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They Learn, You Win—Beyond the Degree: How to Improve Professional Skill Development

In today’s episode we sit down with Kelly Palmer, the Chief Strategy Officer at Southern New Hampshire University. Kelly, brings her extensive experience in skills development to the table as they explore the ever-evolving nature of skills in the modern workplace.

Together, they address the challenges of maintaining relevant skills in a rapidly changing environment, the role of technology and AI, and the necessity for ongoing professional development.

Key takeaways from this episode:

  • How skillsets have been slowly outshining the significance of traditional degrees in the face of rapidly evolving job demands.
  • The challenges within organizations to adjust their hiring criteria and the communication gap between universities and employers.
  • How the future of online education could lead to the closure of many traditional universities due to lack of adaptability.

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David Wentworth Headshor

About the Host: David Wentworth
David is the VP, Learning & Talent Development Platform Evangelist at Schoox. He brings more than a decade of knowledge to the company, including a deep understanding of the workplace technology industry, with an emphasis on learning and development.