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President of The Human Resources Management Association of Barbados, Glenda Gilkes.
Retool and retrain
The Barbadian workforce is being reminded of the importance of retooling and retraining to keep their skills relevant, especially in the current economic environment.

President of The Human Resources Management Association of Barbados (HRMAB), Glenda Gilkes, made the comments while speaking to members of the media following the opening of a five-day workshop for persons with disabilities aimed at getting them adequately prepared to enter the world of work.

“Job security is kind of a euphemism. I think that once you work hard you expect to be employed for a long time. But you know, the reality is times are changing and you have to ensure that you keep up with what is required of you. I think as an employee in an organisation you do your best, you become engaged and think that is one of the areas we need to talk a little more about – employee engagement; because I just saw an article...

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