Technology can level the playing field for disabled people in the workforce

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Talal Rafi, Global consultant One in six people worldwide have a disability – and faces economic exclusion. Ensuring digital transformation includes disabled people also brings larger economic benefits. Technology in the areas of edtech, fintech, remote working and […]

How businesses can help solve society’s workforce problems

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Bhushan Sethi, Joint Global Leader, People and Organisation, PricewaterhouseCoopers US COVID-19 has presented major challenges for organizations: adapting workplaces, supporting remote workers, furlough schemes and redundancies. Society must work collaboratively to build sustainable work solutions for a future […]

Why collaboration will be key to creating the workforce of the future

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nicky Black, Director, Social and Economic Development, International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) The COVID-19 pandemic has expedited the technological changes already disrupting the workforce and the mining and metals sector; The World Economic Forum’s Future of […]

5 ways companies can support their remote workforce

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rajeeb Dey, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Learnerbly We are currently living through the largest global experiment in remote working. Despite it being hailed as the ‘future of work’ for years, COVID-19 has made working from home the […]

5 ways companies can support their remote workforce

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rajeeb Dey, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Learnerbly We are currently living through the largest global experiment in remote working. Despite it being hailed as the ‘future of work’ for years, COVID-19 has made working from home the […]

The community and a decent working conditions for the young health workforce

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Oluwakamisi Ayomide Adebisi, a 4th-year medical student at Ekiti state university college of medicine, Nigeria. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

“Decent working conditions for the young health workforce: what are the challenges and can we find solutions?”

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. José Ganicho, a 5th-year medical student from the Beira Interior University, Member of the Medical Students Association from Portugal. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

5 ways to swim, not sink, as part of a ‘liquid workforce’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nahia Orduña, Senior Manager in Analytics and Digital Integration, Vodafone “What do you want to be when you grow up?” will always be a classic question for kids at family events. Whether “future you” turns out to be a […]

To build the workforce of the future, we need to revolutionize how we learn

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: So-Young Kang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gnowbe With the advent of massive open online courses (MOOCs) almost a decade ago, learning entered its own period of digital disruption. Digital Learning 1.0 (the age of the MOOCs) catalyzed the […]

Who is first (and last) in the race to build a workforce fit for the future?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emily Glassberg Sands, Senior Director of Data Science, Coursera & Vinod Bakthavachalam, Senior Data Scientist, Coursera The Fourth Industrial Revolution is transforming the world of work. Technology is advancing faster than humans, disrupting both jobs and the skills needed […]

How Japan can take the lead with an ageing workforce

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Makiko Eda, Chief Representative Officer, World Economic Forum Japan, Member of the Executive Committee Japan, like many countries around the world, faces the transformative effects of Globalization 4.0, as Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies put pressure on existing economic and […]

What my transgender child can teach us about the workforce of the future

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Corinna Lathan, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, AnthroTronix (ATinc) My husband sent me this text about our daughter while I was attending a luncheon at Davos 2019 on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) inclusion, sponsored by LGBTI […]

Japan’s workforce will be 20% smaller by 2040

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content As many as 12 million Japanese people may disappear from the country’s workforce by 2040, according to official estimates. That’s a fall of around 20%. Japan’s shrinking working-age population is a demographic timebomb. […]

An ageing workforce isn’t a burden. It’s an opportunity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO, AARP Our world is changing constantly and at an increasingly rapid pace. We’re at a unique time in our history when increased longevity is converging with unprecedented technological innovation to disrupt ageing in ways previously […]

The 5 stages of acceptance as robots enter the workforce

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Melonee Wise, CEO, Fetch Robotics For the past several years, the conversation about robots and jobs has focused heavily on how automation is poised to disrupt the workforce. Speculative articles full of studies, reports, and abstract opinions have […]

5 ways to integrate Syrian refugees into the workforce

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andrew Baird, President & CEO, Education for Employment Network & Mariel Davis, Senior Manager, Communications & Partnerships, Education for Employment Network This summer, the Jordanian Ministry of Labour announced that it had issued more than 106,000 work permits […]