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Steve Wainwright is Managing Director, EMEA, at Skillsoft.

5 Skills To Help Future-Proof Your Business

The UK’s skills shortage has been widely documented. This is especially true in the technology industry where STEM skills (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) are severely lacking. While the intention to encourage companies to hire and train local workers first is generally supported, we’re now seeing the economic impact of protectionist policies here and in the US. Companies will merely set up shop elsewhere, as they’re doing in Canada and Ireland. This means that companies need to introduce continuous learning in areas that will help to future proof their organisations. 1. Lead Your Leaders People leave managers, not companies.  If you don’t have strong leaders who are being constantly upskilled and trained, they’re not going to be able to keep the people you need to keep. Lea...