Many workers willing to reskill to shift careers

posted on April 13, 2021

March 30, 2021

By Jim Wilson, Canadian HR Reporter

Nearly six in 10 (57 per cent) of Canadian workers are willing to reskill to get into a new career.

More women (60 per cent) say that they’d reskill given the opportunity compared to men (54 per cent), and those working part-time are more likely to reskill (62 per cent) compared to those working full-time (56 per cent), according to a Lighthouse Labs survey.

Also, 83 per cent of LGBTQ Canadians, 80 per cent of Black Canadians, 74 per cent of Indigenous people and 69 per cent of people of colour would reskill given the opportunity.

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