Great Learning: Upskilling is on the upswing as professionals look for career growth during uncertain times
While younger people with upto 5 years of experience looked at upskilling primarily for getting jobs, those with more than 9 years or more experience are looking at upskilling due to personal interest as they feel their skills are getting outdated. This could signal an interesting trend as more career professionals look to constantly upskill and reskill to stay ahead of the game in their careers
Source | economictimes.indiatimes.com | Debleena Majumdar, ET Online
With uncertainty around jobs and careers, upskilling is definitely on the mind for many professionals.
Great Learning’s recent upskilling report, with a survey conducted by Pyxis, with 1000 respondents in cities across India such as Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune in industries such as IT and BPM, Banking, Education and Training, Automobiles, and more, and in the domains of Data Science, AI, Software Development, Analytics, Management, Sales, Design etc., shared more insights on this.
According to the survey results, the intent to upskill stays high at a staggering 79%. Among the skills, data science, AI and software development remain the most sought after domains.
Some newer skills also showed interest including web 3.0, metaverse and NFTs, in line with the ongoing market trends as people try to understand possible job opportunities and skills needed for these upcoming technology areas.