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The UK government will unveil an economic recovery plan that might benefit young people, 60% of Millennials and Gen-Zs would like to work remotely more frequently post-COVID and workers under 25 are most likely to work in jobs where physical distancing is not an option. These are some of the topics dominating this week’s trends from the world of work.

Employee wellbeing has never been more critical. At the time when the world of work is changing at the speed of light and workers are under immense pressure due to COVID-19, businesses should invest more time and effort to ensure their employees are engaged and healthy. A new holistic method offers a detailed guide on what to do and where to start.

Survey shows workers across countries value remote working technology, digital skills and leadership, but have different hopes and fears for working hours, mental health and wellbeing in the post-COVID-19 future.

Empathy and compassion are generally considered founding principles within the whole area of Emotional Intelligence and Psychological Safety, which are redefining the approach to leadership that de-emphasizes technical skills and amplifies the so-called “soft skills.”

The future of work will be flexible. A hybrid model of remote and office work will be the norm. Productivity will be based on the output and impact, not hours worked. Leadership will be redefined with emphasis on soft skills, empathy, and emotional intelligence. Upskilling will be continuous, and we will all learn to learn. The future of work will reset the meaning of normal and employers will be in the driving seat of this transformation. These are the main conclusions from our global survey of CEOs, leaders, and employees.

This year's Pride Month is like no other, happening in the context of a global pandemic and a powerful, widespread movement with a clear aim: to dismantle systematic inequality across the world.

Why are young people so optimistic about the future? Are apprenticeships in the UK fit for purpose, what’s the one quality CEOs look for in remote workers and what does the future of work look like? Read this week’s top trends from the world of work.

Policy-makers have a great opportunity to shape the world of work for the better. Here is a list of recommendations for them to consider.

From time-management, communication skills to emotional intelligence. These are the three soft skills that will help you adjust to the post-COVID world of work.

Virtual apprenticeships may be good for acquiring new skills, but they can't always help candidates apply them in practice.

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