How Can Employers Resolve the Skills Gap? This is AT&T's Approach

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Published: August 26, 2015

The idea of a skills gap in the tech industry has been in the news lately, with the federal government announcing a $100 million investment in training programs that help people develop tech skills. For talent acquisition professionals, the challenge is not only to to reach Millennials and even younger generations to encourage them to pursue these skills. When it comes to recruitment and retention, HR leaders know they need to foster lifelong learning for employees of all ages.

 

In this article, Jennifer Terry, Director of Strategic Staffing Initiatives at AT&T, shares how the company is looking externally for fresh talent while also enabling current employees to reach their full potential.