Nearly half of employers (44%) report that they have increased the level of education preferred or required for the same job roles over the last five years – often due to increased skills demands for these jobs, as well as increased supply in the market.
Majority of HR leaders (64%) believe that in the future, the need for continuous lifelong learning will demand higher levels of education and more credentials – 52% believe that in the future, most advanced degrees will be completed online.
Online credentials are now mainstream. Majority (61%) of HR leaders believing that credentials earned online are of generally equal quality to those completed in-person, up from lower percentages in years past.
Work-integrated learning and curriculum that is industry-aligned and employer-validated are highly prioritized by employers as indicators of credential quality.
Cybersecurity Analyst I – Burning Glass projects a 63 percent growth in the need for these skills in the Milwaukee MSA over the next 10 years
Data Analytics and Visualization with Excel – Burning Glass projects a 34 percent growth in the need for these skills in the Milwaukee MSA over the next 10 years