Learn about the NRF Foundation RISE Up program

Aug 20, 2020
Written by wpengine

The retail industry is America’s largest private-sector employer, offering first jobs, second chances and lifelong careers to millions of people every day.

But employers are challenged to find the workers they need. That’s where the NRF Foundation’s RISE Up training and credential program is making a huge difference, preparing people with the skills that retailers want in an industry that is a great place to start and a great place to grow.

Washington Retail recommends the NRF Foundation’s industry-backed RISE Up training and credentials for organizations that are working to help people get the skills they need to launch a career and work their way up.

The RISE Up program includes three credentialed courses:

  • Retail Industry Fundamentals
  • Customer Service and Sales
  • The Business of Retail: Operations and Profit. Each covers valuable skills and industry information that help current or prospective employees thrive in retail careers.

Do you have an employee who is showing an interest in a career with your company? Are you working with an internship/apprenticeship programs now and would like to add the RISE Up program to your curriculum?

Here are some short videos on the RISE Up program:

Learn more about how RISE Up can help your organization or business by reaching out to NRF Foundation Director of Outreach Kate Fessler or Washington Retail’s Director of Safety and Education Rick Means.