“Employers might need to start formalizing their approach to soft skills assessments, by having a clear idea of what skills they need, then using artificial intelligence (AI) tools to analyze the extent to which candidates have those skills.”
“Reshaping your workforce to thrive under digital disruption is a challenge, especially given that the digital future is a moving target. And talent, we’ve found, is only one of six major areas companies need to change to create a long-term competitive advantage in the marketplace.”
Fears that robots will take away jobs from people have dominated the discussion over the future of work, but the ‘World Development Report 2019’ finds that on balance this appears to be unfounded. Instead, technology is bringing opportunity, paving the way to create new jobs, increase productivity, and improve public service delivery.
via World Bank
“Several developing trends are likely to fundamentally reshape the future competitive environment, including the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence, the changing global economic order, and increasing scrutiny of the broader contribution of business to society.”
Talent challenges create real hardship — hampering innovation and delaying implementation of critical projects, according to survey findings. Enterprises rank the difficulty of finding, retaining, upskilling and reskilling talent among the three most pressing issues they will face in 2019.
via Everest Group
Technology is changing the concept of work as we know it and the technological advances anticipated over the next several years will dramatically continue to do so. This evolution will have a substantial impact on an organization’s work culture, workspace and workforce.