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What this episode is about and why you should care

The “skills gap” is inarguably one of the biggest threats for modern day workplaces. Many employers say they can’t fill open jobs and employees say that they aren’t getting the proper education and training at their companies. So what’s the solution? In this podcast, Udemy CEO Dennis Yang shares his perspective on mitigating the skills gap, and how his company is helping people learn and acquire new skills while preparing workers for a future that holds untold possibilities. Job growth, job sustainability, robots and automation are things everyone needs to think about whether you are a new employee just entering the workforce or a seasoned professional having been in the workforce for many years.  The skills gap and the future of jobs is going to impact absolutely everyone. Listen to find out more!

What you will learn in this episode

  • What is a possible solution to the skills gap?
  • Do we really have a skills gap or is it just a perceived skills gap?
  • How will robots and automation impact jobs and the future of work?
  • What is the future of skills vs. experience in the workplace?

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