2023 State of Upskilling: Navigating economic uncertainty
Mar 30, 2023
9:00 AM MDT-10:00 AM MDT
What you'll learn
8 out of 10 tech leaders prioritize upskilling, even during an uncertain economy
In fact, 65% of tech department executives have been asked to look for cost efficiencies in response to today’s economy, yet 72% still plan to increase their tech skill development this year.
Tech skill development: True north in today’s economy
In this webinar, we’ll jump into our 2023 State of Upskilling report, which shines a light on the current state of tech skill development. Join Mads Howard, Sage People Centric Security Lead; Nick Russo, Cisco Technical Leader; and Chris Palmer, Pluralsight Principal Consultant for Workforce Transformation, for a lively discussion on their real-world experiences and strategies on upskilling.
We also talk key insights from the report, including:
How the economy has impacted upskilling and talent mobility
The top skills gaps and barriers organizations face
Actionable takeaways to optimize your upskilling investments
Organizations that continue to invest in their current talent set themselves up for success—in any economic environment.
Mads Howard’s work focuses on ensuring that a secure culture is developed and maintained throughout the organization with a key focus on technical and engineering teams. Mads leads on the delivery of technical security training across roles and technologies while benchmarking how this contributes to risk reduction.
Technical Leader, Cisco
Nicholas (Nick) Russo, CCDE #20160041 and CCIE #42518, is an internationally recognized expert in IP/MPLS networking and design. Nick focuses on advancing network DevOps via automation for his clients and shares his knowledge through online video training and speaking at industry conferences. He holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).
Principal Consultant for Workforce Transformation, Pluralsight
Chris Palmer spent 22 years as an Aeromedical Evacuation Technician in the United States Air Force and has a BS of Adult Education from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, as well as an MS of Human Resource Development from Villanova University. He also achieved certifications through the HR Certification Institute for Professional Human Resources and the Society for Human Resource Management.