Skilled beyond degree:

How experience is gaining on education in construction and manufacturing hiring

Workforce requirements are shifting, with transferable skills becoming more important and degrees less so. This report analyzes entry to advanced roles across industries and identifies the experience and education required to prepare for high-demand jobs.

This is a story of skills

Employers and job seekers face technological changes that affect all job levels, and they need to adopt emerging technical and business skills to succeed. This report examines trends in the United States, the UK, and Germany to identify the jobs, skills, certifications, and education that are in demand today and will be critical for the future.

After reading this report, you will understand:

  • The roles that are most likely to experience disruption
  • The skills that will be most important for workers and employers
  • The transferable skills needed to enable workers to shift between jobs


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