Workplace Insight: does your tech strategy align with talent expectations?

June 5, 2019 Rebecca Henderson

There’s a big disconnect when it comes to technology in the workplace. Employers and employees around the world are presenting disparate feelings about the continuing rise of AI in the workplace.
 
According to our 2019 Talent Trends research, 81% of employers say they are excited about the possibilities that AI will bring to their companies. Working professionals, however, are far more skeptical – with 44% concerned about job loss due to tech, and 65% saying they will seek additional training to remain competitive.
 
“The global skills gap will make it harder and more costly to hire talent with the skills a company needs,” says Rebecca Henderson, CEO of Randstad Sourceright. “The best talent is going to acquire those needed skills, even if they have to do so at their own expense, and smart companies will be the ones that proactively provide training to their workers.”
 
See additional details in Workplace Insight, including details on the disconnect between employers and employees when it comes to the candidate experience. Then get your copy of our Q2 2019 issue of Talent Trends Quarterly for the latest data on talent expectations and tips on how to gain a competitive recruiting advantage.

About the Author

Rebecca Henderson

Rebecca Henderson is CEO of Randstad Sourceright. Rebecca brings more than 20 years’ experience in all facets of talent acquisition solutions and technology. With deep insights and progressive perspectives, Rebecca steers Randstad Sourceright’s global development to ensure HR and talent leaders can play a strategic role in driving growth locally, across regions, and globally. Rebecca is a highly regarded leader in the talent management field and was most recently recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts in “The Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing” list.

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