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AN ADAPTIVE WORKFORCE FOR A WORLD OF CONSTANT CHANGE

Shared economies. Technology advances. Changing consumer and worker demographics. The world today is not as it was a decade ago, a year ago, a week ago. And it will not be the same tomorrow. Financial services (FS) organizations must be adaptable–able to pivot fast in a rapidly evolving environment–to succeed. And a flexible business requires an adaptive workforce.

What is an adaptive workforce?


The workforce that will help shape the successful FS Organisation of the future will have a number of distinctive characteristics.

 

  • Flexibility in terms of structure and sourcing.

  • A higher level of collaboration than is usually seen today.

  • An eagerness to innovate, without fear of failure.

  • A willingness and a capability to change rapidly and continuously.

  • Never-ending skills enhancement and leadership development.

  • The mobility to change roles and progress.

  • Insistence on a more fulfilling employee experience.

  • Reliance on data-driven insights and powerful HR software for predicting future skills requirements, locating talent and managing performance.



35% of FS organizations strongly agree organizations that build strong adaptive workforces will win the war on talent. 84% of HR and business leaders agree that by facilitating performance across and adaptive workforce that combines contractors, employees and third-party providers, HR would improve employee performance. 60% of senior business and HR leaders plan to create opportunities for employees to easily move between tasks, roles, and jobs to enable greater freedom, autonomy, and collaboration.

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