18 Nov 2020
The current global economic crisis and second wave of the pandemic has brought unemployment to an all time high. Many companies that have been affected by the volatile global economy are reducing staff or reducing hours in an attempt to keep the lights on. This includes not just office jobs but also manufacturing, automotive and mining jobs where product demand has dropped due to global lock downs. Many professionals are in fear of losing their jobs or getting reduced salaries.
Upskilling may be the key in preventing you from becoming obsolete or redundant, remaining a valuable member of the team, or your doorway to a new career.
“Upskilling focuses on improving current employees' skill sets, usually through training, so they can advance in their jobs and find different roles and opportunities within the company.” - Whatis.techtarget.com
This is a vital tool especially in industries that are considered antiquated. Fintech is a good example of how banks and financial institutions are reshaping the industry.
“Keep up or get left behind”
Tips to increase your value as an employee.
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