Employee skills management and development to define future economy

Employee management systems designed to fully leverage existing skill sets within companies’ workforces will become increasingly important as the number of jobs requiring higher-level skills is set to reach 2 million by 2022.

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This is also the reason why the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) believes that more high skilled routes into work have to be developed in order to support the future economy, a paper revealed.

The organization warned that one in five vacancies remain unfilled because of skills shortages. However, it also revealed that almost half of businesses surveyed for the report said that they have staff with skills and qualifications that are beyond those required, meaning there are an estimated 4.3 million workers whose skills are not fully used.

To remedy this and ensure skills shortages do not derail the UK’s future economy UKCES has urged employers and universities to collaborate more on skills and training.

The report ‘Forging Futures’ found that both employers and universities benefit from improved collaboration. Employers are able to access fresh talent, ensure better productivity and gain a competitive edge in the UK and internationally, while universities are better equipped to provide relevant and up-to-date courses and improved employment prospects for their students.

Tensor plc offers a range of solutions designed specifically to streamline workforce and skill management within companies of any sizes. Our WinHR suite enables managers to save and easily access a wide array of data pertaining to each of their employees, thus allowing them to better use the available resources and skill ranges at any given moment.

Moreover, Tensor’s range of products offer both a high level of reliability and good value for money, which means that companies who do decide to implement our solutions will immediately see the returns, without taking a hit as far as their balances are concerned.

If you’d like to find out more about the range of workforce management and Time and Attendance solutions supplied by Tensor, just contact us or Book a Demo, our representatives will be more than happy to answer anu questions or queries you might have.

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