SA Employers Cautioned Against Promoting Employees Without Proper Training

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SA Employers Cautioned Against Promoting Employees Without Proper Training

The Future of Jobs and Skills in Africa report indicates that between 15-20 million increasingly well-educated young people are expected to enter the African workforce every year for the next three decades. Therefore, delivering an ecosystem for quality jobs and future skills to match this is imperative.

Investing in human capital is necessary to adequately prepare the South African workforce for promotional positions and to fast-track business growth.

Yet, according to a 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) Report titled: The Future of Jobs and Skills in Africa; sub-Saharan Africa is far removed from making optimal use of its human capital potential and underprepared for the disruption of jobs and skills brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Further, the report indicates that between 15-20 million increasingly well-educated young people are expected to enter the African workforce every year for the next three decades. Therefore, delivering an ecosystem for quality jobs and future skills to match this is imperative.

“So many organisations simply lack the talent they need to optimise their business and achieve their goals. Turning this around is important for business growth and it’s high time we prioritise it,” says Richard Rayne, CEO of iLearn – a leading South African learning solutions-based business that offers accredited and non-accredited learning programmes and digital learning solutions to address skills shortages in organisations.

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2018-06-12T20:42:51+00:00 12th June 2018|iLearn in the News, Media Center|