The Importance of Up-skilling!

By 2015 there will be 900,000 unfilled jobs in Europe in digital and ICT. Upskilling and improving the employability of individuals is the primary reason was set up.

President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso said in a recent speech that,

“e-skills are definitely key in reducing the risk of unemployment including for senior workers.”

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-To improve employability

-To add value to the employer company and your current role

-To have a competitive advantage when going for jobs

-Good Investment

– Digital is here to stay, if you don’y know how to use it then your skills are obsolete

You don’t need to be working in Marketing to know digital skills, these skills can be used as a part of your everyday life and in work, even if you are in retail or you are an engineer, having digital skills is a huge benefit to you and your work. Everyone needs digital skills, if you are unemployed up-skilling in digital will definitely improve your employability.

Up-skilling in Digital is such a good investment for you and your business. Did you know that most employers have a training budget to up-skill and invest in your on-going CPD?

Upskilling and improving the employability of individuals is the primary reason was set up. To empower individuals, businesses, not-for-profits and the community and voluntary sector to develop their own digital voice and deepen their digital footprint.

So why not up-skill in digital?We have 14 courses plus an option to “Create your own Course” available. Email [email protected] and we will post or email you a brochure or visit our website

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Jillian O’Toole,

University of Limerick,

Digital Marketing Intern,

Digital Training Institute.

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