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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.
Digital economy: How to win the race of talent acquisitionNovember 15, 2019
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.
What will a GEN Z CEO look like? New #CtheFuture research.September 24, 2019
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:
Think, work and include differentlySeptember 05, 2019
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.
Rethinking workforce investment: tackling the skills gapSeptember 03, 2019
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.
How to attract the talent that your business needsSeptember 03, 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.
What start-up employees can teach us about workAugust 28, 2019
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.
WHY THE CORPORATE WORLD IS TURNING TO ATHLETES TO GROW THEIR BUSINESS. A RESEARCH STUDY BY THE ADECCO GROUP IN COLLABORATION WITH LONGITUDE
ILO Global Commission on the Future of WorkJanuary 22, 2019
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...
The two sides of the same coin: flexibility and securityJanuary 26, 2018
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.
B-WISER: Helping elite athletes find new careers in EuropeJanuary 09, 2018
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.
Unleashing the promise of flexible workingNovember 14, 2017
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.
Is flexible working the new 9-5?November 14, 2017
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
The Adecco Group’s voice to be heard on the Future of WorkAugust 28, 2017
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.
(Millennial) movers & (mid-career) shakersFebruary 15, 2017
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...
Six Signs of Business Leadership PotentialFebruary 13, 2017
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: ...
The Soft Skills Imperative – Human Attitude in the WorkplaceJanuary 24, 2017
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...
Top Job-Search Tip: Hunt or be HuntedJanuary 22, 2017
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...
How Are Micro-Entrepreneurs Like Big-League Ballplayers?January 22, 2017
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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