This is why organizations should adopt a skills-first approach

A skills-first approach is seen as key to widening the talent pool.

A skills-first approach is seen as key to widening the talent pool. Image: Pexels/Pixabay

Charlotte Edmond
Senior Writer, Forum Agenda
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Organizations currently place a high emphasis on work experience as a way to assess skills. Image: World Economic Forum: World Economic Forum, Future of Jobs Survey 2023.

A bar chart showing levels of digital skills of individuals in the EU, by sex and age group, 2019.
At a later age, the gender divide in digital skills widens. Image: European Institute for Gender Equality.

What's the World Economic Forum doing about the gender gap?

A graphic showing the supply and demand for skills, 2023-2027.
Upskilling through online courses helps increase the availability of talent. Image: World Economic Forum: Future of Jobs Report 2023.
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