There are plenty of courses and specializations on Coursera that can help you learn new skills you can use to embark on a new career journey and feel confident enough to pursue new opportunities. There are plenty of career opportunities that do not require a college degree (often referred to as “middle-skills” jobs).
Burning Glass and Accenture asked 800 HR executives what made middle-skills jobs difficult to fill, with the top reason stating that trained talent is difficult to find (54% of respondents). 69% of respondents also said their firm’s performance is frequently affected by their inability to attract or retain middle-skills talent. Even though middle-skill jobs account for 53% of United States’ labor market, but only 43% of the country’s workers are trained to the middle-skill level. It’s never too late to start learning new skills. We encourage you to explore the variety of programs available on this page so that you can find a career path that interests you and get started today!
Coursera also has a collection of great courses where you can learn essential soft skills that can help you land your next job!
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