This week, we take a look at what organizations can do to drive success by upskilling and reskilling their workforces to proactively bridge skill gaps.
Upskilling Employees for the Future of Work
“The Future of Jobs Report: 2018,” released by the World Economic Forum, predicted that over half of workers will need significant upskilling and reskilling by 2022, due largely to automation, machine learning, and other technological advancements.Read article
Bridging the Millennial Soft Skills Gap
When it comes to critical soft skills like problem solving and creativity, there’s often a gap between what employers need and what employees are initially bringing to the table. How do we bridge it? This podcast features a discussion with Bruce Tulgan, a leading expert and author on leadership, management practices, and supervisory relationships.Read article
The 4.0 Shift: From Line Worker to Knowledge Worker
Today, technology is fundamentally changing not only the types of jobs available to us but also the skills we need to succeed in them. This is creating a dire need for soft skills like emotional intelligence and pragmatic thinking.Read article
U.S. Workers Want to Upskill, and Businesses Need Them to. So, What’s the Problem?
Workers in the U.S. are eager for opportunities to upskill. Over 60% of people have invested personal time in their training, and 30% have even paid for learning themselves. As inspiring as it is to know how much value people place in their own learning journeys, it’s important for employers to provide engaging, effective training that’s relevant to individual roles and career paths.Read article