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CEO upskilling
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Four reasons why CEOs should upskill their people

Carol Stubbings Nicole Wakefield 28 Oct 2020 11 minutes

Workforce gaps exposed in your COVID-19 response? Going digital has highlighted mismatches between companies and their people, but it’s also provided an opportunity for the CEO to upskill their employees — and their business.

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cyber behaviours
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Human behaviours: Understanding decision making for a successful cyber strategy

Ambika Aggarwal Nicola Nicol 13 Oct 2020 7 minutes

COVID-19 has fast-tracked the prominence of working from home. But it has also opened doors for cyber criminals. Understanding people’s behaviours — and influencing them — will be critical to the success of your cyber security strategy.

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Recruitment in COVID-19
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How COVID-19 has rewritten the rules of the war on talent

Dorothy Hisgrove 15 Sep 2020 8 minutes

COVID-19 caused disruption for many businesses and brought into sharp focus the need for the right skills to navigate the challenges ahead. For some, this talent already lies within and technology will help bring it to the surface.

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virtual reality training
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Ready, set, go: VR training hits the ground running

Daniel Eckert 09 Jul 2020 10 minutes

Virtual reality is ready to move into the enterprise mainstream, with many companies starting to use it for employee training. PwC, which found that VR can teach soft skills faster than classroom and e-learning courses, believes it’s time to stop just talking about VR and start deploying it — especially in today’s socially distanced workplace.

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workplace upskilling
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Infinite learners: The six critical elements of workplace upskilling

17 Jun 2020 12 minutes

It’s time to upskill employees for the digital future. The right mindset, technological literacy, and community engagement will create an immersive workplace environment where learning is easy and progress constant.

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Talent trends: The benefits and burdens of upskilling during a downturn

Carol Stubbings Bhushan Sethi 02 Jun 2020 9 minutes

Upskilling may not be the first thing on the mind of CEOs faced with the effects of COVID-19, but what they told us about skilling employees late last year has a big impact on how they’re facing the uncertainty of today.

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succeed in uncertain times
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The courage to succeed: How to face uncertainty in business

Organisations are facing uncertainty in all facets of business. Instead of battening down the hatches, it’s time to embrace the ambiguity of the future and develop options to succeed no matter which way the wind blows.

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Digital Pulse strategic upskilling
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A roadmap for strategically upskilling staff

Laurent Probst Christian Scharff 20 Nov 2019 10 minutes

Upskilling is fast becoming a reality when it comes to businesses, government and society at large. In any organisation, a strategic roadmap will be required to get results.

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PwC's 22nd Global CEO Survey
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PwC’s 22nd Global CEO Survey: The gap holding chief executives back

23 Jan 2019 6 minutes

What were CEOs doing in 2009? They probably still had a blackberry and Windows XP. Times and tech have changed, yet according to the PwC Global CEO Survey, the gap between the information that leaders need to run their businesses and what they actually get, definitely hasn’t.

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