This Year’s Global Gender Gap Report

Geography: United States Research Source: CBS MoneyWatch, World Economic Forum Date: November 2017 Findings: This year’s Global Gender Gap Report found that the divide between men and women stood at 32% up from 31.7% Among the 144 countries that the World Economic Forum scored, the US ranked 49th overall, with a gender gap of 28% Iceland has […]

The Changing Skill Sets For The Future Of Work

Geography: United States Research Source: World Economic Forum Date: September 2017 Findings: 36% of all jobs across all industries are expected to require complex problem-solving as one of their core skills. 52% of jobs expected to require a higher degree cognitive abilities (such as creativity, logical reasoning and problem sensitivity) in 2020 do not yet do so today. […]

Millennials Are Facing Extreme Global Problems

Geography: Global —Research Source: World Economic Forum —Date: September 2016 —Findings:  70% of millennials see plentiful opportunities for themselves and their peers, and 50% believe they can significantly contribute to decision making in their home country. 22% of millennials in Sub-Saharan Africa are concerned with unemployment and the lack of economic opportunity in the world compared to just 8.3% of Eurasians. […]

Closing The Industry Gender Gap

Geography: Global —Research Source: World Economic Forum —Date: January 2016 —Findings:  Only 53% of CHROs surveyed are reasonably or highly confident regarding the adequacy of their organization’s future workforce strategy to prepare for shifts in company growth. 53% of our respondents perceive promoting women’s participation as a priority item on their organization’s senior leadership’s agenda and 58% are confident […]

Drivers Of Socio-economic Change

Geography: Global —Research Source: World Economic Forum —Date: January 2016 —Findings:  44% of respondents said changing work environments and flexible working arrangements  are demographic and socio-economic drivers of change. 23% of respondents said the rise of the middle class in emerging markets is driving demographic and socio-economic change. Recommendation: The world’s economic centre of gravity is shifting towards the […]

Technological Advances Are Creating A More Efficient Future

Geography: Global —Research Source: World Economic Forum —Date: January 2016 —Findings:  34% of respondents stated mobile internet and cloud technology as technological driver of change. 26% of respondents states advances in computing power and Big Data, between 2015 and 2017, as technological drivers of change. 22% of respondents states new energy supplies and technologies as drivers of technological change. […]

Expanding Talent Pool With Female Education

Geography: Global —Research Source: World Economic Forum —Date: January 2016 —Findings:  37% of companies regard enhancing women’s workforce participation as an opportunity for expanding the talent pool. 20% of respondents, across all industries, reported they were feeling external pressures to address gender imbalances, either by media scrutiny and public opinion or by government regulation. Recommendation: Currently, women make up […]

Driving The Changes Of The Future

Geography: United States —Research Source:  World Economic Forum —Date: January 2016 —Findings:  44% of respondents rated “changing work environments and flexible working arrangements” as a demographic and socio-economic driver of change. 34% of respondents rated “mobile internet and cloud technology as technological drivers of change. Recommendations: New technologies are enabling workplace innovations such as remote working, co-working spaces and […]

Economic Inequality Worries Millennials

Geography: Global Research Source: World Economic Forum —Date: November 2015 —Findings: 65% of the Millennials said one of their top three goals in selecting a job was to make a difference in society, their city or country. 90% Millennials said they would be willing to relocate to advance their career. 56% named social and economic inequality, 42% included climate change and environmental preservation, and […]

Crafting Future Leaders

Geography: Global Research Source: World Economic Forum —Date: November 2015 —Findings: 86% of respondents to the Survey on the Global Agenda agree that we have a leadership crisis in the world today. 58% of respondents had concerns that religious leaders would abuse their positions, and 56% thought that they were unlikely to be of help in addressing global problems. […]