Businesses worried they’ll be left behind due to staff skills shortage:
Australian businesses are racing to upskill their employees a mid fears of becoming obsolete or left behind in the digital and AI revolution.
A survey by the Australian Industry Group found that 75 per cent of employers are experiencing a skills shortage, particularly in science and technology, business automation and artificial intelligence.
And the pressure is now on vocational trainers to ensure graduates are trained up and ready for the future workforce.
Duration: 3min 4sec Broadcast: Wed 12 Sep 2018, 8:21am
Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the Australian Industry Group
David Fox, general manager of LA Services
Toby Walsh, Professor of Artificial Intelligence at UNSW