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The skills algorithm: digital skills demand across Canada's labour market

During the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic, the use of digital skills and platforms enabled a major shift towards remote work. This rapid change required many industries and workers to adapt to new technological tools and concepts even as digitization had been trending upward before the pandemic. This project used machine-learning methods and data from nine million Canadian job postings collected from January 2020 to June 2023 to understand how demand for digital skills has changed since the pandemic and the importance of non-technical or soft skills even in digital workplaces and... Show more

Authors: Li, Vivian; Hamza, Mahmehr; Kwok, Tiffany

Published: Toronto, Ontario, The Dais, Toronto Metropolitan University, 2023

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 75 p.

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