Are Employers to Blame for the Skills Gap?

In a new survey, workers say they’ve been forced to develop new skills on their own.


He advises both unemployed and employed workers to get out into their communities and volunteer or find ways to develop managerial skills outside the workplace. If you have a job, Smith suggests looking at other areas of your company to see if you can volunteer to help and learn new skills. "You'll learn those skills very quickly," Smith says. "It's a great way to grow those skills that employers are looking for."

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