Upskilling in The Face of COVID-19
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A 7 Day Challenge to better understand your professional aspirations in a fast changing world that keeps a handful of challenges, but that also untapped opportunities to try out things that you’ve never dared before.
No daily news without a list of companies firing people due to COVID-19. And in times of crisis, businesses are suffering and moving faster. According to WEF, we’re in the midst of an Up- and Reskilling Revolution.
But what does reskilling really mean for every single professional? Often, they have no concrete idea how they could be affected and how to create a vision and action plan of what their personal reskilling could look like.
Danica Zeier is a professionally trained violinist and partner of artsnext, a Zurich based innovation agency. She’s an experienced expert in the fields of arts, design, business and education. In all her work the mission is the same: enable change by unlocking people’s potential using their soft skills to thrive in a challenging VUCA world. Danica is a lecturer at Zurich University of the Arts, University of Zurich and University of Basel, and co-founder of VUC^it, a fitness App for Upskilling at work.
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Contextualizing COVID-19 in the VUCA world (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) and its driver helps us to better understand the vulnerability of businesses and people.