#WorkTrends Recap: Mobility: The Changing Workforce

The business economy is strong and companies are experiencing rapid growth as a result. That often means expansion into new regions and the need to develop a current workforce to fit those needs, as well as the need to recruit additional talent. These things are made more challenging by the fact that competition for skills today is at its highest. And that’s where technology in general, and mobility in particular, comes in. Companies who focus on mobility as part of their talent strategies are positioning themselves to see the most growth, performance, leadership development, talent acquisition, and talent retention.

On this week’s #WorkTrends show, we talked to Peggy Smith, CEO of Worldwide ERC, the premier global professional membership association for workforce mobility. Peggy discussed how mobility is changing our workforce.

Here are a few key points Peggy shared:

  • Millennials are productive disrupters who are improving the workforce.
  • We live in a customized world and need to deliver customized experiences in the workforce and beyond.
  • People are having global experiences more often today and at younger ages than ever before—understanding that, and adapting it into your culture and operations are keys to success.

You can listen to the #WorkTrends podcast on our BlogTalk Radio channel here.

You can also check out the highlights of the conversation from our Storify here:

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