The Case for Certifications:
The Role of Industry Certifications in Rebuilding the Workforce

As the U.S. economy attempts to rebuild from the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, American workers, especially young adults, will need to seek out educational and training opportunities to prepare them to fit into the post-pandemic workforce. Industry certifications are a portable, easily accessible option for those who are looking to upskill or reskill. Whether a student is preparing to enter the workforce or a current professional is strengthening their résumé, industry certifications will play a vital role in revitalizing the American workforce.