You have likely heard it before: The world of work is changing — and at breakneck speed. The workforce is in a constant state of disruption, compounded by a record-low unemployment rate and low levels of employee engagement.
New Horizons Worldwide, parent company of the New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, has identified Australia as a significant growth opportunity and is investing heavily. New Horizons is currently exploring a new partnership in Australia.
Self-motivated learners. Retirement horizons. Promoting a high-performance learning culture throughout your organization. The challenges of upskilling a workforce to meet current and future needs are ongoing and global.
Workforce shifts are leaving organizations with a sizeable knowledge and skills gap and the dual challenge of retaining millennial employees and transferring boomer knowledge before they retire.
Leadership development coaches and trainers are failing the people they are hired to serve. Will we continue to point the finger and play the blame game, or will we look ourselves in the mirror and realize our training methods are the real problem?
If your company hasn’t been compromised yet, congratulations. However, know that it will be. Evidence shows that the toll a breach takes on a company depends on how prepared its IT team and stakeholders - including all employees - are for the inevitable.
You have probably heard the debate around the skills gap, the mismatch between the skills that employers will need to compete in the global economy and the skills that their employees actually have. You might even be actively trying to address it.
Once they’ve identified gaps, some organizations choose to fill them by bringing in new talent. But hiring and onboarding a new employee is a costly solution. A better strategy for closing gaps is to invest in upskilling the current workforce.
Technology has been democratized and no longer provides a distinct competitive advantage. There is a new and more sustainable advantage, and it has been right in front of us all along: people.