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Skills shortage: Seven Learning & Development strategies

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55% of UK Businesses suffering Skills Shortage Research finds that most companies are suffering a skills shortage. Around the world, governments are predicting serious employment challenges relating to a pending shortage of key skills. The UK Commission for Education and Skills (UKCES) contributes to policy and research on employment and …

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PRESENTATION & Research: Connecting talent with opportunity in the digital age | McKinsey

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Online labor platforms make it easier to find—and harder to retain—talented people. They give companies a real opportunity to transform the way they recruit, develop, and engage their employees. In fact, LinkedIn and sites like Careerbuilder and Monster.com have changed the way employers and employees connect, and digital marketplaces such …

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The Skills Gap | 7 Most Valuable Skill Competencies that Employers are Searching

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According to Monica Herk, Vice President for Education Research at CED: Every job requires a variety of competencies: a combination of some narrower skills and knowledge specific to the job in question – so-called technical skills – as well as some more general skills (like teamwork or communication) that are …

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VIDEO SERIES: What does the coming labor shortage from retiring baby boomers mean for your company? |CBE

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For years, you have been hearing about the looming labor shortages that will occur when the baby boomers retire. The baby boomers are retiring, unemployment rates are rapidly declining, and labor markets are tightening. While the overall trend for mature economies is to experience growing tightness in their labor markets, …

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VIDEO Series: Talent Tales: From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers | CEB

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Leslie Woodruff explains in this CEB Insight Minute. Constant disruption, such as technology and the gig economy, is changing how work gets done, how leaders lead, and the organizational model. To keep up, companies need to create flexible processes capable of changing direction midstream, embrace on-demand social learning, adopt a …

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