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The wage premium associated with human skills - Deloitte Report 2019

Increasing human skills in Australian workplaces a key to lifting wages

Australians who develop and increase their human, or ‘soft’, skills could see their income grow twice as fast due to the rising need for capabilities such as customer service, digital literacy and time management, according to a new study: Premium Skills.

DeakinCo. engaged Deloitte Access Economics to examine the link between human skills and wages, in order to contribute to the national debate around the role of human skills in the workforce. The research was conducted over 2019 and is informed by data analysis and econometric modelling. 

Find out more by downloading the Premium Skills report by Deloitte Access Economic.

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