More than 80% of workers seek new skills to make them job-ready in a post-Covid world

Four out of five workers (82%) are keen to learn new skills to give themselves the best chance of job success when the UK emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The upskilling most in demand was digital capability (59%), followed by using excel (49%), entrepreneurialism (45%), CV writing (32%) and rocking a job interview (31%).

Of those surveyed by redwigwam, the UK’s largest flexible working community, 43% described themselves as working with no dependents and 20% were working parents.

The findings coincide with the launch of the Liverpool headquartered company’s pioneering Superpower Up campaign which will see redwigwam partnering some of the UK’s leading business experts to provide upskilling webinars for workers keen to learn new skills.

Subjects will include those that were highlighted in the survey as well as other topics such as digital skills, merchandising and personal branding.

Source: HR News

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