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Future proof your Workforce

Posted by denise on 6 May 2014 | 0 Comments

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Over the next few years companies will start to experience a steady flow of retirees leaving the workforce.  They are also finding that the millennial workforce does not have the same values around loyalty and longevity of employment with their employer.  A Future Workforce study in 2012 showed that 91% of people born between 1977 and 1997 said they anticipated staying in a job for less than three years.  This then raises a question around how a company can future proof their workforce for further growth.  Recent research by Randstad highlighted  that 64% of companies expressed concern over gaps in their leadership pipeline. 

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2060 : The Future of Work

Posted by Denise on 19 June 2011 | 0 Comments

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"It's life Jim, but not as we know it"...

Recently I took part in a ‘Frame the Future’ workshop run by Nelson City Council (NCC) about what the region in which I live, Nelson/Tasman in New Zealand, would look like in 2060.  It was interesting, and challenging, to try and step into the shoes of people who would be living and working here.  A range of vision statements started to emerge; ‘big city opportunities with small village values’, ‘seamless living between work and personal’, ‘a people  and environment centered community’.  Common, themes  of self-reliance, culture, environmental impact, recreation and equity emerged.

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