As per statistics, organizations across the globe annually spend an average of $359 billionon the training and development of their workforce.
The need for employee upskilling is on the rise, thanks to the rising adoption of automation, AI, and other emerging technologies.
The software development field is reeling under a set of juxtapositions:
When an establishment remains mindful about hiring people from all walks of life, they're known to be practicing diversity hiring. The aim is to create a balanced society within the workplace such that it becomes a melting pot of culture.
The Digital Era is upon us. Due to the ongoing pandemic, several enterprises have gone "digital" overnight. Remote working has become more mainstream. Customer expectations are constantly changing, leading to a skills gap within organizations. As per research by the World Economic Forum,
Women at work make up almost half of the global workforce; however, only 28% of them represent the IT industry (according to a recent Gartner report).
In 2021, 87% of the employers are willing to give more flexibility to their employees. And while 23% expect the office to be the primary area of work, 72% expect a hybrid work model. This was revealed in a recent University of Chicago study.
Attending HR conferences is a great way to broaden your understanding, learn the new ticks that keep the HR world turning, and network. They often deep-dive into specific topics and discussion areas, so more often than not, you’ll go back with actionable insights and practices that all can follow. Moreover, with the world shifting to online in 2020 and beyond, these conferences are more accessible than ever.
When you speak to the customer in their language, you ensure a few things: familiarity, relatability, and trust. Attributes that ensure you form a connection with your audience; attributes that land sales.
We’ve created a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Calendar for 2021 that you should keep handy for the year to come. This list doesn’t just cover 2021 US Holidays, but holidays and celebrations from all over the world. Let’s get right into it!
In an interview, Bill Gates said “The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people.” The strategy, he expounded in the same interview, was one of picking ‘elite’ talent; talent that had the intelligence to take on challenges and understanding what needs to be done.