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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

We help you measure skills in HowNow, here's how we do it

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

The skills needed for 49 of the most in-demand and popular jobs

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

A guide to your learning needs analysis

How to conduct a learning needs analysis: a step-by-step guide

At the heart of the learning needs analysis is a pretty straightforward concept, understanding which skills need to be developed to get your company and people closer to your goals.  It’s an assessment of the skills needed to perform current or upcoming roles better, and the tools for understanding the

Tips on how to upskill effectively

Everything you need to upskill team members and get it right

Upskilling is much more than just plugging the talent and skill gaps in your team, it can make your organisation more profitable and productive, keep your people more engaged and drive your employee retention rates. That’s why it’s so important to do it, and do it right! On the surface,

A summary of Coursera's Global Skills Index 2020

Coursera’s Global Skills Index 2020 summary: Everything you need to know

Let’s face it, this report couldn’t come at a better time. We’re looking at a vastly different skills landscape in 2020, with COVID-19, economic difficulties and unemployment issues driving mass reskilling and upskilling. Coursera’s Global Skills Index 2020 highlights where we are now, tapping into their 65 million global learners