Tackling the skills gap

This curated list of articles explores the ongoing war for talent faced by HR professionals, including the extent of the skills shortage within specific sectors, the importance of attracting workers from diverse backgrounds, different ways in which we can reskill employees for the modern workplace and more.

Talent Acquisition concept
Article
1st Nov 2017
As UK business continues its transformation into an increasingly digitally led environment, a whole new set of skills and expertise will be...
Disruptive technologies
Article
31st Oct 2017
Digital transformation is top of mind in boardroom discussions today for ample reasons: higher quality products and services, employee...
Needle in a haystack
Article
31st Oct 2017
Haven’t you heard? There’s a digital skills shortage out there - so you better start stockpiling developers and IT engineers quickly. We...
girl in science class learning robotics
Article
1st Nov 2017
Companies need to show more imagination when it comes to attracting new talent, says Matthew Aldridge, director of igus UK, the leading...
A diverse group of business people
Article
31st Oct 2017
With an ageing workforce and ever-growing competition for skilled labour within the construction industry, the need to attract more talent...
Coding and digital skills
Article
7th Feb 2017
Jasmine Gartner was at the HR Directors Business Summit , reporting for HRZone. In this article she reflects on what AVADO's Global MD Mark...
Skills
Article
31st Oct 2017
Virtually every industry is being impacted by the rise in automation and an increased reliance on data analytics. As a result, businesses...
Social media icons
Article
31st Oct 2017
The Plainspeak Analyst is Katherine Jones , Partner and Director of Talent Research at Mercer, the world's largest human resources...
Tip of the iceberg
Article
21st Apr 2017
In this five-part series to understanding the gig economy, we'll look at a number of topics: What is the gig economy? How to integrate...