Upskilling — acquiring advanced skills through more education and training — will help employees stand out in today’s job market. At least that’s what 80% of 6,600 working professionals between the ages of 21 and 65 from 18 countries and five continents believe.

The 2023 Global Workplace Skills Study from Emeritus, a leader in professional education, also reveals that 74% of respondents would choose a job at an organization that invested in their education over one that did not.

The study aims to assess how professionals approach learning and skill development amidst continued economic, geopolitical, and technological change. Overall, the findings show that interest and investment in pursuing continuing education continues to rise globally, with significant uptick in the past year.

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