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K2 Partnering Solutions Positioned to Close the Digital Skills Gap in Europe

London, 4 September 2017

K2 Partnering Solutions, the global leader in consultative technology staffing, today announced that as a member of the EU Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, it has pledged to help close the digital skills gap in Europe. The Coalition brings together member states, companies, social partners, non-profit organisations and education providers, who take action to tackle the lack of digital skills in Europe.

Through our education division, K2 University, we have pledged to train professionals and university students in the key technology growth areas of SAP, Salesforce, Cybersecurity and Big Data & Predictive Analytics.

As an IT recruitment company focused on transformational enterprise technologies, K2 addresses digital talent shortages as part of its core business, identifying and placing talent in IT sectors that are innovative and cutting edge.

K2 University offers a comprehensive suite of blended classroom and e-learning curricula to train workers and students in the enterprise technologies of tomorrow. K2 University is uniquely positioned to offer a full service from market intelligence-based career advice through education and certification to work placement.

K2 University also provides ongoing support and advice through its proprietary online platform, K2 Konnect, which houses K2’s community of elite IT professionals, even after training courses are completed.

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About K2 Partnering Solutions 

K2 is a global leader in consultative technology staffing. It identifies and works with the best enterprise software professionals to support contingent projects of any size with local or global talent.

K2 was founded in London in 1997 and now operates from 19 locations around the world. K2’s elite IT consultants support client projects in enterprise cloud and on-premise, big data, enterprise mobility, cybersecurity, internet of things and artificial intelligence technologies. The company’s unparalleled understanding of the technology landscape and industry verticals means it offers unique consultative staffing solutions to its clients.

In 2015 K2 launched its training and education business line, K2 University, retraining and upskilling freelance consultants for the most in-demand technologies.

About the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

The Commission has launched the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition to develop a large digital talent pool and ensure that individuals and the labour force in Europe are equipped with adequate digital skills. The Coalition brings together EU Member States, companies, social partners, non-profit organisations and education providers, who take action to tackle the lack of digital skills in Europe.

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