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What Companies Get Wrong About Reskilling

on Jun 3, 2020 10:15:00 AM By | The ReWork Editors | 0 Comments | Workforce automation AI Future Reskilling
Thanks to the effects of AI and automation, an estimated 375 million workers may need to switch jobs by 2030. These changes will surely reshape the working world, but the outlook isn’t all doom and gloom. Companies can have some control by proactively preparing their workforces through “reskilling (learning new skills for a new position) or upskilling (learning current tasks more deeply).” Unfortunately, although business leaders and employees alike are well aware of the impending digital revolution, most executives have not yet started such preparations or are simply getting it wrong. ReWork recently chatted with Vikita Poindexter, the owner of Poindexter Consulting Group (a full-service human resource consulting firm), and asked her  to explain the crucial missteps that organizations are taking and what they should be doing to prepare their workforces for the future work scene.
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Preparing for the Workforce of 2030

on Mar 17, 2020 2:56:22 PM By | Valerie Grubb | 0 Comments | Recruiting Workforce Human Resources Future
To learn more, please join us on Tuesday April 14th at 1:00 EST (10:00 PST) for a Live Webinar with Val Grubb. This webinar is valid for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification and has been pre-approved by HRCI for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hour. Click here to register.
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How To Unlock Remote Workforce Engagement

on Sep 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM By | Shane Metcalf | 0 Comments | Workforce Remote Workspace
Working remotely has previously been an exception few companies were willing to make for their people. In fact, up until the early 70’s, telecommuting was unheard of. Office optics determined how you were perceived by your manager and co-workers, and being “absent” meant you were not contributing. But new companies are now rethinking their remote workforce policies along with other cultural and performance strategies. In 2019, the exception is now becoming the rule. 
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What Will Amazon’s Impact Be on D.C. Area Businesses?

In 2018, the Virginia Chamber Foundation commissioned a study titled, "Economic Impact of Amazon’s Major Corporate Headquarters in Virginia and the Washington MSA." Their findings? The total economic impact of Amazon HQ2 will be $14.2 billion in Virginia. While this is great news for the region’s economy, what does it mean to businesses already operating in the area?
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Increasing Inclusivity

on Nov 5, 2018 2:10:44 PM By | David Creelman | 0 Comments | Workforce Diversity Gender Gap
 
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Silver Lining of an "Open" Vacation Policy

on Jun 14, 2018 10:22:36 AM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Workforce Benefits vacation
 
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Metrics Are No Longer Enough to Grow HR's Strategic Role

on Apr 11, 2018 3:00:08 PM By | John Boudreau | 0 Comments | Workforce HR Strategic
 
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The One Truth Most Leaders Keep Quiet

on Apr 5, 2018 4:22:22 PM By | David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom | 0 Comments | Workforce Leadership Career
 
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Unreasonable Accommodation: What Is Undue Hardship?

on Feb 28, 2018 3:43:44 PM By | Talia Saypoff | 0 Comments | Workforce Discrimination Unduehardship
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4 Ways to Inspire Employees

on Feb 28, 2018 3:30:21 PM By | David Sturt | 0 Comments | Workforce Workplace Inspire Effort
 
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