Strategies for Narrowing the Skills Gap
Ensuring a highly-skilled workforce requires commitment from many players senior leaders in the public and private sectors, the education community, the workforce investment system, and training and development professionals. Each of these communities ensures that the workforce has the knowledge and skills that organizations need to grow and compete in today s knowledge economy. Written with the learning professional in mind, this Infoline includes: current research on where the skills gaps are in organizations, as well as demographic information a six-step process for bridging skills gaps case studies of successful strategies in action. A job aid to help you implement and customize a plan to address the skills gap in your own organization is also included.”
About the Author
The Public Policy Council is a consortium of senior executives representing organizations and educational institutions who assist ASTD in developing and advocating for public policies that support building a highly-skilled workforce. ASTD’s public policy agenda is focused on training tax credits, lifelong learning, e-learning, strategic human capital management, and public-private partnerships.
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