Bridging the skills gap: workforce development is everyone's business


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Association for Talent Development (Organisation)


[Association for Talent Development] ATD defines a skills gap as a significant gap between an organization's current capabilities and the skills it needs to achieve its goals and meet customer demand. It is the point at which an organization may not be able to grow or remain competitive because it cannot fill critical jobs with employees who have the right knowledge, skills, and abilities. This whitepaper discusses the changing nature of work and reasons behind the skills gap, and provides recommendations for talent development professionals on steps they can take to identify and close...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Research; Management

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill shortage; Case study; Talent management; Capacity building

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Talent Development, 2015

Physical description: 40 p.

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ISBN: 1607281368; 9781607281368; 9781607281351 (online)

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 123.316

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