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New College Lanarkshire becomes first UK college to sign Shared Goals Agreement with Microsoft

@Microsoft and @NCLanarkshire team up to equip students and communities with the latest digital skills New College Lanarkshire (NCL) has teamed up with Microsoft to give students, businesses and local communities the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in the digital economy.

Urgent rethink of hiring practices needed to prevent UK workers and businesses from being left behind

New resources from @LinkedIn and @Microsoft to help 250,000 businesses hire candidates based on their skills in 2021  5% of UK workforce currently unemployed Over a third of all new jobs started in the UK last year were by people moving into different industries or functions Jobs in E-commerce, Digital Marketing, Customer Service and Technology in-demand Transferable skills including communication, problem solving and digital literacy most wanted by employers Companies must rethink their approach to hiring if they are to adapt to labour market instability, improve workforce diversity and close the burgeoning skills gap, says Microsoft and LinkedIn.

Microsoft connects jobseekers to employers with opportunities in digital

Microsoft (@Microsoft) is launching an online apprenticeship platform that will connect more jobseekers with companies who need apprentices.

The rise of encore careers: Three quarters of over 45s are willing to invest significant time learning new skills

@Microsoft research today (26 Jan) reveals how over 45s are preparing to overcome pandemic career pressures  More than four in ten over 45s to consider switching careers

Microsoft’s Get On 2021 campaign to help 1.5 million people in the UK build careers in technology by 2025

@KPMG, @Unilever and @DWP support @Microsoft #GetOn2021 campaign to help 1.5 million people build careers in technology  Today (13 Oct), Microsoft is launching an ambitious five-year campaign to help 1.5 million people build careers in technology and help 300,000 connect to tech job opportunities. KPMG, Unilever and the Department of Work and Pensions are already supporting the campaign and Microsoft is calling on other UK businesses to join them in helping create the technology workforce the country needs.

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