More and more companies are embracing new digital work methods. Thus, according to a World Economic Forum estimate cited by Google, 50% of all employees will need retraining by 2025.
In such a context, it is the same CEO of Google and Alphabet Sundar Pichai to share with businesses, professionals and users the new initiatives of the Mountain View company. All dedicated to those who are looking for digital work or feel the need for reskilling.
Initiatives mostly aimed at residents of the United States. However, they are not limited exclusively to that geographical area: many of them have a global scope.
The Mountain View company has, first of all, announced that registration is now open for the latest Google Career Certificate. The fields of interest are Data Analytics, Project Management and User Experience (UX) Design.
Digital Jobs: a new certification
Google then announced a new Associate Android Developer certification course aiming to prepare students for entry-level jobs in Android development.
Globally, Google also sponsored 100,000 scholarships for its Career Certificates in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In India, the Mountain View company is working to make certifications more accessible and launch an employer consortium, a consortium that, in the US, already has more than 130 employers such as Anthem, Verizon, Bayer, Deloitte, SAP, Accenture, Walmart, Infosys and, of course, Google Tessa. In addition to its Career Certificate initiatives and other activities, Google is making its cloud computing, big data and machine learning courses free. Perfect for job seekers in the U.S.; to help them prepare properly for jobs in these fast-growing fields.