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The idea of skills-first thinking gained momentum among employers over the past few years — and for good reason. Labor markets were historically tight and expanding the talent pool beyond just people with the right degree or the right previous job title means bringing up to 22x more skilled candidates into the fold, according to new research from LinkedIn.
But today as labor market slack has returned in many sectors, it’s not just about bringing more people into the talent pool. It’s about bringing the right people with the right skills to help your organization manage all the changes that