Gladeo offers customizable career navigation platforms designed to address learner barriers to in-demand careers, including videos with inclusive career models, career search and assessment tools, and a suite of career exploration courses.

What This Includes

Skills addressed: Self-motivation, Organizing & Planning, Persistence, Resilience, Goal Setting, Self-awareness

Career Navigation Platforms

  • Customizable career navigation platforms for organizations
  • Career search content personalized to individuals
  • Video interviews with relatable workers in jobs of interest
  • Gladeo Career Quiz personality and interest assessment, with personalized career and industry profiles
  • Personal user profile and custom career news feed

Product extensions

  • Customized videos and stories about customer organization’s alumni or clients
  • Program finder configured to organization’s platform
  • Career readiness modules, job board, and outreach materials
  • Professional development training and advanced counselor tools
  • Virtual career day option

Online, self-directed, asynchronous career exploration courses

  • Introduction to Career Development, with access to a career library, assessment, and other tools
    Arts, Media, Entertainment, for students considering a creative career
  • Both include instructor tracking of students’ progress, career quiz results, and interests

Key Takeaways

  • The video interviews use storytelling and informational interviewing of diverse role models who describe their jobs and career paths to inform and inspire a target diverse customer base.
  • Adult education and workforce development professionals can use this platform with students and clients from historically underrepresented communities.
  • The intent of this platform is to be inclusive and build personal and workplace success skills, such as persistence, motivation, and goal setting.
  • Although the career exploration courses are designed to be delivered as online, self-directed, asynchronous courses, they can also be taken in a classroom and include optional teacher-led activities, reflections, and assignments.
  • Case managers and job centers can guide, manage, and track their clients’ progress using the cloud-based management system.
  • The platform would be appropriate to use with individuals with disabilities since it has advanced accessibility tools which are ADA– and WCAG 2.1–compliant.

Gladeo is a minority- and women-owned business in Los Angeles, California. It is one of five finalists in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education’s (OCTAE) 2023 Future Finder Challenge, which set out to reimagine career navigation for adult learners using technology tools. It will receive intensive technical support to further develop its products. Organizations who are using Gladeo include K–12 school districts, workforce development agencies, and colleges and universities, such as the Los Angeles Unified School District, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, and Upward Bound.

Adaptability & Flexibility

Emotional Intelligence

Leadership & Initiative

Navigating & Using Information

Respecting Differences


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