Identifying and hiring the right talent has long been one of the top recruitment challenges, and the ongoing skills crisis has become HR’s latest headache. While millions of fresh graduates walk out of university with a bachelor’s or master’s degree every year, many companies are still having trouble finding people with the right skill sets […]
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is a high-tech revolution that has been around for a while. But it’s reached peak attention recently with the advent and rapid adoption of generative AI (GenAI) apps like ChatGPT and Bard. But as interest and adoption increase, both are outpacing the availability of people with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to […]
The digital landscape is ever-evolving, and so are the skills required to navigate it. A recent report by Adobe delves into the perceived digital literacy gap, shedding light on the skills that are truly in demand and how they align with the perceptions of employers and employees. The Skills Landscape Adobe’s report highlights a disconnect […]
For employers anxiously watching the labor market for signs the pool of available talent is getting larger, recent high school and college graduates are an important demographic. Every year brings millions of new high school and college graduates to the workforce, representing a potentially lucrative pool of labor for employers to recruit from. But do […]
Generation Z, a.k.a. “Gen Z,” a.k.a. “Zoomers,” are poised to become the largest cohort in the American workforce in a few short years. By the end of the current decade, they’re expected to make up 30 percent of the U.S. workforce. A Look at Gen Z It’s crucial for employers to understand what makes this […]
Over the last decade, experts have been trying to prepare HR professionals for the challenges brought on by the digital revolution. Despite years to get ready, COVID-19 forced reluctant HR pros into the virtual space and new research is revealing just how ill-prepared everyone was for the fourth industrial revolution.
The late, great Notorious B.I.G., aka Biggie Smalls, once rapped about more money causing more problems, but could more money be the solution to closing the skills gap?
The “skills gap” has received a great deal of attention recently, particularly in the years following the Great Recession. In a nutshell, the skills gap refers to the difference between the skills employers want or need and those that the available workforce has to offer.
While many in the workforce fear the potential of being displaced by new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), companies around the globe are actually seeing a need for more workers with advanced skills to manage the use of AI and other technologies.
The historically low unemployment of recent years has drawn attention to what many employers woefully refer to as the “skills gap,” which is the idea that even though there are applicants for an open position, there aren’t enough applicants who meet the qualifications.