Technology was already shifting how we work before the pandemic hit, and recent findings from the World Economic Forum report it’s spurring more companies to accelerate digitatization and automation.
That same report also noted about half of all employees will need to learn new skills by 2025. Tapping into the evolving nature of work is part of Ohio’s upskilling initiative called TechCred. The latest round of applications opens this month.
Approved employers can be reimbursed up to $2,000 for each credential an employee completes at an off-site training partner, such as a local community college, university, state technical center or a private training provider.
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Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.
Written by Amy Morona.
Originally published April 4, 2021.