The Ultimate Guide to a Skills-First Future

The skills-first landscape is shifting and evolving, which can make it feel like a bit of a moving target. In some ways it is, but it doesn’t have to be so abstract. You just need to evolve to a skills-driven business strategy before necessity does it for you. 

Transforming into a skills-based organization (SBO)—or skills-first organization (SFO)—is a complicated, emerging process, but with the right tools and strategies, a little guidance, and a future-focused mindset, your organization can transition seamlessly and ahead of the rest. Even in the face of uncertainty, you can be a leader and help shape the future world of work.

In this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn how to shift to a skills-first future.We’ll show you how to:

  • Understand what a skills-first future means
  • Explore how learning fits into your skills-first journey 
  • Bring the skills-first organization principles to life

The Ultimate Guide to a Skills-First Future




“Of 10,000 business and HR leaders surveyed across every industry, 93% said moving away from a focus on jobs is important or very important to their organization’s success.”