Monday, April 15, 2024

2:10 pm
2:50 pm
Coronado A, Level 4
Jailbreak the CV: A Skills-first Revolution
Workforce Learning

SHRM: Why Being a Skills-First Employer is a Smart Idea

We’re at the dawn of a skills economy, where being a skills-first employer is going to lead to a broader talent pool, a competitive advantage, and a more sustainable and successful future. But what does it mean to be skills-first, and why should employers make the shift? In this introduction and interactive dialogue about the “why” of skills-first strategies for employers, engage with other attendees to break down the advantages of hiring and retention policies and practices that embrace not only formal education, but credentials, life skills, aptitude, and attitude.