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Post date: November 19, 2019
As automation and digitalization continuously reinvent work, employers and employees alike face the urgent challenge of keeping up with ever-shifting skill requirements. Doing so effectively in an endlessly evolving workplace, however, requires that organizations move from episodic corporate...
Post date: August 6, 2020
This is a critical moment in history. It is estimated that 375 million workers—or 14 percent of the global workforce—will need to acquire new skills and/or switch occupations by 2030. Digital transformation is a key driver of this shift. Digital transformation, or otherwise known as the Fourth...
Post date: June 30, 2020
With the pandemic affecting more than 5 billion people across the globe, the statistics are daunting. Many organizations are simply trying to survive as the pandemic has drastically shifted the way in which business is done. Workforces rightfully implemented short-term strategies to deal with the...
Post date: October 3, 2019
HRPS: What is driving the increase in the skills gap? Why aren’t traditional methods working in closing the gap?  Jeanne: As many as 375 million global workers will need to switch their occupations because technology will make what they are doing obsolete. The pace of change has never been this...
Post date: August 9, 2018
Right now, we are living in a skills revolution—that’s to say that new skills are emerging as fast as others become obsolete. At the same time, 46 percent of U.S. employers report difficulty filling jobs when unemployment is low. New jobs are being added and employers report double-digit hiring...
Post date: September 10, 2020
As employees return to the new normal, employers face tough choices regarding shortcomings in skills and knowledge that were laid bare by the forced telecommuting following the pandemic shutdown. A 2018 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development study found that 50 percent of jobs ran...