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27 November 2019
FAST FACTS ON SUCCESSFUL DIGITAL TALENT PIPELINES
FAST FACTS ON SUCCESSFUL DIGITAL TALENT PIPELINES

The Harvard Business review conducted a global survey of 1,000 business leaders on how companies create successful talent pipelines for the digital transformation. The results show that the most successful businesses adopt a human-centred approach. For example, valuing a person’s transferable skills over their certifications or education. 

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23 November 2019
Fast Facts: Skills Gap in Africa
Fast Facts: Skills Gap in Africa

THE WORLD’S LARGEST YOUNG WORKFORCE The World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates that 15 to 20 million young people will join the African workforce every year for the next two decades! By 2030: under 25s in Africa will make up 60% of the continent’s total population; 15% of the world’s working-age population will be in Africa; […]

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20 November 2019
Fast Facts: Skills Gap in India
Fast Facts: Skills Gap in India

MAJORITY OF INDIA’S YOUNG WORKFORCE ARE UNEMPLOYABLE Did you know that 65-75% of young people entering the Indian workforce are unemployable? CEO of Safeducate, Divya Jain, believes that the solution is to start career counselling from a very young age, as this helps students understand and identify what skills they need to develop. EMPLOYERS DON’T VALUE […]

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19 November 2019
Fast Facts: Skills Gap in China
Fast Facts: Skills Gap in China

LOCAL TALENT SHORTAGE IN CHINA In March 2019, Hays PLC, a global recruiting agency, found that 30% of Chinese companies aren’t confident that they can find local talent to meet their needs. This is an 18% increase from 2018. The Chinese government predicts that by 2020 the country will be short of 3 million industrial-robot […]

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13 November 2019
Fast-Facts: Skills Challenges in Emerging Markets
Fast-Facts: Skills Challenges in Emerging Markets

MERCER REPORT Did you know that although 73% of North American employers are developing businesses in new and emerging markets, many are faced with significant staffing challenges? Below we have compiled a list of fast facts, which gives a vivid picture of how the skills gap is affecting global markets. These facts were taking from […]

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18 October 2019
Fast facts on Green Jobs
Fast facts on Green Jobs

It has been widely reported that green skills are essential to the future of work. But what jobs require such skills? Well, we consulted the net and collected, what we think, to be the most in demand future green jobs:  

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12 October 2019
Fast-facts on business upskilling (Deloitte)
Fast-facts on business upskilling (Deloitte)

Deloitte surveyed 500 businesses in 2019 and asked them how they plan to harness the best of workers to sustain performance. 1. 72% said: “Reskilling employees through experiential learning, gamification and cognitive skills.” 2. 68% said: “New talent strategies to attract, recruit and retain workers with experience in next-generation tech.” 3. 45% said: Internal crowdsourcing, […]

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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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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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3 July 2019
Women in the Workplace
Women in the Workplace

Have you ever wondered about the concrete data behind women in the workplace? How many women are in leadership positions worldwide? What percentage of women work in your profession? Well, Mission: Talent have provided you with some fast facts about women in the workforce just for you! Let us know about your experience or share […]

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