#1. Why you need a skills-based approach to hiring and developing talent.
The pandemic is expected to leave more than 140 million people across the globe out of work, according to a report in the Harvard Business Review authored by the CEO of LinkedIn. But at the same time, industries like logistics and manufacturing can’t hire new workers fast enough to meet demand. One way to tackle this issue? Shift to a skills-based approach when hiring, and evaluate candidates based on their skill sets instead of their work history. This approach can help level the playing field for candidates, making the talent pool more diverse, and it can help companies take stock of the talent they already have. Read more here.