Is The Skills Gap Growing?

At a time when youth and long-term unemployment is high, it is difficult to understand why some companies can’t find the people they need. Even though changes in the economy have caused the loss of many jobs they have also created new jobs that remain unfilled because of a shortage of people with the right skills.

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How To Be A Good Leader

Recent thinking on leadership indicates characteristics traditionally seen as more feminine than masculine are necessary for success in today’s world. Patience, humility, inclusiveness, understanding, empathy and openness, more generally identified as feminine traits, are now seen as necessary for leaders of both sexes.

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Do You Have The Right Skills? Part I

There are few certainties about the future of work but little doubt about the importance of having the right skills. Employment in the future will depend on the skills you have and the demand from employers for those skills.

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Is Education In Crisis?

Education used to provide a space where students could learn for the sake of learning. It exposed students to knowledge and developed critical thinking and freedom of thought. Education, today, is often treated as a commodity and driven by the demands of the market.

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