Future of Work

Future of Work

We live in a time when the future of work is now. Increasing use of artificial intelligence, globally distributed teams, automation, and a rapid pace of change have all led to significant changes in the composition of the workforce, the way employees work, and what they expect from their job. Employees increasingly expect meaningful work.

In this technology-driven, remote workplace, employees at every level are under constant pressure to upgrade their skills. About six out of ten adults lack basic skills for communicating with technology. With the technological disruption, high-skilled workers are at risk, but low-skilled workers are at an even greater risk of being replaced.

An increase in remote operations has resulted in a greater need to collaborate digitally and evaluate performance differently. The future of work will continue to be characterized by learning and innovation. Today and in the future, work flexibility and talent retention are integral to business strategy. In addition to investing in tools and software, organizations must invest in building a highly engaged workforce by clarifying expectations and developing positive working relationships.

Strengthscape consultants are familiar with this radical shift as well as the various trends related to the future of work. In order to help organizations, shape their future of work, our consultants use tried-and-tested methods to assess current culture, processes, and practices that may be out of step with the characteristics of the future of work. We recommend best practices regarding new operating models, supporting hybrid working models, talent acquisition, and HR policies. We also offer employee training and coaching in both behavioral and technical areas of the business so that employees remain up to date with the knowledge and skills needed on the job.

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Need For Employee Training

Employee development is the ongoing endeavor to improve job performance through methods such as coaching, training sessions, and leadership mentorship. Training is a specialized event that teaches new knowledge or abilities, and it is frequently offered to new or recently promoted personnel. Both are critical tasks of company human resources personnel, who are generally in charge of planning and conducting these initiatives.  

  • Developing Soft Skills: Employee training and development programs may help employees improve their soft skills, which are important for adjusting to changes at work and in society. In work contexts, training that emphasizes examples of soft skills such as resilience, emotional intelligence, and agility may create an environment that encourages productivity and togetherness
  • Training and Development Boost Employee Productivity: Another place where the value of training and development may be shown is in employee productivity. Employees that participate in excellent training and development programs perform better. Employee productivity may be used to assess the success of training. The following are some instances of how training and development programs increase staff productivity
  • Improving Task Management: Training and development programs assist employees in managing duties either individually or in groups by depending on a better grasp of procedures and clearly stated goals. Employees will take less time to identify ways to accomplish tasks since they are well-versed in the abilities essential for their work
  • Targeting Required Skills: Employers may target the information and skills they want their workers to acquire by providing training and development. To increase productivity, training and development programs can teach staff new skills or enhance existing ones
  • Encouraging Continuous Improvement: Today’s ever-changing technology necessitates frequent upskilling, and training and development programs give that chance. These initiatives promote creativity and a willingness to take risks in order to enhance processes — with less monitoring required
  • Instilling Confidence: Employees who have taken part in training and development programs will be more confidence in their knowledge and abilities, as will their bosses. This assurance generates passion and accountability for work results
  • Clarifying Expectations: Training and development programs can assist companies in clarifying their expectations of their employees. This initiative fosters a performance-oriented culture in which employees establish realistic goals based on well-defined corporate values
  • Enhancing Employee Engagement: Employees are more engaged and passionate about achieving at a high level when they believe they have a supportive employer. Providing workers with chances for training and development demonstrates that a business is committed to supporting its employees throughout their careers.

Regardless of the sort of training and development given, employee training and development must match with future workplace capabilities, support the company’s commercial objectives, and be delivered in an innovative manner that reflects the organization’s digital transition. 

Employee Training Objectives

Training is a structured activity aimed at improving employees’ technical skills so that they can effectively perform certain duties. To put it another way, training allows people to improve their technical knowledge and acquire new skills in order to do certain duties. Employee training is important for new hires and existing employees as well. It helps new employees to familiarize themselves with their responsibilities while also broadening their job-related knowledge and talents. It aims to boost their present job performance or prepare them for future opportunities. Employee training objectives are developed with the goals and objectives of the firm in mind. The purpose of training is to change the behaviour of those who receive it.  

  • Improve Employee Knowledge – Organizations must assist their staff in keeping their knowledge up to date with current trends. This is especially true in these days of rapid scientific and technological advancements. Organizations should assist their employees in combating obsolescence. Refresher training and growth programmers will be offered to employees in order to increase their value to the company
  • Improve Job-Related Skills – Some employees are unable to do their tasks effectively. They have limited abilities and knowledge of their tasks, as a result of which they generate low-quality and volume output, squander resources, damage equipment and tools, and fail to follow procedures
  • Positive Attitude – Employees must be trained to acquire positive and helpful attitudes toward their employment, superiors, colleagues, and juniors, the organization’s goals, policies, and procedures, and the work environment. In their inter-personal relationships and work culture, employees can be ignorant, indifferent, or even antagonistic to their occupations. The formation of staff attitudes and socialization is critical for fostering teamwork, guaranteeing discipline, and sustaining consistent behaviour 
  • Prepare for Greater Responsibilities – Personnel must have the opportunity to progress in their careers. At the same time, they should strive to take on greater responsibility and do more complex jobs competently. An organization may establish a system for this goal in which possibilities for personnel’s career advancement are made available while they are also being trained for higher roles
  • Facilitate Organizational Changes – Organizations must be dynamic in order to cope with, adjust, and adapt to changes in technology and other external influences. Employees must be trained how to pick up new information.

For this reason, they will be properly trained. The objective of employee training is to overcome its employees’ fear of change, which is caused by worry, terror, and unfamiliarity. The training program’s overall goal is to aid people in overcoming problems and  put knowledge into practice. It disseminates information to the general audience. 

  • Its goal is to help them improve their current job performance or prepare them for future prospects. This is taken into account when developing employee training objectives
  • To instill attitude, which influences how a trainee interacts with his supervisors and coworkers and instils a sense of responsibility in him
  • To prepare the employee to meet the changing needs of the job and the organization
  • To prepare employees for higher-level tasks and to establish a segregated workforce
  • To reduce the number of accidents. Employees might be given safety training to help prevent unexpected incidents. Accidents are less likely to occur when staff are familiar with the techniques for managing new and advanced technologies
  • To provide customer education in order to meet the training needs of businesses that primarily deal with the public

Training goals link a training program to real-world business outcomes. Setting clear, practical, and measurable training goals early in the training creation process will go a long way toward ensuring the success of your course. Training is a method of learning through a series of pre-programmed actions. Its goal is to improve one’s abilities and knowledge in order to do a specific profession. Training programs must be implemented after determining training needs, identifying training objectives, and designing training programs. The primary goal of training is to bridge the gap between an employee’s current talents and the work needs.  

Employee training objectives connect a training program to real-world business outcomes. Setting clear, practical, and measurable training goals early in the training creation process will go a long way toward ensuring the success of your course. Training is a method of learning through a series of pre-programmed actions. Its goal is to improve one’s abilities and knowledge in order to do a specific profession. Training programs must be implemented after determining training needs, identifying training objectives, and designing training programs. The primary objective of training is to bridge the gap between an employee’s current talents and the work needs. 

NURTURE

We believe that leaders are made. Through careful nurturing, structured learning, and enriching experience. Nurture wins over nature.

EXPLORE

We believe that humans have an unlimited capacity to learn. You may differ in your natural talents, preferences, and learning styles; but YOU can be whatever YOU set out to be. The world is your oyster!

CHALLENGE

The role of a facilitator and trainer in adult learning, is to challenge the assumptions,reframe the experience, and change perspectives. They enable learning by creating conversations that enable the learners to reflect on their own personalities, experiences, and priorities.

COLLABORATE

Teamwork that leads to high, consistent performance, represents the highest form of competitive advantage. Teamwork is not a function of time, role, or situation, but is an outcome of a collective goal – a conscious, consistent, and targeted effort by each of the team members.


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