Every year for 25 years I’ve tried to write Predictions for the year ahead. And this year, like none before, I think it’s time for something big. As you will read about in this newest report, we are entering a year which may redefine almost everything. Not to be dramatic, but when was ... Read more»
The $330 billion corporate training market is enormous, fragmented, and complex. For years it was dominated by Learning Management Systems (LMS) and content providers, each pioneered in the early 2000s. These systems served well, but the needs of employees and organizations moved ahead.
Today companies want not only a place to find and administer learning, ... Read more»
Dashing Thru Europe: Skills vs. Competencies, Recruiting, Inflation, And The King & Queen of The Netherlands
In this podcast I describe my two-week tour through Northern Europe: Sweden with Workday and Spotify, UK book tour with banks, publishers, and media companies; and The Future of Work Symposium hosted by the King and Queen of The Netherlands. Issues with skills, recruiting, inflation, diversity, and the role of HR and employers in the ... Read more»
Everyone keeps talking about the economy these days. Interest rates are rising, inflation feels out of control, and there’s a hint of recession in the air. Yet job growth remains strong and unemployment is low. What’s really going on?
After years of study and hundreds of conversations with business leaders, I’ve come to a ... Read more»
Just released. New Research on Designing Jobs for the Future of Work.
Every day there’s another roadblock to growth. Inflation at nearly 8%, a war in Eastern Europe, more jobs than we have people, and employees leaving companies in droves.
Today we’re introducing one of the most exciting projects I’ve worked on in my career: the Global Workforce Intelligence (GWI) Project. This is a massive initiative we started over the last year to understand the new jobs roles, skills, and career pathways in every major industry around the world.
It’s a big project, and ... Read more»
We’ve entered a new world of work. Jobs, skills, and organizations are changing faster than ever. And it’s all because of what we call “Industry Reinvention.”
If you want to learn all about how jobs, organizations, and skills are changing, join our Global Workforce Intelligence project. In this podcast I explain what’s going on and ... Read more»
Over the last few months, we’ve spent a lot of time helping companies build their end-to-end skills strategy. And it’s not as easy as it looks.
In this article, I’d like to share a few of the things we’ve discovered.
1/ Skills Strategy is Not A New Topic
Many companies think that building a “skills-based ... Read more»
In this podcast, I discuss the biggest talent issue of the year: the tremendous need for people. As the unemployment rate plummets and it becomes harder to hire, we have to ask ourselves “why is this happening” and “what can we do differently?” The answer is not just raising wages and improving employee experience: there’s ... Read more»
After many years studying the topics of corporate training, recruiting, mobility, and succession, we’re finally seeing the future of jobs and skills. And in this podcast, I try to summarize what’s going on.
In this longer podcast, I walk through everything we’ve learned about skills taxonomies, job architectures, and the new world of hybrid work. And to really get your attention I explain why the Apple Genius Bar is a genius idea, which builds on all that’s going on in the world of skills and jobs.
We are ... Read more»
As every company struggles to better hire and reskill its employees, the number one challenge is data. What skills do we have? What skills do we need? And what skills are in the outside job market and how do we find them?
This problem, which is Galaxial in scope, is on the minds of lots ... Read more»
In this podcast I talk about the big changes coming from the pandemic recovery, which I call The Calm Before The Storm. And it’s a lot more than Hybrid Work.
- The rapid economic growth and stormy, disrupted labor market
- The financial storm and likely change in financial, asset, crypto, and digital currencies
- The US
One of the hottest markets in HR Tech is the market for what I call “SkillsTech,” tools that help categorize, assess, manage, and improve skills at work. It’s a massive space, and this week I produced a podcast to help you figure it out.
To clarify what this is all about, let me remind you ... Read more»