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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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Digital Pulse Curiosity Silos
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Breaking the curiosity silo for success

Tom Puthiyamadam 11 Sep 2018 8 minutes

With technological change increasing, employees need to be adaptable and multi-skilled in order for organisations to succeed. Sparking their desire for learning will lead to curiosity and better business solutions.

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Reimagining the search for digital talent

Andrew Jamieson 12 Jun 2018 7 minutes

New Zealand businesses are nervous about attracting the right digital talent. But they should first focus on getting their house in order, and identifying their customer needs, and the skills they already have, PwC’s Andrew Jamieson says.

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Report

Report: CEO Survey – the opportunity in the skills shortage

John Riccio 19 Feb 2018 10 minutes

While workers worry that their jobs will be made obsolete, PwC’s latest CEO Survey finds chief executives believe it’s their role to reskill employees. As talent pools become shallower, this may be crucial, says PwC’s John Riccio.

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