It might not be news to some, but the current shortage in engineering skills is widening. Richard Lewith explains the benefits of re-employing retired professionals into positions where they can add significant value.
- Richard Lewith on The Slade Report
It might not be news to some, but the current shortage in engineering skills is widening. While there have been many reports on this topic, I haven’t seen one that provides an adequate solution to t... Read »
“As digital tightens its grip on business models, new ways of working and organisational practices are migrating from the tech world into the wider business community as it undergoes the often fraught process of digital transformation. Enter the chief product officer, the executive charged with making sure it all runs smoothly.”
Experience is a gift for those who choose to learn from it, and those who learn how they must adapt in order to recognise how different situations, resources and people fit the current day and potential for tomorrow. Yet experience can also cut the wrong way when an executive leader uses experience as a default setting to stifle new ideas and extinguish the flames of innovation that may seem strange, unachievable or simply unfamiliar.
Just as CEOs lead companies, we each assumed the chief executive role for our own careers the minute we stepped out into the working world. In that capacity, we have to protect and nurture our interests and prospects, just like the big guys do.
“We offer guidance for choosing the best type, tone, sequence, and framing of questions and for deciding what and how much information to share to reap the most benefit from our interactions, not just for ourselves but for our organizations.”
Lisa Marsh explains several key elements of the search process candidates need to understand prior to connecting with a recruiter.Lisa Marsh on BlueSteps
Each year, many executives make huge leaps in their careers with the help of executive search. But there are several key elements of the search process candidates need to understand prior to connectin... Read »
Success, it has been observed, is the sum total of the confident decisions you make. Here are six ways to immensely improve your confidence in the workplace.
Kathy Simmons provides 5 tactics to help you gauge culture when considering a job prospect.Kathy Simmons on BlueSteps
Most of us have heard the famous quip attributed to Peter Drucker, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." It's become so commonly repeated that's it's almost a cliché at this point. But what does the... Read »
Never has talent been more mobile, and never has the mobility of talent been more critical for business success. This report uses data from a survey of 366,000 people in 197 countries and a simultaneous survey of 6,000 recruiters to “understand what has changed about people’s job preferences and attitudes toward mobility.”Rainer Strack, Mike Booker, Orsolya Kovács-Ondrejkovic, Pierre Antebi, David Welch on The Boston Consulting Group
Ask leaders at big companies what worries them, and one of the first things they’ll mention is the challenge of managing a workforce at a time of rapid change. Jobs being transformed by automation a... Read »
The Foundation for Young Australians follows the progression of young people over time across Australia, running a survey from age 15 every year for 10 years until age 25.