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UPSKILL: New Jersey 
Incumbent Worker Training  Grant
Soft Skills Provider 

We provide soft skills training for The UPSKILL: NJ Incumbent Workforce Training Grant Program participants to skill-up existing employees with essential career development to keep pace with current and future workforce demands. We are a Classroom Based Training Provider in New Jersey offering, in-person and virtual occupational reskilling training solutions for businesses to remain competitive and retain incumbent employees.


Training also available nationwide.

A Results-Driven Soft Skills Training Method

  • Skills designed for your team to optimize their full potential through transformative human skills training solutions for growth and innovation

  • Courses tailored to address your company’s specific training needs

  • Training available at your worksite, off-site and virtually

  • Leverage our EXCLUSIVE Essential Skills training programs designed for remote workers and new professionals 

  • Employees gain the latest industry-recognized soft skills training experience

  • Offering Soft Skills Training in: Leadership Communication; Managing a Virtual Workplace; Management Readiness; Effective Communication; Public Speaking/Presentation Skills; Managing Difficult Conversations; Remote Worker Personal Branding; DEI Communication, Emotional Intelligence; Active Listening and more 

Call Us Today for a No-Cost Discovery Session at 1-888-436-0033 Ext. 2

Increase Your Workforce Competitiveness

Our Third-Party classroom-based Incumbent Worker Training Solutions provide both employees and employers with the opportunity to build and maintain a quality workforce. Incumbent worker training helps to avert potential layoffs of employees, or to increase the skill levels of employees so they can be promoted within the company and create backfill opportunities for your company/organization.

 We focus on these nine strategic business sectors:  Advanced Manufacturing, Clean Energy, Film & Digital Media, Finance & Professional Services, Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, Offshore Wind, Technology, Transportation & Logistics.)

Call Us Today for a No-Cost Discovery Session at 1-888-436-0033 Ext. 2

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Programs Led and Developed by Nationally Recognized Professional Speaker and Trainer 

Shakira M. Brown is an Award-Winning Leadership Communication Strategist, National Speaker and Soft Skills Maven with a focus on effective communication, leadership, innovation, public speaking and branding addressing thousands of in-person and virtual audiences annually. She has over 30 years of experience, 13 awards for her work and is a seasoned business consultant.

Early in her career, Shakira leveraged her extremely influential and persuasive communication skills to break into the challenging network television news industry in New York City serving as a news producer for MSNBC and others. Known for always telling herself YES, Shakira never hesitates to use her verbal skills to achieve her goals and now inspires others to do the same. Today, Shakira helps business leaders across industries "Speak with Intent to Confidently Communicate What They Want and Need!" inspiring thousands of industry professionals annually. Learn More

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We are a Certified  New Jersey Women-Owned, Minority-Owned , Small Business Enterprise serving  UPSKILL: NJ Incumnent Worker Training Grant Program recipients with Soft Skills Training solutions tailored to your  business needs.

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