The future-ready workforce series: Upskilling to prepare for the future of work

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

As today’s workforce shifts, organizations face an urgent need to upskill their teams to create opportunities for valued existing employees to take on new roles and functions. Equipping employees with new knowledge and skills to adapt to changes within their current role will be key for businesses to remain competitive and agile as the demand for new capabilities increases. It can also help avoid critical skills gaps as globalization, digitization and accelerated automation impact current and future challenges at work.

Join us for the fourth and final event in a multi-part Future-Ready Workforce Series from the University of Waterloo's Work-Learn Institute and discover how employers are  upskilling their teams to adapt to a rapidly changing labour market. Access new research insights from Waterloo experts, as well as student and employer guest speakers, that highlight how to be future-ready in an evolving world of work. You'll also learn how organizations can upskill employees to enable growth and success in an increasingly complex workforce.

During this online event, we’ll share how you can strengthen your strategies for: enhancing future-ready skills and employability, upskilling talent to enable professional and career development and rethining training programs to prepare for the future of work.

Plus, hear student and employer perspectives on the value of upskilling your talent pipeline!