Gurpreet Singh

Gurpreet Singh

Additionally, I’m sharing a short Bio of the author: Gurpreet Singh, Group Vice President at InStride, leads the development of corporate partnerships, helping employers in the franchise, retail, technology, travel and hospitality sectors provide life-changing education to employees through partnerships with high-quality global academic institutions. Before joining InStride, he dedicated 15 years to the enterprise technology space at Cvent, where he built high-performing, customer-focused enterprise sales teams that worked with Fortune 500 customers. A University of Texas at Austin graduate, Gurpreet is committed to expanding access to education for lifelong learning.

The Upskilling Equation: How Much Should Retailers Budget for Workforce Education?

Between the rise of e-commerce and evolving consumer preferences, today’s retailers face many challenges. While layoffs might help cut costs in the short term, a more strategic and long-term approach to navigating the current landscape is to build a more skilled workforce. According to the World Economic Forum, six out of 10 workers will need…