Leigh Ann Arthur

Upskilling, Reskilling & Continuous Learning, in the age of Ageism

A Talk by Leigh Ann Arthur (Managing Director, LAA International Executive Search)

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About this Talk

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is about seeing value in each other. What I do every day is share the value of my candidates with my clients. But with candidates at 50+ the response can be that other candidates are chosen, although age isn't given as the reason. The World Economic Forum says we are facing a reskilling emergency, we need to reskill more than 1 billion people before 2030. Here's how we can defy Ageism.

Session Takeaways

Adopting these mindsets: curious & open mindset, growth (this might change)

Facts Related To This Presentation

The World Economic Forum also declared a reskilling emergency as 133 million new jobs could be created by 2022. They further report that 42% of the core skills required for most jobs are going to change by 2022 AND The Forum’s Future of Jobs report pointed to the double disruption of automation and pandemic, with 85 million jobs displaced by 2025. But among those set to remain, 50% will need reskilling by 2025. People as well as Companies must futureproof themselves.

About The Speaker

Leigh Ann Arthur

Leigh Ann Arthur

Managing Director, LAA International Executive Search