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Hungry for Learning
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Hungry for Learning

Monday, September 16, 2019

Workers may have conflicting attitudes about the threat that emerging technology, automation, and artificial intelligence (AI) poses to their jobs, but they have similar views about the need to upskill to compete in the future workplace. For instance, 37 percent of those polled by learning platform edX admit they lack proficiency in at least one new skill. Unfortunately, although several recent studies reveal that workers want more development to gain new skills and knowledge, they have little confidence that companies and higher education are prepared to deliver the education, training, and support they need to succeed.

Sources: Facing the Future: U.S., U.K. and Canadian Citizens Call for a Unified Skills Strategy for the AI Age, Gallup and Northwestern University, 2019; edX survey on reskilling trends, 2019; Learning Insights 2019, City & Guilds Group


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The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. The ATD Staff, along with a worldwide network of volunteers work to empower professionals to develop talent in the workplace.

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