Recent Degreed research, the State of Skills 2021: Endangered, found that current economic uncertainty due to COVID-19 is accelerating the demand for new skills. 60% of managers and workers feel that they need to upskill as a result of the crisis. Yet, nearly half of businesses reduced their upskilling opportunities during the crisis.
As a result, the already widening skills gap in organisations will grow even wider - and it’s putting more pressure on workers and their mental health.
So, how can organisations better align their upskilling strategy with their business’ objectives to improve skill-levels, loyalty and productivity?
Join Louise Anderson, VP, Australia and New Zealand at Degreed to learn how to prepare your workforce over the coming year. She will talk about:
About the report:
Surveying 5,000 workers in eight global markets, The State of Skills: Endangered Skills 2021 highlights the skills most at risk of becoming obsolete and the sectors, countries and job roles most in danger. The report is designed to help businesses target upskilling investments at the areas most likely to positively impact their organisations and employees.
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