America's "Talent" Crisis & How We Build and Opportunity Movement on Stage X

At a time when our organizations are struggling to find the talent that they need, how can we attract, retain and develop the best talent, while reducing barriers that may prevent talent from finding their way to us? By redefining who we believe is talented and where that talent might reside, organizations have an opportunity to succeed in an increasingly diverse society. Year Up believes there is a tremendous amount we can do to change our behaviors if we accept the belief that talent is distributed evenly – beginning with the removal of the 4-year degree requirement as a condition of application for a job.