You spend most of your life in office and spend more time with your boss than you do with people at home. Building a positive, equitable relationship with your boss can make life easier for the boss and the employee.
The question is, which of these two factors will be the most important going forwards, and indeed is there even a genuine dichotomy here, or rather two mutually beneficial aspects of the same technological breakthrough?
My last column outlined a practical approach to bring vertical alignment between SBUs and corporate using a process called cascading. For total alignment, horizontal alignment between business and functional units too is needed.
There's a skill and talent gap in cybersecurity to the tune of 3.5 million unfilled jobs by next year. What are companies looking for? Sean Duca, Regional Chief Security Officer for Asia Pacific & Japan at Palo Alto Networks, shares some thoughts.
From preparing presentations for meetings to presenting yourself in virtual meetings, we have come a long way. The unexpected and prolonged work from home sure is either adding some zing or making one more anxious for work related video calls. Let’s look at what all goes into preparing for virtual meetings in the present day!
E-commerce, healthcare and education/ed-tech will emerge as the sectors that will benefit the most in the medium to long-term and we expect to see increased levels of hiring across these sectors over the next few years, says Dominic Salomoni, Director, Commerce of Robert Walters Singapore, in an interaction with People Matters.
Employers can work together with the government to roll out initiatives to enable reskilling and upskilling for individuals to bounce back stronger, equipped with data and digital skills required of the workforce of the future, says Tan Lay Keng, EY Asean People Advisory Services Leader; Partner, Ernst & Young Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd, in an interaction with People Matters.
In this exclusive interaction, David Michels, Partner, Senior Partner and the Global Leader for Results Delivery, Bain talks about how, in the post-pandemic days, there may be jobs that get lost forever, and then there may be jobs that can become more important than ever, and shares his perspective on this shifting equation.