The Institute for the Future of Work was delighted to join this year's Future of Work Summit — part of London Tech Week — for a panel discussion on surviving the talent shortage.
Upskilling and reskilling was identified as the top priority for Learning and Development by LinkedIn in 2021. But after nearly two years of firefighting leading to record levels of burnout and a mass resignation, it’s no longer enough to help teams ‘survive’ huge changes, but to empower them to ‘thrive’ in a world of work that is designed for them, not just around them.
The panel explored some of the following questions:
The last two years have changed everything. For businesses, for leaders and for employees. Unplanned reinvention of the way we work dominated industries as organisations grappled with government guidelines and reacted to constantly changing circumstances. 2022 is the now the year for businesses to actively reinvent processes, for leaders to make intentional decisions and for employees to speak their minds.
Whilst the future remains uncertain, innovation and technology continue to lead instrumental change in the nature of work. The Future of Work Summit is committed to delivering key insights into new ways of working, providing a platform to discuss and debate the challenges and solutions – underpinned by the transformative impact of technology.
London Tech Week is the UK's flagship tech event. In 2022 it ran from 13-17 June with 60+ in-person events taking place at the first-ever campus in the heart of Westminster.