In a world where digital is quickly becoming the reality, deal with the integration between digital and traditional is not an easy task. Leaders need to be prepared and ready to make decisions fast in a continuously moving environment. The circle of interconnectivity which places information, people, experiences and connections at our fingertips, just add more challenge to the game. Overcome the situation requires a constant learning approach and a mindset ready to adapt to the new situations.
Online communication is part of our daily routine, it doesn’t matter the platform, at some point you will face the situation where you need to connect to Skype to attend an interview or a business meeting, for example. When it comes to the recruitment process about 70% of the companies conduct part of their hiring program using Skype or other online meeting application.
To say “No” properly is a key element, not just in life, but also in business relationships. It doesn’t mean to say yes, it’s always a matter of communicating your “no” in an effective and polite way and the most important giving no room for misunderstanding.
The impact of the digital transformation in our society goes further than just new applications and modern tools in the work environment. A new set of skills will be required for those who are starting to work in the modern age and even those who already are in the market. Digital transformation is a current topic in the news, but what are the impacts of it in the way that we face the work?
Gone are the days opf born leaders, now is the time of leadership skills. A portion of natural ability can of course help, but the development of soft skills is extremely necessary in the today’s work environment. Leadership talents are increasingly in demand for leading teams and going even further to bring more creativity to the workplace.
Our latest study conducted by New Horizons Corporation found that IT training is still a challenge for a lot of companies. The lack of qualified IT pros will make a huge impact on the growth of those companies. The 2018 State of IT Training Report shows that 40% of employees who receive little or poor training leave their positions within the first year. As a result, employee turnover costs companies 20% of that person’s yearly salary, which means a huge impact on productivity and innovation.
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