As entire organizations and teams are disbanded and forced into the digital revolution, many are left vulnerable due to the widening skills gap plaguing the workforce. The skills gap has been a primary challenge for employers across all industries, even before the pandemic. However, the current crisis has exacerbated the lack of skilled talent.
In a historically tight labor market, employers are left with no choice but to upskill their current talent to hone their skills and develop them into more efficient remote workers. Now, more than ever, managers are in need of leadership development so they can effectively lead their teams. Terry Traut, CEO of Entelechy, said “ironically, one of the first casualties of a crisis is leadership development; ironic because when effective leadership is most needed-in times of uncertainty and crises, leadership development for many companies is canceled.”
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