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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of upskill.

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Examples

  • "Many are used to awarding tenders but we've upskilled to get a broader skillset that people in the public sector don't always have, and we've also hired in from the private sector."

    In search of better value: the reshaping of procurement roles

  • The agony of modern work is that, having upskilled the workforce, we have yet to find a way of properly using all the new skills.

    Yes, today's workers have less freedom, but it's not all grim

  • The findings are backed up by another recent survey by recruitment solutions provider Randstad, which claims half of all workers feel their skills are underused by their employers, despite 23% having upskilled during the recession.

    Call centres benefit from rise in graduate applicants

  • During the economic downturn, a third of permanent staff and a fifth of interims and contractors have upskilled to cover additional responsibilities, often because organisations have not hired new staff.

    Call centres benefit from rise in graduate applicants

  • Nevertheless, and in looking for a ‘critical’ history, I wonder if we need a clear understanding on the socio-political changes that may influence the technological changes (each time) or the …I am wondering for example whether it was the technology innovation that pushed the agenda towards open learning and social networking or if it was a demand from a system ( a society) towards lifelong learning, upskilled human resources etc that did that.

    (Critical) History Of ICT In Education « open thinking

  • "The principle is that we will back training investment in areas where the economy is creating demand for skills and that, in doing so, we will encourage employers and enterprises to participate so that their own workers can be upskilled."

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Ms Waqa believes nurses need to be upskilled to deliver efficiently.

    Fiji Times Online - Local News

  • There's no shortage of teenage ushers just waiting to be upskilled!

    PC Authority

  • We ` ve upskilled since the eighties - but we seriously need to prove it to ourselves.

    David McWilliams

  • While it is right that these unemployed Singaporeans must be upskilled wherever possible, full employment at the national level is unlikely.

    The Online Citizen

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