The world is changing at lightning speed. Digitalisation, globalisation and demographic changes are having a profound impact on our lives, our culture, and our societies. These and other megatrends are rapidly transforming the way we interact with our friends and families; how and where businesses operate; what goods and services we consume; what dreams we dream. Our education and health, the distribution of income and wealth, the jobs we have, and how we work are all particularly sensitive to these changes. It is a transformational era. Disruption is the new normal. Team Bentley Lewis gives us an insight on their 2019 recap.
Industry is changing faster than ever, making it hard for people to keep up. As we get older and (according to some) more set in our ways, it becomes more important to make sure we keep ourselves informed, educated and sharp. This is easier said than done. According to LinkedIn, very few employees take advantage of optional learning and development opportunities offered by their employers, with most saying they don’t have the time to do so. The thinking by many that they learn on the job, and that’s enough. Lewis and Aldo give us their insights.
The future of work is changing: the days of people working at the same firm until they get a gold watch and retire with a big pension are over. The world is competitive, and firms need to find, attract and hire the very best talent to thrive. It is time for organisations to take action and think about the skills they need and how to find them. In the skills economy, discovering people's hidden strengths, assessing their communication style, and what their potential derailers are, is key to making a great hire. But what is the best way to do this?