/25 countries where people learn fast, think on their feet, and accomplish a lot at work, ranked

25 countries where people learn fast, think on their feet, and accomplish a lot at work, ranked

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What determines the skill level of a particular country’s workforce?
The World Economic Forum’s 2018 global competitiveness report ranks the labor forces of different countries based on skills.
According to the World Economic Forum’s report, education is a key part of producing and maintaining a highly skilled workforce. 

Which country boasts the most highly skilled workers? 

Well, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2018 global competitiveness report, you should book a ticket to Finland if you want to meet some highly skilled employees. In the category of skills, the Scandinavian country’s workforce received a score of 87.9 out of 100.

According to the report, the skill score measured “the general level of skills of the workforce and the quantity and quality of education.” 

Specifically, a high quality education featured “developing digital literacy, interpersonal skills, and the ability to think critically and creatively.” In addition, the report found highly-educated societies are more productive. This year’s global competitiveness report took into account country-wide statistics, policies, and institutions.

Here’s a look at the countries with the most skilled employees:

25. Czech Republic
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Score: 73.7

24. Malaysia
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Source: 74.2


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23. Latvia
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Source: 74.5

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