IBM Collaborates With 30 Organizations to Re-Skill & Connect the Workforce

IBM announced today the company’s new collaboration with 30 global organizations including governments, community colleges and employment agencies, focused on helping underserved populations improve their skills and employability. According to the World Economic Forum, closing the global skills gap could add US$11.5 trillion to global gross domestic product by 2028, but education and training systems need to keep pace with market demands.

ManpowerGroup will allow learners on IBM SkillsBuild to progress to in-demand roles by connecting their skills with current market needs, supporting IBM’s goal of helping to skill 500,000 people by the end of 2021 through the IBM SkillsBuild program.

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