Forces changing the future of               workGlobal forces of changeWhilst today’s challenges have to take precedence t...
ahead.InfluencersTechnology: From a skills perspective, the advance oftechnology means that educational opportunities aren...
very public low carbon agendas. It’s driven in part bythe younger generation of recruits, who aresupportive of the low car...
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Whilst today’s challenges have to take precedence to ensure the survival vof the UK employer, there are a number of forces that are continuing, regardless of the economic downturn, to have an impact on the future of the world of work. Read more to know which other forces are involved in changing the future of work.

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  1. 1. Forces changing the future of workGlobal forces of changeWhilst today’s challenges have to take precedence toensure the survival vof the UK employer, there are anumber of forces that are continuing, regardless ofthe economic downturn, to have an impact on thefuture of the world of work.Phase 1 of the Future of Work Consortium at the HotSpots Research Institute, led by Professor LyndaGratton from the London Business School, involvedover 200 executives from organisations around theworld, who looked at how work will be performed in2025. As Randstad is the only organisationrepresenting the recruitment industry within theConsortium. Sourcing candidates for employers aswell as being a major employer in its own right,Randstad was able to offer a unique dimension to thedebate amongst employing organisations. Thefollowing is a summary of Randstad’s key learningfrom the Future of Work Consortium. It relates thatlearning to the specific resourcing challenges that lie
  2. 2. ahead.InfluencersTechnology: From a skills perspective, the advance oftechnology means that educational opportunities areno longer restricted to any particular group or nation.Mobile devices offering ready access to the internethold out an entirely new prospect: anyone with thewill to learn can do so.Globalisation: The development of a cross-generational pool of upskilled workers in the UK, theprediction is that globalisation and other forces willcreate similar talent pools on an international basis.Organisations will need to learn how to engage,manage and reward them.Demography: Bridging gaps between supply anddemand by encouraging more people to participate inemployment is critical, as is tapping into anincreasingly skilled global talent pool. Organisationsnow have much more choice over where they deploylabour, but learning how to manage widesprea teamswill challenge organisational structures.Societal Trends: There’s increasing evidence thatthose working at a senior level are not seekingpermanent employment. These people feel they canbetter extend their experience by working on projectswith a number of organisations, rather than pursuinga single career path with one employer.Low Carbon: organisations are seeking to develop
  3. 3. very public low carbon agendas. It’s driven in part bythe younger generation of recruits, who aresupportive of the low carbon agenda, who aretechnically savvy, and who are attracted to brandswith proven environmental credentials.About Major PlayersHeadquartered in Covent Garden, London, MajorPlayers’ team of more than 80 consultants providesfreelance and permanent personnel. The firm recruitsfor various advertising jobs, marketing, design,digital media, events, interactive media, creative,design, PR jobs in UK.for more information visithttp://www.majorplayers.co.uk/ContactMajorPlayers: +44(0)207 836 4041Mike Iannella: mike.iannella@majorplayers.co.ukCharley Caines: charley.caines@majorplayers.co.uk

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