With COVID-19 causing havoc for small businesses, many companies let go non-essential skillsets to lower costs and remain solvent. Now that Adelaide may be on the other side of the curve, many companies are currently assessing the skills shortages or gaps in proficiency and expertise of the available staff. The best way to get a handle on this skills shortage rather than juggling new employees is to leverage the growing number of free resources to upskill and cross skill your employee base.
There are plenty of free resources around the Internet that employers can implement with employees that are working remotely to help cover any skills gaps that may have arisen through the development of COVID-19.
The team here are Hunting Hired suggest you check out the following free resources to help you up skill your team and yourself during the downtime:
The University of Adelaide is offering a plethora of free courses through its AdelaideX platform.
FutureLearn has an abundance of great courses readily available in a range of different industries.
Coursera lists a diverse range of free courses available and access to thousands of degrees through a monthly fee.
Harvard University has a diverse range of business and finance-related course currently available.
LinkedIn Learning is providing access to productivity courses and a range of other business-related topics to help navigate this complicated time.
Remember, COVID-19 will have a drastic effect on our lives, but it’s how we frame this effect that will keep us moving forward, use this time to improve if you can.
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HAVE YOU TRIED YOUR HAND AT UPSKILLING? HOW DID IT TURN OUT?