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Lab Event: Enabling talent to build a resilient digital future

Save the date | Lab Event | September 2, 2020 | 14:00 PM – 15:15 PM

The Research Lab Management of AI in collaboration with HCL is pleased to invite you to the virtual launch of the report “Future Trends and Requirements in Educating and Re-Educating the Workforce in the Financial Industry”.

There is an urgent reed to reskill and upskill talent to stay relevant in the changing times. The World Economic Forum predicted in January 2020 that the digital revolution will transform the future of work and the workplace: as many as 133 million new jobs will be created, but 75 million jobs are likely to be eliminated. World economic forum also launched Reskilling Revolution, a scheme aimed to future-proof workers from technological change and help economies by providing new skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Soon after, the world was catapulted into the realms of uncertainty with the arrival of a global pandemic. Now in a post-pandemic world, the need to gain valuables skills to stay relevant has just been accelerated. Global 2020 Talent trend study show that in financial services sector, according to executives, only 50% of the workforce is able to adapt to the new way of work. But 75% of employees say they are ready to learn new skills.

In this virtual forum, we hope to bring together industry experts, decision makers and academics to unveil the findings of the survey report. Our study reveals six major areas that financial services organization focus on to address the need to reskill and upskill their workforce. In this session, we will cover the highlights of the study that will help you understand what measures financial firms take to enable their workforces to meet the changing customer expectations, to adopt new technologies, and to stay competitive in the market.

We will also hear from industry experts on how the pandemic has forced financial organization to enable their workforce to build a resilient digital future.

Author: Tobias Fahse

Date: 12. August 2020