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Adapt To Survive | ConnectIn Singapore 2014


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The need for companies to adapt to change is nothing new. Talent acquisition leaders from PwC and LinkedIn discuss how alignment between talent and opportunity can drive economic growth.

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Adapt To Survive | ConnectIn Singapore 2014

  1. 1. #connectinsg Adapt to Survive Tanvi Gautam Founder Global Feon Ang Director LinkedIn Adwait Kashalkar Associate Director PwC
  2. 2. •Elect a new leader •Candidate A: Associates with crooked politicians, consults astrologers, 8-12 martinis a day, has a mistress, chain smokes. •Candidate B: kicked out of political office twice, slept till noon, used opium in college and drinks a quart of whiskey every evening. Had an affair with his secretary •Candidate C: Decorated war hero, vegetarian, never smokes, occasional drink, never cheated on his wife
  3. 3. •Franklin Roosevelt •Winston Churchill •Hitler
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  5. 5. How prepared are we ? • 51% companies could not name the CEO successor. 40% had no viable internal candidate for the job •86% of the CEOs agreed that partnerships were the most important element of innovation and only 21% were able to build them. • 60% of future jobs needs skills that only 20% of the workforce currently has. •Over 50% of new ideas for future products and services will flow in from outside the organization
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