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4 October 2019
FAST FACTS ON MILLENIALS
FAST FACTS ON MILLENIALS

30% of millennials surveyed by Deloitte believe that the employer is responsible for upskilling the workforce. 28% of which, state lack of learning/development opportunities as one of the most common reasons to quit their jobs in 2 years. Millennials, on the whole, are not loyal. According to Deloitte, 49% have stated that – given the […]

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2 October 2019
MISSION TALENT – MASS UNIQUENESS: A GLOBAL CHALLENGE FOR ONE BILLION WORKERS
MISSION TALENT – MASS UNIQUENESS: A GLOBAL CHALLENGE FOR ONE BILLION WORKERS

We are so excited to announce that the research that our partner BCG have conducted was launched on the 13th September 2019! The report called “Mission Talent – Mass Uniqueness: A Global Challenge for One Billion Workers” was presented at the WorldSkills Conference 2019 in Kazan, and tries to find solutions and share best practices […]

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1 October 2019
Mission: Talent Leadership Members debated how to nurture future skills at the WorldSkills Kazan Conference
Mission: Talent Leadership Members debated how to nurture future skills at the WorldSkills Kazan Conference

During the WorldSkills Conference, Mission: Talent Leadership Board members debated TVET skills in the future labour market at the WorldSkills Kazan Conference in August. SKILLS MISMATCH RATHER THAN SKILLS GAP According to Anton Stepanenko, Senior Partner at BCG Russia, the talent deficit does not mean that the talent does not exist. In fact, it is […]

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30 September 2019
Check out our Navigator!
Check out our Navigator!

Here, at Mission: Talent, we are passionate about discovering solutions to the growing skills gap problem that is affecting billions of people around the world. That is why, were are proud to announce the launch of our new Navigator! A page on our website where you can access all expert opinions and case studies from […]

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30 September 2019
WorldSkills launches the Kazan Declaration
WorldSkills launches the Kazan Declaration

During the 45th WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, WorldSkills presented the Kazan Declaration, which was signed by experts and delegates. The declaration is a global pledge to enable all people to receive the necessary skills – cognitive, social, cultural, green, and digital – to secure a promising and sustainable professional future. This is a huge milestone, […]

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30 September 2019
Fast Facts on Entrepreneurs
Fast Facts on Entrepreneurs

Technological advancements and remote / flexible working, have given rise to freelancers and gig economy. With this increased reliance on self-employment, what does entrepreneurship look like in the industrial revolution 4.0? Here’s a brief outlook on current entrepreneurial trends derived from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM Global). FAST FACTS ON ENTREPRENEURIAL TRENDS There are 7 […]

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24 September 2019
ILO on Green Jobs
ILO on Green Jobs

Following our post – ‘Fast Facts on Green Jobs’ – we found that the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have done extensive research on green skills. Here’s a brief look at some of that research. ILO and CEDEFOP In 2011, ILO and Cedefop’s review of 21 countries found a significant skills gap in green sector jobs. […]

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23 September 2019
Advice on flexible working for employers
Advice on flexible working for employers

Executive Skills Coach and Corporate Consultant Kush Shukla believes that flexible working is a growing trend that will become commonplace in the future workforce. Having spoken to the Mission: Talent team he wanted to share his advice with others! Have a read here of the piece Kush wrote for the HRDirector and tell us what […]

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23 September 2019
Human-centric approach as a solution to the gender gap
Human-centric approach as a solution to the gender gap

Rosatom’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Tatyana Terentyeva, spoke to Leaders League about what it is like to be a woman in a leadership position in a male-dominated industry. To her, what is most important is for companies to take a human-centric approach in order to enable everyone and anyone’s hidden talents to blossom. She attributes […]

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29 August 2019
Our partner ROSATOM shares best practice ideas in Paris
Our partner ROSATOM shares best practice ideas in Paris

Mr Alexey Likhachev CEO of Rosatom, writing in Les Echos, states the skills gap is as big of a threat to human life as climate change. He believes that to create a truly worldwide solution to the problem, world leaders need to create a global Committee specifically focused on bridging the gap. Read the whole […]

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