Recruiters prefer investing in AI rather than upskilling, finds survey 2019

The top reasons for the skill gap were ..
. The skills gap is widening, found a global survey by Wiley Education Services and Future Workplace. It also found that the number of recruiters who would prefer to invest in AI (artificial intelligence) rather than upskilling their employees had increased to 40% this year from 29% last year.

The report, titled ‚ÄėClosing the Skills Gap 2019‚Äô, surveyed 600 HR leaders and found that 64% employers thought there‚Äôs a skill gap in their firm, up from 52%.