Daljeet Kaur Lal Jan 25, 2024
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Why is Skill Development in Demand? [Infographic]

Skill development contributes to economic growth by enhancing employability and labour productivity. Skill development is in high demand as it is a key factor in career development opportunities and personal growth.


Skill Development is Categorised As: 

  • Hard skills (knowledge-based, subject-oriented, technical skills) 
  • Soft skills (transferable skills, personality-related) 

How Does Skill Development Benefits You? 

  • Get easier access to the formal job market 
  • Get a job with a higher income 
  • Work under more congenial labor conditions 
  • Have greater job security
  • Better access to healthcare and medical facilities
  • Personal growth
  • Tackle unemployment and underemployment
  • Identifies and nurtures talent
  • Creates a skilled workforce
  • Increases Knowledge and understanding of the industry

How Leaders can UpSkill The Workforce?

  • Identify the skill gap 
  • Identify how to bridge the skills  gap
  • Launched tailored learning journey

Why Is Skill Development Important?

  • To bridge the skill gap 
  • Technology changes fast 
  • Training enhances job satisfaction 
  • A skilled workforce boosts customer loyalty 

Top Industries In Need For Skilled Employees 

  • Healthcare 
  • Mining, Gas and Extraction 
  • Technology 
  • Biotech 
  • Construction 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Media and Telecommunication 
  • Engineering 
  • Sales and Business Services 
  • Leisure and Hospitality 

Almost half the employee workforce in the majority of the industries needs to upskill. To withstand the advancements in the industries, you need to undergo Skill Upgradation Training Programmes and face economic uncertainty. 

Daljeet Kaur Lal is an HR Trainer who has extensive work experience of over 11 years. She is now working with Edoxi Training Institute, Dubai. She develops and executes various HR training programs to ensure that employees have the skills and knowledge to meet the organization's objectives.

She is passionate about learning new things. She enjoys spending her free time reading favourite books and listening to all-time favourite melodies in English and Hindi. She is also keenly involved in Adventurous activities and loves to travel a lot.