Future Skills 2020 and the Implications for Professional Development

The Bamboo Project Blog

Cross-cultural Competency --ability to operate in different cultural settings. . It may be that all workers will have to develop reasonable competency in each of these areas, but there will also be a need for workers who are super-skilled in only one or two of the skill areas.

Why Technology Alone Will Not Solve Poor Collaboration


According to the Oxford Economics study, “ Leaders 2020: The Next-Generation Executive ,” sponsored by SAP, approximately half of workers believe mid-management (48%) and senior management (58%) are proficiently facilitating internal collaboration.

Embrace Digital Transformation With Change


According to Oxford Economics’ Workforce 2020 research sponsored by SAP, the labor supply is becoming globalized. In 2020, 40% of the global workforce is expected to be freelance. In 2020, there will be five generations working together.

Work Smarter, Not Harder: The Future Of The Agile Workforce


And it pays to be a digital leader, as we learned in the recent Leaders 2020 research conducted by Oxford Economics and supported by SAP. An agile workforce is flexible, collaborative, innovative, information-forward, and competent, and comes to work with a growth mindset.

8 Important Things You Must Learn From Millennials

SAP Innovation

Have employees compete in “missions” for badges and points by viewing videos, completing quizzes, or uploading their own submissions to qualify for prizes or gain time to work on innovative ideas. Millennials are the last generation with a front-row seat to the change from analog to digital.

U.S. Triathletes Take Silver, Look to Tokyo in Today’s #UltimateTeamMoment

Ultimate Software

Building off the momentum of its strong performance in Hamburg, the confident team now sets its sights on Tokyo and the triathlon mixed relay’s 2020 Olympic debut. Triathlon mixed relay will make its Olympic debut in 2020 in Tokyo. Getting to compete with men and women was a kick.

Why Job Hopping is the New Career Ladder [Infographic]

Cornerstone On Demand

The Institute for the Future (IFTF) evaluated big drivers of change across industries, including new media and global connectivity, to determine what core work skills will be necessary to compete in the workplace of 2020.

Q&A With Ray Wang: What Digital Transformation Means For HR


You want balance on the team in order to achieve this level of competency. We’re just at the beginning of the chaos and the craziness of what will happen when we connect 75 or 80 billion devices by 2020. We’ll be seeing almost three billion people on social networks by 2020.

DROP Everything: Pariveda Is Sharing Its Employee Development Secrets


Consider this: 66% of Millennials expect to leave their organization by 2020, according to Glassdoor. It then combines that with the art of staying on what’s called the learning edge – that is, an individual’s comfort level in between being competent in a task and feeling overwhelmed by it. While employee retention will always be a high priority for HR leaders, it seems today’s trends are moving it to the top of the list.

The AI Gold Rush: Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning


2020: Augment existing jobs and transition to jobs that have yet to be created. Gartner predicts that by 2020, artificial intelligence will create more jobs than it eliminates. The year 2020 will be a pivotal moment of mainstream AI usage. We are on the verge of the AI gold rush.

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The Future in Focus

HRO Today

Collaboration with oustourcing partners will be ubiquitous in 2020 as in-house expertise gives way to external specialisation—and the need to devote more internal resources and focus to the enterprise’s current and planned core competencies as well as long-term fiscal aspirations.

Facebook Unveils New Career-Development Portal


with digital skills by 2020. It’s aimed at people hoping to re-enter the workforce after a period of absence as well as those wishing to acquire skills that will help them compete for entry-level jobs in the digital economy, says Fatima Saliu, Facebook’s head of policy marketing.


China Gorman

Skills shortages in 2020 will rise to an entirely new level. The Institute for the Future ’s Future Work Skills 2020 highlights recent research that predicts the kinds of skills for which we’ll be recruiting in 2020 (which is only 6 and-a-half years away). Cross-cultural Competency: ability to operate in different cultural settings. I’m traveling this week and am sharing one of my most popular posts from 2013. Might be worth a re-visit!

Experts Address Myths and Truths About the Battle for Talent


How can companies from startups to big enterprises compete for talent with the likes of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google—collectively known as the successful FANG stocks?

Cultivating Emotional Intelligence


And according to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report , it will be one of the top 10 job skills in 2020. To do so, you’ll have to develop Emotional & Social Intelligence Leadership Competencies in four main areas.

Certified Nurses Are in Demand


Georgetown Center of Education and the Workforce projects that by 2020 there will be a shortage of about 200,000 nursing professionals. 2020 is just two years away, not sometime far off in the future.

How to Beat the Gig Economy for the Best Hires

ATD Human Capital

At least one study expects freelancers to become 40 percent of the workforce by 2020. So, how can you stay ahead of this trend and compete with the gig economy? Compete Where Contractors Can’t.

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15 New Roles for the Future of Human Resources


As we approach 2020 at a fast pace, new emerging roles seem to be redefining the way the HR function is perceived, opening the door to business opportunities that create further competitive advantage and differentiation between organisations on the global and local stage.

SHRM Response: Careerminds HR Programs and Services Can Be a Solution


Some of the features the program includes are the following: 360 feedback on 20 Core Leadership Competencies. A customized development plan to address developmental core competencies.

Are You Ready for True Workforce Fluidity?

Ultimate Software

Provisional or non-permanent workers—such as independent contractors, temporary employees, freelancers, and other contingent workers—are expected to make up 40% of the workforce by 2020.

What You Need to Know About HR Outsourcing

Get Hppy

billion by 2020 , the concept of outsourcing your company’s HR functionality is a popular and worthwhile idea. have already embraced the cloud , and with that number expected to increase more than twofold by 2020, the technology has grown too big to ignore any longer.

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HR Supercharged: How Modern Tech is Changing Work

ClearCompany HRM

However, it is now estimated that over half of enterprises will rely on cloud-based or hybrid platforms for HR by 2020. It is now estimated that over half of enterprises will rely on cloud-based or hybrid platforms for #HR by 2020. These employers can define top performers in their organizations and use those metrics and competencies to identify candidates who are similar. Recently, we evaluated the findings of Bersin by Deloitte’s High-Impact HR research.

How to Improve Employee Retention Among Millennials with Career Pathing


expect to leave their current positions and companies by 2020, boosting employee retention is every employer’s dream. How to Improve Employee Retention Among Millennials with Career Pathing.

The Next Generation Workforce: Full-Time and Contract Employees


The Intuit 2020 Report estimates that more than 40% of America’s 60 million person workforce will be independent workers (freelancers, contractors, and temporary employees) by 2020. Meet the Supertemp : an accomplished manager or professional (i.e.,

How To Develop an Employer Brand With Soul

HR Soul

According to Deloitte’s 2016 Millennial Survey, 66% of millennials plan to leave their organizations by 2020. Your employer brand sets your company apart from others competing for the same talent, and it may convince candidates that your company is the place for them.

Skillfully thinking about 2018


Will a team member with intermediate competency suffice? Combining a self-assessment on a five-point scale with a company assessment done by a manager or another team member with insights into an individual's competencies will give you sufficient data to rate skill levels.

How to Future-Proof Your Organization in 2018

Cornerstone On Demand

A study by Intuit predicts that by 2020, 40 percent of American workers will be independent contractors. Create a tangible path forward with specific competencies and skill sets they can learn. Reprinted from ERE Media ( www.ere.net ). What does the future of hiring look like at my organization? Who should we be hiring to set ourselves up for long-term success? How are we helping talent get from where they are now to where they want to be?

Our Shaky Millennial Education Foundation

China Gorman

but Millennials are estimated to make up 50% of the employee population by 2020 and will shape the economic, political and social landscape for years to come (so their skills are important, to say the least).

2019 L&D Industry Overview: Businesses Step Up Investments in Training Platforms


This is predicted to result in a notable LMS market share growth of more than 65% by 2020. Moreover, having highly-competent employees also means avoiding unwanted inefficiencies that can disrupt your business and lead to a loss of profits.

Cloud HR Software is Now Changing the Workplace


Cloud HR software levels the playing field by allowing small companies to compete with big corporations by staying ahead of technology trends — adapting to changes and adopting new solutions as they move forward. #9

15 Vital Recruiting Facts Every Hiring Manager Must Know


Hiring managers have to sort through pools of under-qualified candidates to find top talent, compete with other companies to attract them, and deal with mountains of administrative work (e.g., Two-thirds of millennial employees plan to leave their current position for a new job by 2020.

Get Your Employee Experience Right (And Your CX Will Follow)

Digital HR Tech

More than two-thirds of marketers responsible say their companies compete mostly on the basis of CX, according to a Gartner survey. CX will surpass price and product as the key brand differentiator by 2020, according to a Walker study.

Are Small And Midsize Businesses Ready For A Digital Workforce?


The Oxford Economics survey shows that employees need more support and training to bring them up to the level of digital proficiency that is needed to compete in today’s ever-evolving, fast-paced marketplace. Part 8 of the “ Leading Through Digital Transformation ” series.

The HR Connection To Small And Midsize Business Digital Success


No matter a company’s size, everyone in the business must believe in the approach, view leadership as competent partners, and visualize the benefits of the digital strategy. Part 12 of the “ Leading Through Digital Transformation ” series.

5 Things to Know About Generation Z


Generation Z will account for about one-third of the population by 2020, making it critical for organizations to begin understanding them now. Where the Millennial generation believes in the Power of Pods and teamwork, Generation Z prefers to work independently and will compete with peers to maintain and advance their careers. Just when we think we’re starting to get a handle on the Millennials, Generation Z comes careening into the workforce.