Talent [R]evolution

Sourcing Talent in the Digital Age

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Open talent, or an open-source approach to HR strategy

open talent

Reading Time: 6 minutes According to a Gallup Survey, a breathtaking 94% of workers want to go remote. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a door opened for a new way of operating. Workers got a chance to explore alternative options and re-design their working lives. Like open-source software, workplace relations were opened to inspection with the possibility to be improved […]

How can telecom tackle the ageing workforce?

ageing workforce

Reading Time: 5 minutes At this year’s TM Forum’s Digital Transformation World event in Copenhagen, Keri Gilder, CEO of Colt Technology Services, made a sobering observation. Casting her eyes around the auditorium at the Bella Centre, she said, “Just look around – we’re facing a retirement cliff in our industry…the great resignation is upon us.” Undoubtedly, the ageing workforce […]

The rise of the high-value freelancer in the new work order

New work order

Reading Time: 7 minutes The rapid evolution of digital technologies in an era of global crises has transformed the fabric of the working world. Conventional wisdom has been on its head and workers are shunning traditional career paths in favour of a new work order: the rise of the high-value freelancer.  Professionals are increasingly prioritising project attractiveness, flexibility and […]

In fibre commercial talent is in short supply – here’s the solution

fibre commercial

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last year the European Commission unveiled its plan to connect every European household to a Gigabit network by 2030. Dubbed the Digital Compass, this programme will pump an unprecedented amount of money into fibre buildout in the European Union. However, you can’t just build a fibre network; you have to sell it. That’s why when […]

Insights into how an effective interim manager operates

Interim Manager

Reading Time: 5 minutes A management shakeup can be a seismic event for any organisation. It can signal a major shift in company culture, objectives, and operations, never mind the trigger for a lengthy recruitment process. Meanwhile, the proverbial ship can’t be without its captain, so securing a competent, agile interim manager is essential. Finding these individuals can be […]

From capitalism to talentism in the Information Age

talentism war for talent

Reading Time: 7 minutes In the past, growth has always been linked to capital. When governments collaborated with businesses to stimulate the economy, they looked for new ways to unleash capital. Thus, we have the economic system we live in now: capitalism. But, arguably, we are moving into a new epoch. Now, talent is calling the shots. This new […]

Why daily dopamine is an Agile Leader’s greatest asset

agile mindset

Reading Time: 6 minutes In a previous article, I discussed the importance of the “happiness hormones,” endorphins, in Agile coaching. Driving the adoption of Agile rituals requires discipline and dynamism, and to maintain these states, we need a reward system. Rewards aren’t only results; they’re also the emotional impact of reaching those goals. That’s why, as an Agile Leader, […]

Is a hybrid cloud strategy right for your organisation?

Hybrid cloud data centre

Reading Time: 6 minutes There’s no shadow of a doubt that digitization is crucial to gaining a competitive edge in today’s business environment. The ability to navigate disruption is defined by the agility with which an organisation handles its data, and as such, the architecture within which it is processed. In many cases, a hybrid cloud strategy provides the […]

Next-generation tools for on-demand talent sourcing

On-demand talent sourcing

Reading Time: 6 minutes There is no doubt that the global pandemic completely transformed the way we work. Now, as we emerge from the worst of the crisis, it’s very apparent that the tides of change are here to stay. According to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics in the United States, 4.3 million people quit their […]

7 reasons you should hire freelancers to prepare for the future of work

Future of work trends 2022

Reading Time: 6 minutes Sourcing the right talent, in the right place, at the right time has become crucial to success in today’s business landscape. In the context of a constantly evolving technological environment, demographic changes, and an unpredictable economy, companies need to adapt – not least as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on. In light of these conditions, the […]