The future of work is here today, and the nature of both manufacturing and knowledge jobs will never be the same. Leaders today must be prepared to help employees deal with the death of the single skill set, recognize the power of digital technology to disrupt their industries, and begin the work of helping their employees develop the multiple skills they will need to remain employable and contribute to the success of the organization.
Posts from the ‘Workforce Development’ Category
When a CEO asks a business leader to run HR, the most frequent response is ‘What did I do wrong?’ It’s not seen as a desirable role; it’s seen as punishment. Of course, they haven’t had a chance to think it through, but that’s the first reaction.”
In our most recent study, we focused on employee engagement specifically in the financial services industry. Surprisingly, we found that nearly two-thirds of employees feel that the 2008 financial crisis still impacts how they view the industry. The better news was that three-fourths of employees believe that the industry can recover from the tarnished image.