Comparing Durable vs Perishable Skills Training

Durable vs Perishable Skills

For many organizations, durable and perishable skills training is commonly handled in the same manner. But there is an argument for why short-term and long-term skills training should be conducted differently. Here, we take a closer look at understanding durable and perishable skills, how to balance them, and the training considerations that go along with it.


Business leaders and HR professionals need to be strategic about building the skills that meet an immediate need as well as those skills that will last beyond the next new thing. Get started by identifying which job skills and competencies are durable, semi-durable, and perishable. To learn more about building a skills framework that can adapt to changing business needs, contact us at Avilar.

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