Skills | Pandemic sparks 'career lockdown' for young people

Pandemic sparks 'career lockdown' for young people

The coronavirus pandemic is having a drastic impact on career progression, with a specific toll on younger workers, a new study from technology company Sharp has found.

The study, which polled over 6,000 workers in SMBs across Europe, highlights the massive toll that the coronavirus has taken on workers’ needs and career expectations. Over half of respondents noted that they were anxious about issues such as keeping skills up to date, a lack of training opportunities and their future career prospects.

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