This Week in Corporate Learning: Closing Skills Gaps

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This week, we take a look at what organizations can do to close growing skills gaps within the workplace.

5 Steps You Can Take to Close Skill Gaps in Your Organization

The growing skills gap is a problem that affects everyone, employers and employees alike. The bad news is that without meaningful change, the problem will only get worse. The good news: there are actions organizations can take now to move the needle.

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The Underlying Issues of Skills Gaps: How to Address What Really Drives Performance

In some cases, an apparent skills gap isn’t caused by a skill that’s actually missing, but by an underlying lack of understanding or ability to apply it.

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The Future of Work Is the Future of Higher Education

It seems that every day we’re reminded of the growing gap between the preparation students get at school and the skills (or lack thereof) with which they graduate and enter the job market. What we need now is an integrated effort that seeks to more effectively blur the lines between the world of academia and the world of work.

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How Can Organizations Close the Skills Gap? IBM Offers an Answer

According to new research from IBM, durable or soft skills are becoming more important than ever. Even C-suite executives are beginning to express a preference for soft skills over technical ones and regard soft skills as one of the top three factors that will have an impact on business (behind technology and market factors) in the coming years. What can organizations do now to find and train employees with the skills they need to succeed?

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