ManpowerGroup Leaders Discuss the Importance of an Agile Workforce Strategy to Seize Transient Competitive Advantage at the World Economic Forum 2015 Annual Meeting
"Seven years ago at
In a letter to CEOs,
- Encourage an agile mind-set and develop a flexible workforce
- Identify and invest in underutilized talent pools
- Develop a culture of life-long learning and ensure faster 'time-to-value.'
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ManpowerGroup Executives will join participants from 140 countries representing business, government, academia and civil society to discuss solutions to some of the world's most pressing issues, including the future of jobs, bridging the gender gap and youth unemployment.
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- When Women Thrive, Businesses Win, Wednesday, 21 January,
The link between women's participation in the workforce and economic growth is clear, yet women continue to be underrepresented in the workforce around the world. Session participants will outline solutions to bridge the gender gap in business.
Century Corporation, Wednesday, 21 January, 10:30-11:30 CET
Global business leaders will discuss how adapting to a changing workforce and consumer behavior, adopting disruptive technologies and anticipating shifts in societal expectations and political priorities can help ensure organizations thrive in the new global context.
- The Digital Divide, Wednesday, 21 January,
The panel The Digital Divide: Be on the Right Side of History will feature insights from leading CEOs on how their organizations are making digital technology the basis for driving performance and competitive advantage and addressing talent management challenges in an increasingly complex environment.
- The Future of Jobs, Thursday, 22 January,
This session will explore technological, demographic and economic trends which are leading to profound changes in the nature of work, displacing existing jobs due to automation and creating new ones that require new training and education models.
- Nudging the Business Gender Gap, Friday, 23 January,
Participants will share insights on key trends and vast differences in how businesses bridge the gender gap, how the trends vary by industry and geography and the opportunities and challenges they present.
- Employment: Mind the Gap?, Friday, 23 January
12:30- 14:00 CET
Compensation for top jobs increases while mechanization and offshoring erode middle-wage jobs. Capital and income inequality are on the rise and the trend shows no signs of abating. As 42 million people strive to join the workforce every year, panelists will discuss solutions for the future of work.
- Talent and the Internet of Things, Friday, 23 January,
In a live broadcast, panelists will discuss the impact of the latest wave of digital innovation on productivity, jobs, economic growth and how it is driving the reinvention of business sectors.
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