‘Human-friendly’ organizations will thrive in the digital age

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Automation and intelligent machines are an increasing presence in the workplace, yet organizations still need humans as much as ever to engage with customers, make business decisions, manage supply chains, do community outreach, and more. Indeed, there is a growing awareness in the enterprise world that successful organizations must strive to be as “human-friendly” as […]

‘You collaborate, old Millennial dude. I’ve got work to do.’

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Just when you’ve carefully architected and curated the optimal collaborative environment for your Millennial workers, you’ve got to do a 180 and turn the office into a citadel of solitude! Corey Seemiller, an associate professor at Wright State University, tells Bisnow’s Miriam Hall that Generation Z workers — people born roughly around 1997 and after […]

Las personas son parte crucial de la transformación digital

Las empresas están buscando trabajadores con habilidades y experiencia en la economía digital. Desarrolladores, expertos en ciberseguridad, analistas de datos y expertos en IT son perfiles escasos, lo que obliga a las organizaciones a pagar un alto precio por nuevo talento, e invertir en mejorar la calificación de los empleados actuales, o en ambas cosas […]

The people part of digital transformation is crucial

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Enterprises are struggling to find workers with the skills and experience to help them succeed in the digital economy. Developers, cybersecurity professionals, data analysts, and more tech-oriented workers are in short supply, forcing organizations to pay top dollar for fresh talent, invest in upskilling current employees, or both. All of which makes for a demand-driven […]

Bridging the generational divide at work

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A generational workplace skirmish erupted on LinkedIn back in March, with Millennials and older workers lobbing insults of varying levels of wit and vitriol at each other. While my transparent bid to leverage this battle for page views met with some success, my efforts to broker a peace were for naught! For example, I concluded […]

El trabajo del futuro puede que no tenga lugar físico

La tendencia de disponer de una fuerza de trabajo cada vez más móvil y remota no muestra señales de agotamiento, y los empleados siguen demandando flexibilidad en el lugar y el momento en que cumplen su cometido. Menos de uno de cada tres empleados (32%) – e incluso menos entre los Millennials (27%) – pasaron […]

A mentally healthy workplace: The new leadership challenge

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IT industry leader Nick Mescher looks at changing attitudes to stress and mental health in the working environment – and provides some strategies. Some time ago, I was the executive sponsor of a cohort attending a leadership program within our organisation. The program was designed to provide skills and frameworks for our emerging talent to […]

14 little kindnesses that can make a difference in the workplace

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Over the past week, I have been in and out and then back to hospital on an infectious disease ward. (Don’t worry; sounds much worse than it is, and I’ve now made a full recovery). But the experience had me thinking about how, when tough things happen, you often find yourself feeling more grateful than usual for the little […]