A Pragmatic Approach to Building a Skills Strategy (On Demand)

Recent ATD data states nearly 52 percent of workers’ skill sets don’t match their companies’ markets, strategies, goals, or business models. That’s why two out of every three talent development leaders are looking for new solutions to transform their people’s skills and organizations. But more than shorter courses and new technology should be considered. The first place to start is a new strategy that puts your workforce and continuous reskilling at the forefront.

Key Takeaways: 

  • How to align leaders across the organization around reskilling
  • The importance of marketing in your launch strategy
  • Some practical insights on how to create a skills-based strategy

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About Your Speakers

Janice Burns

Janice Burns, Chief Career Experience Officer, Degreed

As a human capital futurist and strategist, Janice Robinson Burns develops and implements talent management and development programs that drive business results. She currently serves as Degreed's first Chief Career Experience Officer. Prior to Degreed, Janice spent 27 years at Mastercard, with her most recent role as their Chief Learning Officer. As CLO, she led the design and implementation of employee learning experiences and development programs globally, as well as development of frameworks to advance managerial capabilities and effectiveness. Prior to the CLO role, Janice served as Group Head of Human Resources for the Global Products and Solutions organization and Chief Diversity Officer of Mastercard. She earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University and a Bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University.

"Degreed has uniquely built its own technology category from the ground up and it is a hot one. They have also provided a blueprint for what best-in-class looks like as a product and a company."

Michael Rochell

Brandon Hall Group Chief Strategy Officer and Principal HCM Analyst