The Quest For Workforce Capability

Posted in : HR Updates ROI on 4 March 2015
Valerie Daunt
Deloitte

Organisations around the world are experiencing disruptive changes in the demand for critical skills. Not only are specialised skills increasingly scare, but they are also unevenly distributed across the global economy.

  • Corporations now compete globally for increasingly scare technical and professional skills.
  • While 75 percent of survey respondents rate workforce capability as an “urgent” or “important” challenge, only 15 percent believe they are ready to address it.

Companies that develop a deep understanding of their capability gaps can then build a global skills supply chain to address critical needs. This supply chain can be filled by tapping into new skills pools in new locations, creating innovative new ways of working that provide access to a broader range of talent, and developing skills throughout the workforce – from the youngest recruits to the most experience employees. 

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