SMEs must upskill and adapt to the post-lockdown workplace

Investing in skill development around remote hiring, interpersonal communication, e-commerce and health and safety is vital

7th June, 2020
SMEs must upskill and adapt to the post-lockdown workplace
Vanessa Tierney, chief executive of Abodoo Picture: Michael O’Sullivan

Small and medium-sized business owners will need to upskill themselves and their workforce to survive in the post-lockdown economy, according to Vanessa Tierney, chief executive of recruitment tech start-up Abodoo.

While SMEs grapple with the gradual reopening of businesses, there will be longer-term changes around the skillsets workers need, Tierney said.

The most visible change is the switch to remote working and how SMEs will manage that.

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