The World Economic Forum has published last week (January 22, 2020) the Mapping Report on Opportunity in the New Economy: Jobs of Tomorrow.Continue reading
According to a discussion paper on the Future of the Workforce published by the McKinsey Global Institute (Skill Shift, Automation and The Future of the Workforce), the three most in-demand skills by 2030 will be:Continue reading
You might have noticed that Job Descriptions and Role Requirements have already become increasingly sophisticated, at least with regards to general management skills & leadership flair, marketing versatility & ingenuity. New competencies are required from all employees across organizations.Continue reading
Interview with Nona Henti, the Workshop’s Facilitator
Another controversial article is making internet rounds and debatable waves these days. The CEO of a career consulting company speaks strongly against the right of employers to ask candidates about their current salary or financial package. She advises job applicants to refuse divulging their present salary and to insist on firmly stating salary expectations only. Moreover, she urges candidates to become quite verbally aggressive toward potential employers if they ‘dare’ asking such questions (?!).
Subsequently, I have read a variety of comments related to the above mentioned article. In my professional opinion however, I would say that the author of the article did rather a disservice to potential job seekers. Therefore, as much as my input will not be a ‘popular’ argumentation, I will herewith state my point of view on this subject.