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5 ways to build marketable skills when you’re in a ‘dead-end’ job

By Gwen Moran   May 20, 2022 Here’s a disappointing statistic: A recent survey by job search website Joblist found that nearly three in four people (73%) don’t see an opportunity for growth in their current jobs. This comes at a time when employees are being more thoughtful about the work they’re doing, according to … Continue reading 5 ways to build marketable skills when you’re in a ‘dead-end’ job

How giving workers the skills to succeed can counter the Great Resignation

By Mark Nelson March 20, 2022 Leaders looking for competitive advantages in every facet of their business—from operations and sales to recruiting and retention–cite employees’ data skills as a top need. But when it comes to providing those data-training opportunities, companies keep failing. Recently, my company, Tableau, commissioned Forrester Consulting to explore organizational issues and … Continue reading How giving workers the skills to succeed can counter the Great Resignation

Coding Skills As Important To Many Students As Learning A Foreign Language, Study Finds

Coding Skills As Important To Many Students As Learning A Foreign Language, Study Finds by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, February 17, 2022 The future of digital advertising depends on the ability to teach students coding skills, and the importance of data. About 58% of students participating in a study agreed that the ability to write software … Continue reading Coding Skills As Important To Many Students As Learning A Foreign Language, Study Finds

5 Simple Ways to Learn New Skills for Life in the Remote/Hybrid Work Era

Sammy Courtright November 15, 2021 Over the past two years, our workplaces and our lives have evolved in a very unexpected way. Now that we’ve had some time to adapt, some people are realizing they need to find new ways of doing things – especially when it comes to work and self-care – which means … Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Learn New Skills for Life in the Remote/Hybrid Work Era