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To tap into everyone's talent, we need to make our labour market more inclusive.

In the digital age, the skills we have traditionally been learning in schools are quickly becoming insufficient. It is time to rethink our approach to learning.

Today's skills gap is becoming too expensive to be brushed aside. In search of innovative solutions some companies have decided to train their own talent instead of hiring it.

We asked 5,000 ambitious Gen-Z’ers who are on a leadership track, what they believe the future of the C-suite looks like. Here’s what they said:

Future skills, integration of the senior workforce and alternative forms of work are the key success factors to ensure the sustainable competitiveness of the labor market in Switzerland according to our latest study.

To stay relevant in a labour market that is and will be disrupted by technology, workers must continuously develop their capabilities. We have identified three alternative models to help companies rethink how they invest in re/upskilling and how they treat it during the accounting process.

From fluid working to no boss, this is your guide to the five trends shaping the way we work in 2019.

Is the person with the skills your firm needs already an employee? Can your staff gain those skills? Is outside recruitment the only option? Here’s how to work it out.

First hires in fast-growing, innovative start-ups have unique attributes that can help larger organisations evolve and prosper in the uncertain future of work. Here are 5 best practices from start-up employees you should apply to your own role today.


On January 22 2019, the ILO published the Final Report of its Global Commission on the Future of Work. Alain Dehaze, CEO of the Adecco Group, was one of 28 Commissioners that worked towards this Report, under co-chairmanship of Stefan Löfven and Cyril Ramapho...


It is not always easy to keep your balance when everything is changing around you. But that is the task facing governments, businesses and individuals given the relentless change of the fourth industrial age.

Employers need to be more flexible to help elite athletes make the transition from sport to the world of work, according to initial findings from the EU’s B-WISER project, which seeks to optimise the employability and employment of active and former elite athletes.

The gig economy is offering a highly-attractive career and lifestyle pathway for more and more workers, according to global research by the Adecco Group and LinkedIn. But big hurdles at policy level remain.

Governments, society and companies must support the growing number of people embracing flexible working in the gig economy: a post by the Adecco Group's CEO Alain Dehaze

How the Global Apprenticeship Network continues to create Jobs for Youth and Skills for Companies

Ageing societies, skills shortages and the encroachment of robots and artificial intelligence are just three of the massive challenges facing the workforce of the future.

Global Sports & Inclusion Day

How countries are making a difference

To radically change regulation and education.

The labour market integration of refugees.

And how we can solve it together.

Deconstructing the future of work.

What do entry-level and mid-career professionals have in common? All can make better contributions—and gain greater rewards—in today’s workplace by focusing on soft skills development. For Millennials, those skills mesh seamlessly with thei...

Every organization employs formal and informal leaders and role models. But as automation and digitization transform the way we do business, leadership characteristics are evolving, too. In today’s workplace, leaders are those who show an aptitude for: ...

As tasks are automated and job roles and responsibilities evolve, human qualities are the new essential for the workforce and the workplace.   We’ve looked into why certain people – and certain groups of people – tend to be more successful th...

According to a LinkedIn survey of 291 hiring managers in the United States, 59 percent said soft skills are “difficult” to find in job applicants. That’s not just an inconvenience: 58 percent said candidates’ soft skills deficiencies are restricting pr...

What do Guatemalan women engaged in entrepreneurship training have in common with the Chicago Cubs, Major League Baseball’s 2016 World Series champions?   Both groups have scored success thanks in part to soft skills awareness and development. ...

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We need a new social contract for work in the 21st century.

A changing, diverse world of work is creating exciting opportunities for all. How can we make all forms of work sustainable and secure for individuals and business alike?

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GTC Index

Entrepreneurial Talent and Global Competitiveness

The GTCI is an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability of 125 countries and 114 cities to grow, attract and retain talent.

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