While a lot of people may feel like they are great at their jobs, innovation can cause anyone to feel like they’ll soon be obsolete, and it seems a lot of workers are feeling that way. According to a study conducted by OnePoll, on behalf of UiPath:
- 53% of office workers are concerned that their job skills will be outdated in less than five years.
- And many don’t want to sit around and wait for that to happen.
- 86% of workers say they wish their employers offered the chance to learn new skills.
- Another 83% want to enhance their current skills.
- 90% say they would feel more secure in their job if they were offered training opportunities.
- 78% feel they would be more productive if they could learn new skills.
As for what type of training folks would want.
- 91% would like to see their employers invest in technology-based skills training.
- The top skill office workers want to learn is data analytics (42%), followed by:
- Multimedia design or editing (37%)
- Microsoft Office (37%)
- Coding (36%)
- Leadership development/manager training (30%)
- Robotic process automation (30%)
- New language (27%)
- Presentation skills (27%)
- Conflict resolution (25%)
- Negotiation (21%)