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Medical Coding and Billing Professional certification available from MedCerts and UMKC TalentLink.

Become A Medical Coding and Billing Professional

April 26, 2023

The Medical Coding and Billing Professional program available through UMKC TalentLink and MedCerts prepares graduates for in-demand jobs and careers.

Bridging Generations in the Workplace Conference sponsored by UMKC TalentLink and Roots & Rounds

Bridging Generations in the Workplace Conference Photo Gallery

April 13, 2023

A photo gallery from the Bridging Generations in the Workplace Conference hosted by UMKC TalentLink and Roots & Rounds.

EAG Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Randolph

Workplace Insights: Build Your Company Brand For Prospective Employees From Multiple Generations

March 8, 2023

Bridging Generations in the Workplace conference speaker Jeff Randolph from EAG Advertising discusses why brand-building is important to a company’s employees and culture.

Durable Skills In Demand

Durable Skills Needed Now

February 13, 2023

Durable skills are in demand. UMKC TalentLink offers training in durable skills and essential skills for first-time supervisors.

UMKC Business Communication professor Erin Blocher

Workplace Insights: Improve Multigenerational Workforce Communication

February 7, 2023

UMKC Business Communication professor Erin Blocher discusses how to improve multigenerational workforce communication at the Bridging Generations in the Workplace Conference.

Christel Gollnick leads a presentation at the Bridging Generations in the Workplace conference.

Workplace Insights: Navigating Intergenerational Workforce Differences 

February 3, 2023

Roots & Rounds founder Christel Gollnick discusses intergenerational differences at the Bridging Generations in the Workplace Conference.

Become an Allied Healthcare Professional with MedCerts training available through UMKC TalentLink.

Become An Allied Healthcare Professional

February 1, 2023

The Allied Healthcare Professional online program, available through UMKC TalentLink and MedCerts, prepares graduates for in-demand jobs and careers.

Panelists discussed Certifications for Digital Media at the 2023 KC Imagine Conference: Creating the Future of Digital Media in KC.

KC Imagine Panel Discusses Merits of Certification For Digital Media Careers  

January 20, 2023

Panelists discussed Certifications for Digital Media at the 2023 KC Imagine Conference: Creating the Future of Digital Media in KC.

UMKC TalentLink and MedCerts work with hospitals to address staffing shortages and build talent pipelines.

Building a Talent Pipeline to Address Hospital Staffing Shortages

January 18, 2023

UMKC TalentLink and MedCerts work with hospitals to build talent pipelines in response to staffing shortages.