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Knowledge is power: The benefits of upskilling for employers and employees

Available Online https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbeshumanresourc...
Publication Date October 2, 2018
Author John Feldmann
Source Forbes
Source Type Blog
Summary

This article discusses several advantages in upskilling from both employers’ and employees’ perspectives. For employers, advantages include talent attraction, talent retention, and succession planning. For employees, learning new skills can increase tenure by keeping them engaged in their work, create opportunities to gain new knowledge, and help employees to invest in their future. The article concludes that upskilling provides benefits for both employers and employees when both parties work together.

Keywords Upskilling, learning and development, career advancement, succession planning, knowledgeable workforce
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Feldmann, J. (2018, October 2). Knowledge is power: The benefits of upskilling for employers and employees. Forbes. Retrieved from https://www.forbes.com/

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