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    Forbes: 5 Exploding Areas Of The Metaverse That May Not Be On Your Radar Yet

    The Metaverse is so much more than video games and entertainment. Other sectors are applying its capabilities in ground-breaking, highly disruptive ways. 5 of the most exciting are medicine, travel, training and education, retail, and fitness. 


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    Stuff NZ: Jobseekers jump into virtual world for path to real jobs

    Behind the wheel of a large yellow digger, Blenheim engineer Seth Glover is moving as much earth as possible. With a headset on, the 25-year-old jobseeker immersed himself in the earth moving module offered by Skills VR at the Virtual Reality (VR) Job Expo.

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    Cheddar News: See How Virtual Reality is Training Workers to Deal With Difficult Customers cheddar news screenshot of skillsvr virtual realikty training



    James Coddington, CEO of SkillsVR, joins Cheddar Innovates to discuss how virtual reality is being used to train frontline workers to deal with difficult customers, and how this technology is being applied to diversity training.

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    More Customers More Problems: Surge in Holiday Travel and Shopping Increases Risk to Frontline Workers Facing Unruly Customers

    Immersive virtual reality (VR) training company, SkillsVR, today announced the launch of a new VR Conflict Management Training solution, including modules custom-designed to meet the needs of public-facing personnel who face unprecedented threats and attacks by disruptive customers – a growing phenomenon as travel and shopping surges during the holidays.

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    Training Industry: SkillsVR Launches Real-World Experience to Develop Awareness, Empathy through Immersive Virtual Realty Platform

    SkillsVR today announced the launch of a new VR Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIB) training solution, featuring interactive scenarios custom-designed for experiential learning. The program is designed to help users learn by doing, with the end goal of improving self-awareness, reducing unconscious bias and promoting inclusive behaviors.

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    Yahoo Finance: New Approach To Diversity Training: Learning By Doingskillsvr DIB gameplay screenshot diversity training group session

    SkillsVR Launches Real-World Experience to Develop Awareness and Empathy Through Immersive Virtual Realty Platform

    Customized Training Solution from SkillsVR Offers Users a "Learning by Doing" Experience, Applying Proven Experiential Methods to Support Shifts Toward Inclusive Organizational Cultures.

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    New Approach to Diversity Training: Learning by Doing

    SkillsVR today announced the launch of a new VR Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIB) training solution, featuring interactive scenarios custom-designed for experiential learning. The program is designed to help users learn by doing, with the end goal of improving self-awareness, reducing unconscious bias and promoting inclusive behaviors.

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    How to Inspire the Next Generation of Women in STEM
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    Using gamified learning and content from world-renowned providers, the EY STEM App opens up a world of possibilities for girls. Closing the gender gap in STEM is vital to building a more just, inclusive and sustainable future.


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    Virtual Reality Safety Training: Being Site Safe in VR

    Sep 15, 2022 / skillsvr
    Virtual Reality's ability to simulate risky and dangerous situations is among one of its most lauded and leveraged advantages, especially when it comes to training. Surgeons regularly train in VR so they don't operate on real, living human beings. Pilots use flight simulators to eliminate the risk of making mistakes in a flying, moving aircraft. […]

    VR Job Expos in Partnership with MSD Officially Kick Off

    Sep 5, 2022 / skillsvr
    SkillsVR in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) have officially kicked off the VR Jobs Expo program, happening all over Aotearoa New Zealand!

    How to Support Frontline Staff Dealing with Conflict and Unruly Customers

    Apr 29, 2022 / skillsvr
    During our conflict management VR training pilots, we accumulated valuable anecdotes and insights on what helps (and doesn’t help) most frontline staff when it comes to dealing with unruly or aggressive customers. 

    Interview: SkillsVR on Cheddar News

    Mar 22, 2022 / skillsvr
    March 18 2022 ------ SkillsVR CEO James Coddington appeared recently on Cheddar News' tech segment Cheddar Innovates to talk about how SkillsVR's Virtual Reality Training platform is helping workers deal with difficult customers. During the 13th of March interview for Cheddar Innovates, James talks about the core of SkillsVR: an enterprise operating platform for VR […]

    The Digital Embassy: Turning Kiwis into Global Citizens

    Feb 2, 2022 / skillsvr
    SkillsVR, The Ministry of Social Development (MSD), and The Youth Group UK have partnered to create the Digital Embassy - where Kiwi rangatahi can access global mentors and skills, enabling them to thrive in today's world and become global citizens. Discover how these partnerships came together to help create The Digital Embassy, and the exciting […]

    Conflict Management Training in Virtual Reality: Partnering for Change

    Nov 18, 2021 / skillsvr
    For essential workers, aggressive and unruly customers and members of the public have become a serious threat. As more and more news stories ...
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