Global research from the Cornerstone People Research Lab shows that organisational leaders and employees are rallying around the importance of skills.
However, the research identified a serious confidence gap between employers and employees about their ability to consume skills development and showed that it is challenging to develop critical skills in a way that’s effective and meaningful for employees.
90% of leaders vs 60% of employees feel confident in their company’s ability to develop their skills
The acceleration of workplace change, with both short-term shocks and long-term trends, is making employees concerned about a skills deficit and is leaving them feeling insecure about the future of their core skills and roles.
This e-book offers practical next steps for talent leaders to address and enable skills development to empower their people and organisation.
In this eBook you’ll gain insight into:
- Closing employee confidence gaps in your skills development programs
- Identifying the skills employees need to succeed
- And removing barriers in skills development
Learn more with practical steps for developing skills at scale to build stronger, more adaptable and resilient people and organisations.
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Building skills for the future of work
In the HR world today, we hear a lot about upskilling or new skilling the workforce to prepare for changes — whether it’s adapting to new technology or new ways of doing business. In fact, according to research from PwC, the availability of key skills is a top concern for business leaders worldwide as they look to ready their companies for the future of work.