The Future of Work

Changes in both the nature and skills required of employees and the dynamics in the global labor market are creating both uncertainty and opportunity.  Many labor trends have been stable for long periods of time, yet are now entering a period of greater change. 


In this report, six major trends have been identified as having the greatest impact on organizations, regardless of size, industry or location:

  • Globalization of the workforce along with changes in the global labor market; no longer is it a foregone conclusion jobs should be moved to developing economies to gain cost advantages.
  • The demand for skilled labor has been increasing at the same time as large pools of unskilled labor look for work. Increasingly, we see rising rates of unemployment at the same time employers report the inability to fill positions.
  • Generational and cultural diversity in the workforce is increasing, creating challenges for organizations, management and individuals.
  • Job insecurity and high demand for skilled labor are changing the employer/worker relationship and resulting in changing attitudes and values about the nature of work for many.
  • The demand for skilled labor is increasing faster than the supply of skilled labor is growing, indicating future skills shortages.
  • Coordinated efforts between government and industry could positively impact the future workforce.

Understanding the long term trends impacting an organization is one of the keys to reducing uncertainty and helping create robust strategies and resilient organizations. Strategic foresight helps organizations improve the quality of strategic thinking and brings new insights into the planning and budgeting process. Strategic foresight also helps organizations maintain awareness of the trends that have longer term impacts, monitor indicators of the directions of these trends, and focus initiatives on the long range opportunities.

This 75-page report exposes the major trends in the labor market which will impact business in the years ahead and affect their ability to remain competitive.  How well is your organization positioned for the future?

The pricing will be as follows / each piece purchased separately:

  • $300 - full report
  • $250 - executive-level overview PowerPoint
  • $250 - webinar presentation to your associates

If purchased together, the package will be $700.

In addition, we offer a one day face-to-face workshop at $250/person (minimum participants six) geared to producing a coherent and robust  action plan on the reports findings.

All prices plus VAT if applicable.

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