Skip to main content Skip to Footer

LATEST THINKING


Shaping the Agile Workforce

OVERVIEW



Bold leaders create a future workforce that constantly adapts and reforms to the world as it changes.

The key to workforce agility lies in a strategy that puts people first, enabled by technology. With an eye on business outcomes, leaders will develop talent strategies that help liberate human potential to shape an agile workforce—one able to confidently face the changes ahead.

VIEW THE REPORT [PDF]


Technology plays an important role but is no longer the competitive differentiator it once was.

  

Technology plays an important role but is no longer the competitive differentiator it once was.

KEY FINDINGS

Reshaping talent strategy for the future means utilizing the best of people and technology―amplifying workers everywhere:


Predictive intelligence, powerful insights

Predictive intelligence, powerful insights
Predictive intelligence helps companies identify their future workforce needs today.

Expanded workforce, unlimited possibility

Expanded workforce, unlimited possibility
Companies will redefine what classifies a worker and recognize that the ability to source talent in new ways is a key component to competitive agility.

Reskilling for sustainable outcomes

Reskilling for sustainable outcomes
Continuously reskilling workers creates a resilient workforce where human strengths are emphasized in a collaborative relationship between people and machines.

“Up to 40% of companies experience talent shortages impacting the ability to adapt and innovate. #FutureWorkforce”

Tweet This >

RECOMMENDATIONS

To create your company’s agile path:

USE TECHNOLOGY TO PREDICT TOMORROW

USE TECHNOLOGY TO PREDICT TOMORROW

Leverage predictive intelligence to understand your skills needs now and over time. From the traits and behaviors that make for a successful leader at your company, to how to tap into a growing freelance pool, leadership teams must consider how to address the new reality.


EXPLORE DIGITAL TALENT PLATFORM OPPORTUNITIES

EXPLORE DIGITAL TALENT PLATFORM OPPORTUNITIES

Companies need a plan to expand their talent ecosystem. Savvy organizations will create physical and virtual networks for freelancers to facilitate community building, deliver access to valuable skills training, generate feedback and create access to potential new roles and projects.


EXTEND THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

EXTEND THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

Companies have traditionally kept freelancers or part-time workers at the fringes of their organization. But as such workers increasingly make core contributions, organizations need a detailed approach for integrating all types of new talent across the workforce and create a consistent employee experience.


CULTIVATE DEVELOPMENT AND RESKILLING AS CURRENCY

CULTIVATE DEVELOPMENT AND RESKILLING AS CURRENCY

Today, in-demand skills rotate with more frequency. To that end, training, mentoring, coaching and reskilling will become as critical for organizations to deliver as a paycheck.

SLIDESHARE

AUTHORS

SUGGESTED CONTENT

Stay In The Know

Receive e-mails from Accenture featuring new content that matches your interests.

Visit the subscription center to make your selections and subscribe to New from Accenture.