The World Economic Forum estimates that more than half of all employees worldwide need to upskill or reskill by 2025 to embrace the changing nature of jobs. According to Harvard Business Review, organizations turn toward reskilling and upskilling to build the talent they cannot acquire or productively deploy.
It would be far too simple to craft an “us versus them” story when it comes to different generations in the workforce today. For example, one could say older workers, like Baby Boomers, are outdated, and Generation Z, today’s youthful college graduates, are the tech-savvy heroes. Or perhaps the Boomers are experienced and hardworking while Gen Z are tech addicted and anti-social.
In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Michael Kearns. Mike Kearns is the Vice President of Enterprise Strategy at Toptal, an on-demand freelance talent procurement network.