survey has found that 90 per cent of 18 to 29-year-old workers,
including those in graduate jobs, need more training to make sure
their skills do not become obsolete.
Questioning over 100,000 employees in 34 different countries, human
resources firm Kelly Services found that nine out of ten young
workers believe that without sufficient training, their skill and
knowledge will become outdated.
A third of all respondents said that they are not receiving the
necessary training from their employers, while 69 per cent admitted
that the responsibility should be shared equally between employee
Commenting on the survey, senior vice-president for Asia Pacific at
Kelly Services Dhiren Shantilal said: "It is only very recently
that we faced skills shortages across many industries, and unless
skills and training are enhanced, such situation may occur in
Employers looking for grants to help them provide training for
their staff find it hard to access funding from the government's
Learning Skills Council, according to the British Chambers of
Commerce, speaking in HR magazine.
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