In Deloitte’s 2018 Global Human Capital Trends Report, 47 per cent of respondents stated that their organizations are deeply involved in automation projects, with 24 per cent using AI and robotics to perform routine tasks, 16 per cent to enhance human skills and 7 per cent to transform work structure suited to global standards. In fact, 61 per cent of companies has already started redesigning existing jobs and profiles around AI, according to the report.
Earlier the work was dominated by factory jobs with some modifications which suit factory workers and their managers. Management focused on a series of tools to optimize this kind of work. But today’s jobs are vastly different than they were a generation ago. There is a rapid pace of change in jobs and skills means there’s a growing demand to update skills as well and the job opportunities that are available today.
The speed of technology in the workspace has led many companies to examine how their teams adapt and learn for the future. Companies are adjusting to this new reality by confronting the skill gaps in their workplace. Executives are combating some of these challenges by cultivating human capabilities and examining the way they manage skills assessments to match the right talent with right opportunities which helps the companies to recruit, train and manage workers and embed technology and role-specific training to upskill and reskill with its platform, learning channel and the technology.
Here are few companies which are helping the employees in reskilling through its business model.
Skillsoft: A global leader in corporate learning. Skillsoft is a front-runner in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. Skillsoft provides a comprehensive selection of cloud-based corporate learning content, including courses, videos, books and other resources on Business and Management Skills, Leadership Development, Digital Transformation, Technology and Developer, Productivity and Collaboration Tools and Compliance. Percipio’s intuitive design engages modern learners and its consumer-led experience assists in accelerating learning. The SumTotal suite features four key components built on a unified platform: Learning Management, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management.
Udacity: Udacity is a silicon valley based lifelong learning platform that co-creates industry ready courses with leaders to prepare today's workforce for the Jobs of Tomorrow. With a motto to impart lifelong learning across the globe, they have proven to be one of the best options for re-skilling and up-skilling on both Consumer and Corporate learning segment. The Company aims to rectify the skill gap in an organisation through its varied set of courses/nano degree and plans to enhance the productivity of the organisation by filling those skill voids. With corporate partnerships across various sectors, the organisation is believed to change the learning landscape in India in the corporate industry and plans to prepare organisations for the Jobs of tomorrow.
Mettl: Mettl is one of the leading Online Assessment platform in India that delivers efficient, cost-effective and technology-driven skill assessments that help organizations build winning teams by taking credible people. Mettl offers a series of tech-driven assessment options to the companies to find out the skill gap issues and then raise a red flag where the company need to focus and work on towards development. The Company has partnered with several corporates from different sectors and is actively working towards enhancing the capabilities of HR department across corporates sector.
Edx- Reskilling - Leading massive online course provider Edx, it caters students with a presence in various countries. It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, including some courses at no charge. Acting as virtual tutors to a large number of students they are deeply committed to understanding the barriers that learners face when looking to advance or change their careers.
Udemy: Udemy is the leading global marketplace for teaching and learning, connecting students everywhere to the world’s best instruction anywhere. Udemy employees live out our values every day as learners and teachers ourselves. Our culture is diverse, inclusive, and committed to personal and professional development. We’re not afraid to take on a new challenge, and we love taking Udemy courses!