regularly refreshing skills and competencies considered essential.

According to the latest findings of the Randstad Workmonitor, an overwhelming 90% of global respondents indicate that they believe in regularly refreshing their skills and competencies to enhance their employability. On average, 74% of the global respondents agree that they are realizing their full potential in their current jobs.

Other key insights on this report include:
  • In general, employees believe that keeping their skills and competencies up to date is their own responsibility (91%).
  • 75% of global respondents feel they need more training and/or education to stay up to date, with 71% looking for more vocational training and 49% for training of personal skills. 
  • Over the past 12 months, 71% of global respondents say they have done some training activity to upskill themselves in relation to work. The lowest score (32%) is again found in Japan. Training activities are also relatively scarce in France, where only 55% took part in a training activity over the past 12 months.
To read all the insights, download the report.