“In the fourth quarter of 2021, some 41,500 energy-extraction and construction workers moved into professional roles, according to an analysis of population data. A few thousand people in maintenance-related work made a similar transition. One recent survey showed that more than 10 percent of Americans in low-paying roles in warehouses, manufacturing, hospitality, and other hourly positions have switched to tech-focused roles during the pandemic.”
Tens of thousands of workers are quietly jumping from lower-wage roles to higher-skilled professional ones. Read on in this Korn Ferry article to learn why your company should help them do this quickly.