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How to attract and retain the right talent

According to a recent McKinsey study, over a third of senior leaders cite finding and keeping the right talent as their most significant managerial challenge. Whilst business leaders know that talent is valuable and scarce, 82 percent of businesses don’t believe they recruit highly talented people, and for those who do, only 7 percent believe they can retain them. Shifting talent requirements Businesses and industries are constantly evolving, which has a clear impact on the type of skills required. Whilst ten years ago businesses were struggling to find people with global experience, today organisations need more tech-savvy employees who can harness innovation and apply the tools and systems

The untapped potential of employee engagement

Engaged employees are productive employees. They are those who perform at their best and as a result create greater business value, including reduced employee turnover, better customer experience and increased revenue. However, engagement is an outcome, not an input, and requires a consistent approach. Employee engagement is a result of many elements, from a physical work environment, through learning and development to more intangible aspects such as a manager that listens and cares about employee wellbeing. The cost of a disengaged workforce According to the Office of National Statistics employee productivity has now been declining for four consecutive quarters. UK employees are 27 percen

Building a culture of continuous learning

Automation, new employment models, or multi-generational teams are driving businesses to re-imagine their organisational structures and approach to talent management. As the work landscape continues to evolve, embracing learning and development can help to drive employee engagement and business growth. According to The Global Talent Trends 2019 Report, three quarters of HR leaders expect a significant industry disruption over the next three years. The majority of respondents believe that artificial intelligence and automation will replace one in five of their organisation’s jobs by 2022. On the other hand, it is estimated that AI and automation will also create 58 million new jobs. All in al

 

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