SME Times is powered by   
Search News
Just in:   • Petrol-diesel price gap decrease to hasten shift to petrol PVs: ICRA  • EU predicts 'deeper recession' in 2020 than expected  • Banks' cyber risks rise as Covid spurs digital trends: Moody's  • US dollar gains amid coronavirus worries  • US stocks drop amid coronavirus concerns 
Last updated: 02 Jun, 2020  

Skill.9.Thmb.jpg 86% workers globally demand new skills training from employers: Survey

Skill Development.jpg
   Top Stories
» Liquidity to MSMEs rises as ECLGS loans cross 1.14 lakh cr
» NITI CEO sees green shoots in economy
» India up in real estate transparency index
» Gadkari chairs the Group on Infrastructure meeting
» 70% startups hit hard by Covid-19: Survey
SME Times News Bureau | 02 Jun, 2020
About 86 per cent of office workers around the world wish their employer offered opportunities to acquire new skills, said a survey on Monday.

Nearly 83 per cent respondents said they wish their employer gave them more opportunities to enhance their current skills, said the survey by US-based enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) software company UiPath.

The desire for upskilling and reskilling opportunities stems from fear of job loss and decreased productivity due to outdated skills, the results showed.

The survey of 4,500 office workers across India, Germany, the US, the UK, France and Singapore, conducted in February and March this year, uncovered that over 90 per cent of office workers believe their employers should be more willing to invest in digital and technology skills training for their employees.

"Now more than ever, digital skillsets are necessary. Employers need to provide their employees with new training initiatives so they can best leverage technology like automation so they're more productive and satisfied in their careers," Tom Clancy, Senior Vice President, UiPath Learning, said in a statement.

"Employers should offer digital training as part of career development initiatives as it is proven to enhance retention and boost business productivity."

A full third of office workers globally fear their current roles will advance past their current skills, and 25 per cent worry about losing their job due to automation, said the survey.
 
Print the Page
Add to Favorite
 
Share this on :
 

Please comment on this story:
 
Subject :
Message:
(Maximum 1500 characters)  Characters left 1500
Your name:
 

 
  Customs Exchange Rates
Currency Import Export
US Dollar
66.20
64.50
UK Pound
87.50
84.65
Euro
78.25
75.65
Japanese Yen 58.85 56.85
As on 08 Jul, 2020
  Daily Poll
COVID-19 has directly affected your business
 Yes
 No
 Can't say
  Commented Stories
» Pain points for MSMEs(3)
» Starting an import export business: Basic guide for beginners(2)
» UP govt to change lives of migrants: MSME Principal Secy(2)
» China's forex reserves reach USD 2.85 trillion(1)
 
 
About Us  |   Advertise with Us  
  Useful Links  |   Terms and Conditions  |   Disclaimer  |   Contact Us  
Follow Us : Facebook Twitter