As a result of the emerging new business climate in a post-Covid environment, many jobs have had to adapt into a new structure. Since many businesses have found themselves in a more digitised environment or in jobs that have been retrenched, there’s a growing need for skilled individuals in other sectors to step up.
A heavy focus has been on reskilling or upskilling employees to assist in economic recovery. It’s no longer just a recommendation for employees to be multiskilled – it’s now more necessary than ever.
Reskilling and upskilling can take place in three ways:
This can then lead to either viable transitions in employment, or desirable transitions in employment.
There are many schemes available to employees and employers that can assist in upskilling. Employees may look into:
Employers can also look into funding schemes from the government to help support their employees during this time.