In response to the uncertainty of a changing world grappling with social and economic crises, the labor market has undergone a series of changes in which ways of doing things are beginning to be questioned. For example, people need to be at an office to improve productivity or that in order to succeed in the workforce, the only valid education is a university degree. Today … [Read more...] about Bootcamps vs. Traditional Education: Options For Training Tech Talent
Latin American employers cannot find the workers they need. Workers lack the right skills, but they don’t have time or resources to participate in training. Micro-credentials, a type of alternative credentials, could be a solution, given their targeted nature, as they can increase the number of workers with a specific skill. But, for micro-credentials to be a real solution, … [Read more...] about Can Alternative Credentials Help Correct Labor Market Imbalances?
More and more researchers and policymakers are interested in whether and how a broad array of skills, often summarized as non-cognitive skills, soft skills, life skills, or socio-emotional skills, may benefit individuals in educational settings or in the labor market. A large literature in the U.S. and other industrialized countries has identified high returns to non-cognitive … [Read more...] about Targeting the Development of Soft Skills in Developing Countries: Evidence From a Growing Literature
In the past, we used to write our resumé to persuade the person reading it that we were the most suitable candidate for the job. Nowadays, advances in technology force us to convince someone else first. A robot that screens your document using Artificial Intelligence (AI). Yes, today, your Curriculum Vitae (CV) is more likely to be discarded by a machine than reviewed by the … [Read more...] about Digital Skills to Write a 21st-Century Resume with Artificial Intelligence