Allison Dulin Salisbury
As Pressure to Upskill Grows, 5 Models Emerge
Companies are embracing a new role as educators of their workforce.
The world of work is undergoing rapid change. Companies can no longer solely rely on the government and private educational institutions to train the people they can then hire. Instead, the private sector has started to invest heavily in educational initiatives – ranging from upskilling workshops to a free college education. Allison Dulin Salisbury describes five types of corporate education initiative – and explains how each of them benefits employees and the companies funding them. Her article provides a useful overview of what’s out there for HR and learning professionals.
About the Author
Allison Dulin Salisbury is a writer focusing on the future of learning, work and economic mobility.
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1 year ago
How to Survive the Labor Shortage
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2 years ago
Education: Now Also a Company’s Business
Employers say universities fail to adequately prepare people for jobs – and find they need to be more proactive as a result. Education no longer stops at graduation. Learning in the 21st-century world of work is a fluid process, a way of adapting to technological advances and changing workplace conditions. Even fresh-backed college graduates often […]
3 years ago
What Can I Do Proactively To Keep My Skills Up To Date?
You know that constant upskilling and reskilling are a must if you want to remain in the workforce long-term. But what are your options for future-proofing your skill set? Taking responsibility for your own learning is an important starting point – regardless of whether your company invests in your continuous education or not. You may […]
3 years ago
Panel Discussion: Agility, Authenticity and Accelerated Change in the Era of COVID-19
COVID-19 has been a game-changer on many fronts. On June 3, 2020, getAbstract’s VP of Sales UK, Jayne D’Silva, had the opportunity to talk to four senior L&D experts about the “new normal” – and the way the pandemic has been changing their organizations. getAbstract’s Jayne D’Silva was joined by Peter Yarrow, Global Head of […]
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