Skills have become the global currency of 21st-century economies. But this ‘currency’ depreciates rapidly - what's the way forward?
Interestingly, 64% of the deskless employees will not switch to desk jobs even if they are provided with the same benefits.
A technological shift is underway and more than any other economic or political cycle, this will dictate our labour market trends for the future, believes Shweta Mishra, Human Resources Director at Rackspace, Asia Pacific & Japan.
Fewer companies realise reskilling a key part of digital transformation: Tata Communications’ Global L&D Head
Despite organisations ramping up digital infrastructures, many have noticed potential issues such as the need for cybersecurity experts and the widening digital skills gap and companies generally deal with these concerns by hiring new, skilled staff. But, this approach is not sustainable, says Ina Bajwa, Global Head, Learning & Development, Tata Communications.
Organisations are rapidly shifting to a digital-first culture as part of the ‘new norm’. This entails enhancing the digital savviness of employees and investing in intelligent, integrated platforms for automation, says Lynne Scheid, Senior Vice President, HR at Kofax, in an exclusive interview with People Matters.
In a conversation with People Matters, Eva Majercsik, Chief People Officer at Genesys, discusses company values – Embrace Empathy, Fly-in Formation, and Go Big – in the context of upskilling employees.
Tim Munden, Chief Learning Officer, Unilever, talks to People Matters about weaving learning and well-being in the flow of work, and the essentials to building a high-performing leadership and workforce that thrive through uncertainty.