Overcoming the skills crisis in today's modern workplace
As we enter what many economists are referring to as the 4th Industrial Revolution — triggered by mass digitization and the emergence of AI and automation — organizations around the globe are racing to figure out how to effectively address the ripple effect of a rising skills shortage.
The skills crisis is having a dramatic impact on the workforce. The skills that were coveted yesterday no longer ensure success tomorrow. Communication, adaptability, decision-making, problem-solving — these types of soft skills are paving the way for the future of work. And talent leaders everywhere are actively cultivating these capabilities within their workforce.
How to use learning to future-proof your business
According to the Brandon Hall Group, a research and analyst firm, fewer than 10% of companies believe they are completely prepared to develop the skills the future will require.
In today’s heightened skills crisis, organizations and the people who work for them have to understand how to continually develop and reinvent themselves in order to remain competitive. In this whitepaper, you'll discover:
- The current state of the global skills crisis
- Actionable steps you can take to cultivate a learning culture throughout the employee lifecycle
- How to root learning in the DNA of your organization
Download the whitepaper and start future-proofing your organization against the skills crisis today!
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Spotlight on Electrolux and Ageas: Preparing for and maintaining impactful learning programs
Driving business outcomes from an investment in learning content requires an engagement strategy that makes learning materials available and accessible to employees. Organizations need to launch and maintain learning programs effectively to ensure they have maximum impact on both employees and the business as a whole. Both Ageas and Electrolux have successfully launched digital learning programs, each taking steps to maintain and sustain engagement.
Building skills for the future of work
In the HR world today, we hear a lot about upskilling or new skilling the workforce to prepare for changes — whether it’s adapting to new technology or new ways of doing business. In fact, according to research from PwC, the availability of key skills is a top concern for business leaders worldwide as they look to ready their companies for the future of work.