Our Role

Businesses, governments, and educators face daunting skills and training gaps as the digital economy changes the world. Any lack of coordination, communication, and understanding among these key stakeholder groups hinders effective solutions. ProgressiveCareer helps all parties close skills and training gaps. ProgressiveCareer creates and leads collaboration. ProgressiveCareer will also work with individual organizations to assist them with recruiting, hiring, onboarding, orientation and training, coaching, mentoring, and interpersonal skill development. ProgressiveCareer is the hub for your coaching, training and workforce development needs. 

Who We Are

Gordon Kent is the president and founder of ProgressiveCareer. Gordon has had a distinguished career including C-level positions at major banks. He played a lead role in the creation of the acclaimed Degree Apprenticeship program in the United Kingdom. 

  • Decades of senior management experience and accomplishment.

  • C-suite roles in both business and IT, with global scope, in both the United States and UK. Extensive experience in corporate, commercial and retail markets.

  • Led workforce development and talent management programs for a major bank, resulting in successful hiring, onboarding and training of more than 500 new high potential employees. 

  • Extensive experience as a coach, led mentoring programs for graduates, apprentices, experienced technical experts.

  • Coached more than 280 professionals with acclaim for the help provided and success facilitated.

  • Helped close the digital skills gap by leading apprenticeships for industry and producing a successful new program emphasizing on the job experiences.

  • Launched a new, nationwide, apprenticeship / honors degree program, named Degree Apprenticeships, acclaimed by UK government, industry and academia.  

Gordon Kent

Gordon Kent

Listen to Gordon speak about skills gaps. From 3-22-17 - "The John and Heidi Show" podcast for Sunny Radio stations. Gordon discussed skills gaps, apprenticeships, and more.

Degree apprenticeships


For more information about Degree Apprenticeships, the Tech Partnership, and the companies and universities involved, click here.