This special report showcases the seismic shifts that have taken place as a result of COVID-19.
LinkedIn identified the top five hard skills employers are looking for in 2021, such as data analysis and project management.
We may look back on 2020 as the year when the future of work truly arrived. The question for learning and development professionals is how to take stock of a difficult, tumultuous year and navigate what is ahead. Now, more than ever, the decisions we make around investments will determine how our talent navigates the volatility. A consensus is growing that views skills as the new micro currency for those investments, and we now have a granularity of talent data that enables us to analyze our workforces at levels never before possible.
Read more here: https://www.chieflearningofficer.com/2020/12/15/skills-in-demand-skills-in-decline/
Queensland job seekers are set to benefit from the new $200 million JobTrainer Fund to train people for high demand occupations.
The Palaszczuk Government will introduce tough new measures to protect job seekers from scammers tricking them into training programs.
Read more here: https://statements.qld.gov.au/statements/91125
No one could have predicted the events that completely transformed Australian workplaces in 2020. No other year has seen such accelerated change to how we work, where we work and how we keep connected.
Read more here: https://www.bandt.com.au/2021-future-of-work-predictions/
Perhaps unsurprisingly, jobs in health care and social assistance have proved the most resilient occupations during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, a new report by the National Skills Commission has also found education and training, construction and mining are among occupations that have best been able to stand up to the impact of the coronavirus impact.
Read more here: https://au.news.yahoo.com/guide-where-future-jobs-163018236–spt.html
The central paradox of indigenous advancement in Australia and in closing many of the economic, demographic and health disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is that meaningful participation in the economy is crucial — but for many Indigenous Australians, the resources industry is the biggest (if not the only) part of the economy that exists where they live.
Charles Darwin University has confirmed to staff that it is moving ahead with plans to cut 77 jobs in a merger of vocational and higher education.