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The Future of Work is shaping by new forces. We must adapt to different situations and it requires changes in our mindset.
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At the very start of your career, you’ve got your whole life and vocation ahead of you and that can be as intimidating as it is exhilarating. Piloting a career in the fast-paced world of recruiting and talent acquisition is tough and mistakes are inevitable. LinkedIn have asked 10 influential leaders in the world of recruiting and HR to reflect and here are some of the best pieces of career advice they gave for young...

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1. Definition of the Great Attrition phenomenon  The Great Attrition is a current phenomenon whereby large numbers of employees are leaving companies, and companies are struggling to retain the best talent. This phenomenon has been maximised in the post-COVID economic environment, the nature of the workplace has changed, and it has been demonstrated that it is possible to work from anywhere in many cases, and this has led to a shift in employees’ priorities as...

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Due to the situation caused by Covid-19, millions of unemployed people are at risk of exclusion from the labour market, with the economic and social consequences that this entails. Firstly, because it is difficult for them to find a job, and secondly, because they are unable to access higher quality and more sustainable jobs due to a lack of digital skills. In order to improve the employability of these professionals in a situation of redundancy, the Transformational...

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The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation of recruitment, where talent recruitment looks very different than it did a mere 15 or 16 months ago, before the crisis; forcing many to turn to mostly virtual and digital recruiting processes, with the rise and emergence of more sophisticated hybrid recruiting models. Additionally, organisations are becoming much more intentional about fostering cultures that prioritise diversity, equity and inclusion. So, what’s next? What is the long-term picture for...

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“Hiring talent remains the number one concern of CEOs in the most recent Conference Board Annual Survey; it’s also the top concern of the entire executive suite,” according to the Harvard Business Review. The ‘war for talent’ refers to an increasingly competitive landscape for the recruitment and retention of talented employees. In 1997, the phrase was coined by Steven Hankin, of McKinsey & Company. What’s more, according to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends survey, 61% of...

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According to the latest “Future of Work 2021 Global Outlook” report by Monster, after analysing their findings from the vast amount of data gathered, they pinpointed the top three recruiting challenges identified by recruiters for 2021: Finding candidates with the right skills, Work/life balance expectation, Virtual recruiting Challenge 1: Finding candidates with the right skills So why is it difficult to find candidates with the right skills? The nature of work is rapidly changing due...

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No one can deny that there is an underrepresentation of women in executive roles and C-Suite positions. Despite the significant progress that has been made, women’s representation at the executive level of organisations remains troublingly low. According to a report by Cranfield School of Management and EY, the percentage of women holding FTSE 250 executive director roles was just 11.3% in 2020. Why is this? Unfortunately, it is not solely the glass ceiling (the invisible barrier...

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It is no secret that the digital and technological acceleration is transforming the labour market. In fact, according to the framework that McKinsey and Company have developed for the pace of automation adoption, 22 percent of current work activities (equivalent to 53 million jobs) could be automated by 2030, assuming a midpoint scenario.  According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report 2020, easily automated jobs such as Data Entry Clerks, Administrative secretaries and Accountants will decrease...

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It’s time to start integrating Employee Workforce Analysis into company culture. If we don’t assess the workforce, we will not know which skills are lacking nor be able to identify any potential for development. Regions undergoing a transition in their industrial base often face an increased skilled shortage in emerging sectors of activity. Decreasing employment of skilled workers in traditional jobs is another problem with which they are confronted with, and this leads to a situation...

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According to the latest report “Future of Jobs 2020” by The World Economic Forum, technology adoption and automation is expected to remain relentless and potentially increase in various areas, this paired with the additional stress of the current COVID-19 pandemic recession means it is inevitable that unemployment figures will continue to rise. Therefore, educating yourself about the future of jobs will fare you well, especially in the near future.            ...