby, HERE Technologies and more.

The Skills Intelligence Accelerator is a six-month program composed of general sessions plus several custom enterprise workshops each month. At the conclusion of the program, each participant will have developed a solid skills-based work strategy, a customized career architecture report highlighting their organization’s skills capabilities, as well as access to the Hitch skills intelligence and internal talent mobility platform.

Collectively, the group will co-create a blueprint for a skills-based work strategy designed to address the rapidly changing workforce including the intense competition for talent among a remote, dispersed workforce. Throughout the program, Hitch will share best practices and ideas generated by the cohort and publish them via LinkedIn and Twitter using #SkillsIntelligence.

“Demand for talent has never been higher and the last year has only accelerated changes to the workforce,” said Kelley Steven-Waiss, Founder and CEO, Hitch. “There is no playbook for operating in these times so Hitch has convened a provocative group of strategic thinkers to innovate and solve for today’s workplace challenges.”

Joining Bolles and Bersin are Mandy Bynum Mc Laughlin, Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder, Race Equ(al)ity Project and Charlene Li, bestselling author of The Disruption Mindset and a digital transformation and disruption expert.

To learn more about this exclusive opportunity and to join The Hitch.Graph Magnet Group / Skills Intelligence Accelerator, visit https://hitch.works/hitch-magnet-group/

What the Luminaries are Saying About the Program

"The 'great reset' of work in the pandemic era has upended traditional hiring, development, and retention, requiring a completely new mindset from those who lead HR and talent in the enterprise,” said Gary A. Bolles, author of The Next Rules of Work and Chair for the Future of Work for Singularity University. "By developing flexible talent strategies anchored in dynamic skills models, the organization will be far more prepared to solve the problems of today and tomorrow. Hitch’s Skills Intelligence Accelerator can help provide that roadmap."

“We are witnessing enormous transformations in the workplace. Companies are moving into new business models, people are working in agile teams, and CHROs and CIOs are redefining their job architectures as quickly as possible,” said Josh Bersin, Global Industry Analyst. “Hitch’s Magnet Group provides an excellent opportunity for workplace leaders to work together on innovation that will transform the future of work.”

“At the Race Equ(al)ity Project we believe leveraging data, creating transparency, and continuing to innovate on our equity and inclusion efforts is and will continue to transform companies and industries,” said Mandy Bynum Mc Laughlin, CEO and co-founder of The Race Equ(al)ity Project. “That’s why we are excited to participate in The Hitch.Graph Skills Intelligence Accelerator. This is data and design thinking at its best.”

“The future of work is dependent on people and technology,” said Charlene Li, New York Times bestselling author and Founder & Senior Fellow at Altimeter. “People will define a new way of operating and technology will enable new ways of thinking. Hitch’s Skills Intelligence Magnet Group provides a platform that combines the best of both people and technology.”

About Hitch

Hitch is a cloud-based skills intelligence and internal talent mobility platform that helps companies become more inclusive, adaptive, and innovative by connecting the right talent with the right tasks based on skills, experiences, and career aspirations. Its proprietary AI-powered solution enables upskilling and reskilling, dynamic teaming, democratized career development and fosters a culture of learning and growth while accelerating productivity and performance. Learn more about the company at https://hitch.works.

Alexis Karis, Double Forte akaris@double-forte.com

Source: Hitch



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