Skills

The New Talent Code Unlocking Talent Potential

People are the focal point for all successful organisations and skills are looking to be the new currency as we navigate into the new world of work. How do we understand skills at the same basic level that we would understand our emails? How can you understand the current state of your talent infrastructure and comprehend where we need to get to?

Skills, the Labour Market and Taxonomies

Within this episode, Anthony Horne, Sales Director at Emsi Burning Glass talks to host Patrick Burns about the future of work from a data perspective, looking at labour markets.

Anthony discusses how jobs are changing and evolving and how different skills have been accelerated and demanded.

He also suggests that data should be far more useable and accessible so that trends from the past labour market can point us toward predictions for future data.

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.