Limited use of data to inform, optimise and measure impact of learning strategies. Business leaders and employees call for improved use of data and insight in learning and development to fix skills gaps and drive cultures of learnability.
Published: 22 September 2019
1.6 million1 (28 percent) UK businesses plan to hire temporary or contract staff in the next twelve months, as digitalisation and a lack of available talent creates critical skills gaps in the workplace. Technology is reshaping businesses; two in five UK organisations (38 percent) consider digitalisation to be the main evolving force in the workplace today.
Published: 15 November 2018
According to a new report only 16 percent of sales leaders believe that they have the talent they need to succeed in the future. However, even with talent concerns widespread, strategies for identifying, recruiting, retaining, and enabling sales talent has remained stagnant.
Published: 20 September 2018
In an environment plagued by skills shortages, finding and retaining talent remains the biggest HR challenge in 2018: half (51 percent) of HR managers say they struggle to find people with the right skills to do the job, according to a new survey. Adding to the pressure is an awareness that hiring the wrong external candidate now costs in the region of £17,000*.
Published: 7 September 2018
Businesses are increasingly becoming more strategic around how they attract, engage and retain top talent. And while client initiatives differ depending on individual business needs, there is one common theme: a greater emphasis on organisations ‘growing their own’ skilled workforces.
Published: 1 November 2017
The proportion of the current advertising and marketing workforce in London that has migrated here from abroad in the last 12 months is three times higher than the corresponding figure in New York; and also higher than in Paris and Amsterdam. More than a third of this talent comes from within the EU, with many others arriving from the United States and Australia.
Published: 24 October 2017
The public sector has been decimated following the controversial IR35 tax reforms that came into effect earlier this year. 76 percent of departments have lost highly skilled contractors and 71 percent of projects have been delayed or cancelled. Comment Dave Chaplin, CEO and founder of ContractorCalculator.
Published: 5 September 2017
Alignment with business strategy and use of mobile technologies key to unlocking true potential of talent acquisition. A new global study commissioned by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry reveals the missed opportunity for companies that fail to strategically link talent acquisition with business strategy. Comment Jan Mueller, managing director, talent acquisition solutions, EMEA, Korn Ferry, Futurestep.
Published: 14 March 2017
New research shows wider benefits are key in attracting and retaining talent, but management has a challenge in capitalising on this opportunity. Comment from Phil Ainsley, Equiniti’s Managing Director of Employee Services.
Published: 6 February 2017
Talent leaving employers in tech time warp
Published: 17 October 2016