What is it about?
The article talks about the current state of workforce preparedness and lessons learned during the pandemic crisis. It explores how three major players- higher educational institutions, corporate training and universities, and educational technologies- need to change to prepare better workers to face the future of work.
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Why is it important?
As COVID-19 ravaged the world, it speeded up the phenomenon of the future of work. It also laid bare how unprepared we were to get our workforce ready to pivot and migrate to the new world of work. This article examines the key issues on workforce preparedness that we are seeing during the pandemic crisis and recommends a way forward. It urges for a new playbook on getting workers' future-ready and suggests ways of doing that.
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This page is a summary of: Education Crisis, Workforce Preparedness, and COVID‐19: Reflections and Recommendations, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, January 2021, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/ajes.12376.
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