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Tag: Upskilling and Reskilling

Train them and they WON’T leave! Why upskilling retains employees

Train them and they WON’T leave! Why upskilling retains employees

There’s no doubt that you’ll have seen this clichéd quote at least once before: “What happens if we train our people and they leave?” “What happens if we don’t, and they stay!” Those greeting-card style slogans can rarely capture the whole picture, but the surrounding debate always seems to lack

Should I upskill people or hire new talent

Should I upskill people or hire new talent?

  It depends. But one thing we can agree on is that doing nothing is definitely not an option. By 2030, 94% of today’s workforce will lack the skills needed to do their job effectively. Not on our watch! The skills stakes have never been higher, and you need to

Fixing the skill disconnect between educators and employers

Fixing the skill disconnect between educators and employers

If employers think students aren’t leaving education with the skills they need, who’s to blame? And why does it so frequently become a blame game between educators and businesses in the first place? Jon Kaplan, Senior Learning & Development Executive and Consultant, joined us to discuss why there might be

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We help you measure skills in HowNow! Here’s how we do it

Having the skills to pay the bills sounds great, but people often ignore the hard work that happens before getting to that glamorous end point. Before you’re anywhere near ‘bill-paying’ level, you’ve got to understand the skills you need, how proficient you are now and how you’ll measure progress on

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The skills you need for 49 in-demand and popular jobs

Hands up who still find themselves thinking, ‘when I grow up I want to be…’, despite being an adult and well into their working life? Guilty as charged! But, after your dream job, the next best thing is probably finding a job that’s popular or in-demand.  Popular jobs are popular