Skills

How Stereotyping Bias Makes You Miss Out on Talent

When I got my very first tattoo I was beyond excited about it. My parents did warn me and said that it’s likely a lot of people will perceive me as not professional or as someone who cannot be taken seriously. “How absurd and ridiculous is this” was what I thought back then. Until I started to look for a job and ended up in many situations where I felt like I needed to hide who I am, including my tattoos. All to be accepted by someone else… 

The future of work is here. How will your manufacturing company keep up?

The future of work is here. How will your manufacturing company keep up?

Whether you realise it or not, your manufacturing company is now a tech company.

It doesn’t matter if you manufacture cars, electronics, consumables, chemicals or metals - if you haven’t already adopted and embraced the mindset of a tech company, you risk being left behind by your competitors.

4 Reasons Why Creating A Diverse Team Should Be Your Priority

Technological advances have increased the pace at which products are brought to market and shortened their life cycles. As a result, companies are now more than ever forced to remain flexible and competitive and are thus more inclined to form work teams, rather than assigning tasks to individuals (LePine, 2003). How to compose an effective team therefore becomes a primary concern for companies while they’re hiring new employees. There is a common myth among hiring managers – the thought that they need to (only & solely) hire the best candidates.  

The Journey of Business Transformation starts with Leadership Inspiration

Let’s face it…most so called “Leaders” don’t really lead at all – they simply tell people what to do. Here’s a thought, what if you stopped telling and started inspiring.

The fact is without inspiration you can never truly achieve business or people transformation.  Inspiration is the driving force behind any true transformation, so ask yourself this, “Why am I inspired to transform my business, people, and my leadership?”  If the answer is, I don’t know, dig a little deeper.

Ask yourself 3 powerful questions:

The Employee Experience (EX) Series: Internal Mobility

By Julie Kuepers (Senior Digital Content Strategist at Click Boarding)

An anomaly of monumental proportions

Long before COVID, business leaders and HR teams embraced the concept of internal mobility, particularly in larger organizations. Orchestrated correctly, an internal mobility strategy offers employers a way to encourage an employee’s growth and development within the company while significantly increasing the talent pool for the organization. That’s in a “normal” world.

Connecting the Right Skills With the Right Roles - How AI Helps Companies Meet Today’s Top Hiring Challenges

Nearly two years into a global pandemic, the world faces an unprecedented set of hiring challenges.

Skills gaps loom large, leading to significant shortages of qualified job-seekers in a number of industries.

Workers are switching jobs in record numbers in order to find work that aligns both with their personal values and their desired career trajectories.

Artificial intelligence offers solutions to many of these problems.

Find in this white paper:

Future-proof your organization

Recent experiences have taught us the value of knowing what skills reside within the organization, how demand for skills can swiftly shift with the market, and the value of deploying or developing existing employees to meet changing needs.

By knowing how work will change and the impact on skills demand, organizations can reskill or upskill their people to future-proof their workforces.