Return on investment: Industry leadership on upskilling and reskilling their workforce
This report is one of a series that explore a number of the most important issues currently impacting the skills ecosystem in Canada. As technology changes the nature of work, Canadian companies must create a culture of continuous learning to ensure employees have the skills they need. Many companies have already begun, investing in upskilling and reskilling programs to address the skills gap. In this report, the author provides an overview of how companies including AT&T, Scotiabank, TD Bank, Accenture and Walmart are retraining their workforces. Further, it considers the role of government investment, public-private partnerships, and corporate social responsibility in upskilling and reskilling.