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Why hard skills are critical to digital business

hard skills

The contemporary job market is more tech-driven than ever – and subsequently, more competitive. Currently, the demand for hard skills in the digital space is outstripping supply. According to a recent study conducted by McKinsey, 70% of European executives believe they’ll have to retrain or replace more than a quarter of their workforce within five […]

Transforming people management in the digital era

people management

Digital technology has been a powerful force of change in every sector; just look at how Uber reshaped the global transportation industry in less than a decade. Today, this change is only accelerating, and although markets transform rapidly, it can take organisations far longer to adapt. To stay relevant, organisations need to develop new approaches […]

People analytics: how machine learning can improve it

people analytics

What do we mean when we talk about people analytics? People analytics is the way HR departments can use various techniques to create models of behaviour and statistics that work to refine and enhance life at work for employees. This involves both improving productivity and benefits that affect the employer but it also works to […]

5 steps to mapping an effective customer journey

customer journey

What is the customer journey? The customer journey is the entirety of experience a customer has with your brand. It lays out a detailed map of how a customer begins and ends their interaction with you. The customer journey does not look at how only one part of the transaction works. Instead, it looks at […]

The rising value of emotional intelligence in coaching skills

coaching skills

In the corporate field, coaching skills are widely recognised as one of the most important aspects of effective leadership and people management. However, this skill set isn’t something that you either have or you don’t; there is always time to develop and improve useful skills. In fact, coaching as a methodological concept has a history […]

Have you got the discipline to work from home?

work from home

The work from home lifestyle is an aspiration for many professionals. With a wealth of advantages, including minimal commutes, maximum mobility and the freedom to manage your own time, many people are exiting the office and opting for a more flexible working environment. Now, thanks to a dearth of technology and free tools, staying in […]

How strategic talent mapping helps your business grow

talent mapping

What is talent mapping? Talent mapping is an analytical framework that companies use to assess their recruitment needs. It can be used to decide when, how and why to recruit at a given moment in a business’s future. Talent mapping outlines an individual’s capabilities and combines them with gaps in a recruiter’s needs. It is […]

An in-depth guide to the IT skills that drive digital transformation

IT Skills

The concept of digital transformation has been on everyone’s lips and has already propelled many companies towards success. However, many still hesitate as to what exactly is needed to transform a company to make it relevant in the digital era. The Outvise team has undertaken an in-depth analysis of this and found out two things: […]

Do you have the right balance of hard and soft skills?

hard and soft skills

Business and recruitment experts frequently discuss the concept of hard and soft skills, yet they rarely nail down their definition. In brief, hard skills are quantifiable abilities or technical skills appropriate to the position. For instance, a developer’s hard skills are programming languages and data structures. Generally, people can acquire these skills in classroom environments. […]

Here’s why outside influence is crucial to cultivating digital skills

digital skills

Executives are all too aware of the importance of a workforce with up-to-date digital skills. In the age of social media, artificial intelligence and perpetually growing customer expectations, it’s more important than ever that employees have an agile, adaptable digital skillset in the expanding information economy. Today, baseline digital skills – such as an understanding […]