How can India prepare its youth for the future of work? Here’s what’s needed now

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Annette Francis, Program Director, Vocational Training, Pratham Riya Rajesh Patel, a young person from Damoh, Madhya Pradesh, had to drop out of school in grade 10 because she had to start earning an income for her family. For […]

How will Web3 impact the future of work?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ravin Jesuthasan, Senior Partner and Global Leader for Transformation Services, Mercer (MMC), George Zarkadakis, Senior Fellow, GeoTech Centre of the Atlantic Council The pandemic accelerated the digital transformation of the way we work. Next in the evolution of […]

This is how Singapore is preparing for the future of work

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joe Myers, Writer, Formative Content Ensuring workers have the skills they need for the jobs of the future is vital. Singapore has prioritized resources in education and lifelong learning to ensure workers have fullfilling careers. Collaboration between multiple […]

5 themes shaping the future of work

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Katharine Rooney, Senior Writer, Formative Content 70% of workers felt that COVID-related restrictions had led to the most stressful period in their career. Many people are reconsidering what really matters to them at work. Technology is enabling new […]

Why “de-learning” is equally important as reskilling in conversations about the future of work

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kathy Bloomgarden, Chief Executive Officer, Ruder Finn De-learning has been overlooked in the discussion about the future of work. Employees must learn to forget the job description and past ways of working Traditional, purely finance-focused leadership is out […]

Boosting adult learning essential to help people adapt to future of work

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. Many OECD countries need to urgently scale-up and upgrade their adult learning systems to help people adapt to the future world of work, according to a new OECD report. Getting Skills Right: Future-Ready Adult Learning Systems says that new technologies, globalisation and population ageing are changing […]

Here are 3 alternative visions for the future of work

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Renee McGowan, Chief Executive Officer, Asia, Mercer (MMC) In early 2019 leaders of business and government will be meeting to address the challenges presented by technology and changing workforce dynamics. Many governments see the future of industry – Industry […]

5 ways Denmark is preparing for the future of work

  This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum.  Author: Troels Lund Poulsen, Minister for Employment, Denmark How do you prepare a traditional welfare state, with its institutionalized and tax-funded benefits, for the future of work? How do you maintain a healthy labour market, a level playing […]

In the future of work it’s jobs, not people, that will become redundant

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author:  Leena Nair, Chief Human Resources Officer, Unilever I am likely stating the obvious but it needs to be stated as often as possible – the world is changing and it is changing fast. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is blurring […]