Skills Development

Putting People First—Really

There's only one way to jump-start the economy and fix the skills crisis: all companies need to prioritize investments in workforce development.

Bringing Lifelong Learning To Your Organization

What are the key conditions necessary to foster the kind of enlightened workforce that makes an organization enlightened? A primer.

How To Partner With Schools To Close The Skills Gap

There’s no procedures manual for building public-private partnerships, but the learning that comes with success and failure illuminates the way forward. One CEO shares her experience.

How We Train Business Leaders Needs To Change—And Higher Education Needs To Step Up

Current models of business education are preparing students for the world of the past, not the future. That has to change.

America’s Businesses Owe People With Disabilities More

Nearly 70% of working-age Americans who are blind are not employed, a figure that is, in large part, the result of a lack of awareness of how easy and inexpensive it is to accommodate employees with disabilities.

Take The Mystery Out Of Creating And Cloning High Performing Teams

How predictive data and analytics can allow you to visually map your team against the work to be done.

Building Your Factory 4.0 Workforce

Covid-19 both helped and hindered the challenges of retaining and retraining skilled workers, say CEOs.

Business Needs More Data Competent Workers—Higher Ed Must Rise To The Challenge

We need to take students wide across the curriculum, ensuring that they develop a range of attributes—from creativity, ethics and intuition to analytical, quantitative and logic skills.

Closing The Tech Skills Gap: 3 Key Factors For CEOs To Consider

The pandemic has only increased the gap between education and new-age job requirements and given that it costs up to six times more to hire externally than to reskill current employees, the latter needs to become part of the “new norm.”

When It Comes To Building Talent, The Five-Year Plan Is Obsolete

That long-term outlook is outdated in a world where CEO tenure has shrunk to, on average, five years. Think shorter term.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

July Poll Finds CEO Confidence Rebounding To Multi-Year High 

Chief Executive’s latest poll of U.S. CEOs finds surging optimism, as buoyant consumer demand and return-to-office policies swamp inflation worries.