Organisations are facing a complex mix of talent management challenges in a world marked by talent shortage and digital transformation. The following research and analysis presents a set of key skills development tactics to help close the skills gaps.
While there is a lot of focus in the recruitment world on the "war for talent," it is also critical to give current employees the skills and knowledge they need to be successful and drive their employers' businesses forward.
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.
Leaders are re-imagining their workforce models to explore how technology, expanded work settings, and talent can be used to address disruptive forces that are shaping the future of work. Many are re-evaluating their talent profiles, including how they measure the skill sets required for success in the future.
"As a current CFO or emerging financial executive, how profound is your understanding of digital and AI technologies specific to the finance function? How will you glean a deeper understanding of which AI tools your organization can adopt for a competitive advantage?"
"Companies need to understand the underlying trends in technology and talent and capitalize on them - instead of resisting them - to emerge stronger, more agile, and better able to respond to an ever-changing environment."
"By taking bold actions to invest in its people, lead in innovation, and protect and augment workers, the United States can cultivate this historic opportunity to generate broadly shared prosperity."
"…as the fourth revolution of work builds, teachers are well placed to lead learning."
"Global-strategy adviser Parag Khanna describes the ways that the world economy is increasingly Asia-centric and will be moving even more swiftly in that direction."
In times of process automation, it is not surprising that we wonder what the world of work will be like in the future. Technologies have been changing ways of working, relationships between teams and even business models. And this "unknown" results in a natural anxiety about simple issues like: Will there be work for everyone in 10, 20 or 50 years? Article in Portuguese.
A toxic myth pervades the business world: Hard work and perseverance are the only things required to achieve immense success and reach the top of your field... But these stories overlook a crucial ingredient of success: Luck.
Useful insight from Mike Morrow, TRANSEARCH Partner in Industry and Energy practices, on the excellent opportunities for career growth within manufacturing.