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April 26th, 2023 · 5 min read

Overcoming the technology skills gap: Tips for L&D leaders

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Understanding the technology skills gap

What’s causing the tech skills gap?

The aftermath of COVID-19

The growing demand for software

The digital divide on the frontline

Traditional training and upskilling methods are falling short

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What can L&D leaders do about the tech skills gap?

Hire smarter

Align learning to company culture

Invest in continuous education

Prioritize accessibility

  • Provide the tools that employees need for successful learning, such as personal computers or high-speed internet.
  • Prioritize online learning so people can learn wherever and whenever they want.
  • Rethink tuition reimbursement and opt for an accessible education program that employs a direct bill model. This takes the financial burden off of the employee and opens the window of opportunity for those with fewer resources to take advantage.

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