How companies can combine intelligent technologies and learning strategies to accelerate skills acquisition and be more competitive

Posted on January 30, 2020 by Steven Pezim
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Amazon’s recent announcement that it will invest US$700 million to provide “upskilling” training to 100,000 employees—or one-third of its workforce—is a clear sign the future of work is already here. The e-commerce giant has recognized the need to help employees adapt to new technology and automation, and is preparing them for roles in high-growth areas such as cloud computing, machine learning and robotics.

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About Steven Pezim

Steven PezimFor the past 25 years, Steven has managed executive search assignments for a broad range of North American clients from early stage companies to Global Fortune 1000 companies. Industries serviced include technology/media, financial services, retail, consumer hard goods/soft goods and real estate. He is a co-Founder and Managing Director of Bedford Group/TRANSEARCH, which has become Canada's largest, privately-held executive search firm.

He is the Chairman of TRANSEARCH, North America and is currently serving a second term on the Board of TRANSEARCH. Steven is based in Toronto, Canada and his key focus is at the C level and all functional areas of the Executive Leadership Team.


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