Given the current uncertainty in which we are living, employees need to be especially aware of what skills are most highly valued not least because recruiters are increasingly looking for skills over experience. Thom Dennis, CEO of Serenity in Leadership, delves into what are the ten most prized skills in the workplace right now.
Published: 30 August 2023
How can employers make the most of their internal opportunities? Many are looking toward internal opportunity marketplaces, skills-based assignments, or short term “gigs”. Unlike relying on personal connections or private conversations with managers, these methods aim to mitigate the pitfalls of traditional internal career exploration that has mostly relied on bias or favouritism.
Published: 2 August 2023
When it come to the critical steps to building an agile and resilient workforce and unlocking the future potential, along with innovation, decision-making, speed-to-action and finding the right balance between testing business reach and maintaining core values has never been more important in the present workplace. On the 8th December HRD will be holding its next roundtable debate to discuss, digest and come up with solutions to these key issues.
Published: 22 November 2022
New survey by Remote to over 500 UK employers reveals the cities and industries most hit by the Great Resignation and the most in-demand skills on the market
Published: 5 October 2022
A new report brings employers practical insights on why and how to embed essential skills into their businesses. It draws on years of research by professionals and academics as well as practical experience, with case studies from a range of employers such as PwC and HS2 that have leveraged a structured approach to skills in order to boost their recruitment, learning & development and outreach or CSR.
Published: 25 September 2022
Leader in workforce solutions and specialist recruitment, Hays, has revealed that as skills shortages bite – four-fifths (80%) of employers would consider hiring staff based on their aptitude with the intention of upskilling them.
Published: 4 August 2022
Nearly half (47%) of employees don’t see a clear path to progression, according to new research.
Published: 17 July 2022
88% of HR and talent managers have screened candidates out of their hiring process because of a lack of experience, yet 67% say selecting for experience reduces the size and diversity of their talent pool, further exacerbating the skills crisis.
Published: 5 May 2022
The UK is a nation of intro-preneurs, according to new research by Virgin Money. A third (36%) of entrepreneurs surveyed described themselves as being an introvert, compared to just 15% who said they are an all-out extrovert.
Published: 10 December 2021
A new research by the analytics automation company Alteryx, has today revealed a core discrepancy between the accelerated pace of digital transformation and the provision of the foundational skills needed to deliver it. Despite workers’ confidence in providing business value through their data skills, the research calls future digital competiveness into question due to stalled digital upskilling in recent months.
Published: 16 October 2021