This was an interesting article in the papers this morning regarding the future of work. A topic that is on all business leader’s minds. In any ever-changing working environment, culture is key!
It is one challenge attracting digital talent, but it is equally difficult and important to retain employees in a highly competitive environment as competitors fight fiercely for digital skills.
Incubate a culture where your employees feel empowered, can show vulnerability, ask difficult questions in an environment where they are encouraged to 'trial and test.'
The intellectual IP that your more junior employees can bring to your business is invaluable. Once you begin closing the hierarchical gap, productivity will increase, and we will skill-up as well as re-skill-down the business.
Its probably never been truer that human capital is one of your most valuable assets!
Rather than complaining about the shortage of talent, we should aim for the UK to become the world leader in digital skills – with a motivated workforce constantly upskilling, re-skilling, and adapting.