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    Significant upskilling gaps exist for women, people of color

    Only a third of workers think employers are doing enough to prepare employees for the future of work, according to a DeVry University report.

    By Carolyn Crist • Sept. 20, 2023
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    Employer learning programs may be missing the mark

    While a majority of employers surveyed said they are confident they can develop people’s skills, employees agreed “to a far lesser extent,” Cornerstone OnDemand said.

    By Sept. 19, 2023
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    Top trends in employee development

    The pandemic pushed some HR initiatives to the back burner, but employee development may be more important than ever.

    By HR Dive staff
  • Dedicated learning time is essential for developing a strong pipeline of future finance leaders.
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    Survey: Entry-level staff want clear direction on leadership mindset

    C-suite execs and entry-level employees differ on how effectively their company communicates what it believes is needed to develop strong leaders, a GE study found.

    By Laurel Kalser • Sept. 13, 2023
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    Quality jobs encourage advancement, learning, workers say

    Those with high-quality jobs were significantly more likely to say their employer provides them with the training needed to advance in their careers, a JFF report said.

    By Sept. 12, 2023
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    Are new grads ready? Employers don’t think so.

    In some cases, the problem isn’t workers not being ready but that they have different expectations for work compared to their older counterparts, experts said.

    By Jen A. Miller • Sept. 5, 2023
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    Worker confidence in AI may be growing despite unease about the tech

    HR and technology professionals believe generative AI will create more demand for their skills, according to a report from consulting firm Robert Half.

    By Laurel Kalser • Aug. 31, 2023
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    Which AI skills are in demand?

    While generative AI is comparatively newer in the AI space, the search for AI skills has troubled employers for some time.

    By Aug. 29, 2023
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    NEST, skilled trades industry leaders launch council to address labor shortage

    The Skilled Trades Advisory Council is intended to drive awareness and promotion of the trades and help the facilities management industry meet workforce needs.

    By Joe Burns • Aug. 25, 2023
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    Manufacturers provide extensive on-the-job training but are slow to adopt credentials, study reveals

    Many employers admitted they don’t understand credentialing or its current value in the market, according to Workcred.

    By Aug. 22, 2023
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    Soft skills key to the evolving workplace, survey finds

    Amid tech advances, human skills like communication, problem solving and time management remain valuable, according to various reports.

    By Aug. 18, 2023
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    AI adoption hinges on reskilling, IBM research finds

    Companies anticipate augmenting rather than replacing workers with generative AI tools, especially in procurement, finance and risk and compliance.

    By Matt Ashare • Aug. 16, 2023
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    Business leaders bemoan new grads’ work ethic

    Recent grads may not have the same work ethic as seasoned execs, but smart organizations understand their strengths, a strategist said.

    By Laurel Kalser • Aug. 10, 2023
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    Denny’s launches employee career development program

    Different options offer pathways for GED accreditation as well as life skill training and college credit, according to the company.

    By Carolyn Crist • Aug. 8, 2023
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    How the southeast US is preparing a battery manufacturing talent pipeline

    As states welcome new factories from companies like SK On and Hyundai, governments and universities are ramping up workforce development programs to provide needed workers.

    By Sakshi Udavant • Aug. 7, 2023
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    What makes an internship program shine? Meaningful work and flexibility.

    Yello’s list of top 100 internship programs for 2023 showcased why such experiences remain a key part of recruiting fresh talent.

    By Aug. 1, 2023
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    Pennsylvania puts up $400M to address upskilling in construction industry

    The program provides contractors up to $40,000 for each eligible newly trained worker and is a case study in viable talent shortage solutions.

    By Zachary Phillips • Aug. 1, 2023
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    White House looks to close massive cyber skills gap

    The Biden administration is moving to address a yearslong shortage of qualified IT security and technology industry workers.

    By David Jones • Aug. 1, 2023
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    Upskilling may be the answer to hiring and engagement woes

    Nearly a quarter of U.S. employers say they're facing a major skills gap in their company, according to a Salary.com report.

    By Carolyn Crist • July 28, 2023
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    Walmart partners with Khan Academy on financial literacy course for employees

    The free virtual course includes training on personal finance skills and financial wellness, which have been in demand by employees generally.

    By Carolyn Crist • July 27, 2023
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    Pardon me: Nearly half of companies offer worker etiquette classes

    Companies are requiring classes on professionalism to new grads and experienced employees alike.

    By July 25, 2023
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    How the restaurant industry is leading the skills-based revolution

    The industry’s skills-based culture is about more than ethos, writes David Faro of the National Restaurant Association.

    By David Faro • July 25, 2023
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    US workers report anxiety and stress over unprepared first-time managers

    In many cases, the unpreparedness is due to lack of training and upskilling, a new report indicates.

    By Carolyn Crist • July 24, 2023
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    Engaging Gen Z in the workplace in 2023 and beyond

    Gen Zers grew up amid economic uncertainty and a global pandemic, but they are eager to learn. These are strategies to better connect with this growing segment of the workforce.

    July 24, 2023
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    Want to reduce sick days? Offer mental health training, researchers say

    Providing mental health-focused L&D to all employees can cut through stigma and allow workers to care for themselves and fellow colleagues.

    By Carolyn Crist • July 21, 2023
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    Enrollment in Meijer’s education benefits ‘doubled’ since becoming tuition free

    Education benefits strategy has evolved in recent years, experts previously said, with many shifting to a direct billing model to ease access for employees.

    By July 20, 2023