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Layoff-wary Employees Want Better Training

Your association should offer it

With technological changes on the horizon, concerns are high that workforce disruption is going to leave a lot of people on the sidelines.

And many people don’t think they’re going to make the cut when the next generation of workers comes along. That’s according to a new workforce trends study from cloud-based learning firm Cornerstone OnDemand, which revealed that 53 percent of those surveyed say they aren’t sure if they’ll be able to withstand the next round of layoffs in their given field.

Generally, workers emphasize that they need to keep improving their given professional skill sets (something 83 percent of respondents say is necessary), but only about half of respondents say this is something with which their employers assist.

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