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Forecasting the Future with Digital Disruption »
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Overcoming the current talent gap in the Canadian Power Utility sector has become a priority for every board of directors.

TRANSEARCH International Toronto partner The Bedford Consulting Group highlights the tremendous challenges ahead as the sector works to keep pace with digital change and adopt new technologies in the name of efficiency, environmental responsibility and innovation.

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Beyond Collaboration: "Co-tangle" »
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Cooperation is indispensable, collaboration is essential but in reinventing the very nature of what it means to be an organisation - as we must - there is a case to be made to add a new metaphor to our vocabulary. It's tough to achieve something that you don't have a word for.

Entanglement is an intriguing metaphor. It captures, in some ways, the new challenge of smart and unbridled connectability … of one element in the system impacting other parts of the system without those involved fully understanding how. Except, as a term, it is way too esoteric, way too bizarre to have any real currency.

John Burdett suggests an alternative, one that builds on the notion of entanglement but without the unfathomable implications. To Cooperate … To Collaborate … To 'Co-tangle'.

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Tips for Winning Talent in the Era of Disruption »
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David Wongso, MD TRANSEARCH International Indonesia, recently spoke with SWA Magazine on 'Ways to Win Talent in the Era of Disruption'. David notes how in this era of disruption many workforce skills are becoming irrelevant, and that the rate of change is getting faster. He highlights that leadership development and talent acquisition agendas must tackle the mismatch of skills and be directly managed by the C-suite and board of directors.

"The board of directors must ensure that leadership development and talent acquisition work effectively. Do not let the two agendas be entrusted to the level below but not be controlled."

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Diversity is the bridge on which we can cross the skills gap »
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"Ask business leaders today the biggest business risk in the future, and they will likely say hiring and retaining a skilled workforce."

Howard Elias (President, Services and Digital, Dell Technologies) says businesses must look to untapped pools of talent to address the shortage in digital skills.

"It's an urgent business challenge that is getting more urgent every day. And it requires a new way of thinking about finding, keeping and evolving talent for the workforce of the future."

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Geoff Slade - "The Godfather of Recruitment" »
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They say it's not what you know, but who you know that matters and when it comes to the biggest influencers in the recruitment industry, there are few better known and respected than Geoff Slade, Executive Chairman of Slade Group and Consultant at TRANSEARCH International.

Sarah Morgan, Editor of The Recruitment, Consulting and Staffing Association Australia & New Zealand, speaks with "The Godfather of Recruitment" about his career and the industry as a whole.

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