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CEOs Focus on Retraining and Digital Upskilling Goals

CEOs Focus on Retraining and Digital Upskilling Goals

As the 4IR introduces new ways of working, new technical, digital and soft skills will be required. But these are in short supply, leading to a consensus among CEOs that retraining and upskilling are the most important routes to closing potential skill gaps.

via World Economic Forum

Fortune: 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020

Fortune: 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020

Inclusion has become the gold standard for employee-centric companies. The bar rises every year. And no, workplace happiness is not a myth. Read on to see what defines a Best Company — and how yours could become one.”

via Fortune

Digital Talent Gap: 3 Ways to Achieve a Real Change

Digital Talent Gap: 3 Ways to Achieve a Real Change

As technology evolves, there is a “growing skills instability”. As a result, it is anticipated that more than one-half of all employees will require significant retraining in the coming years. To build a digital product, all workforces must come together to help the developers without direction and potentially without the skill.

via World Economic Forum

Jobs of Tomorrow: Mapping Opportunity in the New Economy

Jobs of Tomorrow: Mapping Opportunity in the New Economy

“More than 1 billion jobs, almost one-third of all jobs worldwide, are likely to be transformed by technology in the next decade, according to OECD estimates. By just 2022, 133 million new jobs in major economies will be created to meet the demands of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”

via World Economic Forum

Digital Transformation: The Leadership Skills Shortage

Digital Transformation: The Leadership Skills Shortage

HR leaders struggle to develop effective senior leaders (according to 37%) and mid-level leaders (45%). Other research shows that only 50% of approximately 2,800 surveyed HR leaders report they are well-equipped to lead their organization in the future.

via Gartner

How EdTech will Advance World Education in 2020

How EdTech will Advance World Education in 2020

“The amount spent globally on education technology is expected to increase approximately $342 billion by 2025 as EdTech is globally considered as a viable way to address increasing and changing learning demands. Technology can support classrooms, schools and education systems to evolve at the pace required to better serve learners in 2020.”

via World Economic Forum

How Digital Transformation Drives Demand for IT Talent

How Digital Transformation Drives Demand for IT Talent

IDC explored the impact that Digital Transformation (DX) will have on job skills and emerging roles within an enterprise organization. DX-related job roles focus on extracting and developing the value and utility of information, making business operations more effective and accelerating workforce transformation.

via Digital Lifescapes