Training Magazine

Welcome to the Great Rehire/Reskill era—where employers are looking for the right talent and the talent is looking for the right employer. Since April 2021, 4 million people have quit their jobs to find a “better” position in a new industry. And often, with a new role comes a need for a new skill set. Some are calling it “The Great Resignation”—as nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers are looking for a new job, according to a survey from PwC. As of May 2021, there were 9.2 million job openings in the U.S; for every available worker, there are two job openings. The shortage of workers going back to open jobs was the biggest issue the economy faced this summer. Many employers are having a difficult time truly understanding what type of skills prospective hires have and if those skills align with a job position. On the flip side, the talent is having difficulty understanding how to articulate the skills they actually have and how to demonstrate to employers that they have mastered such skills. Read the full article here: