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El futuro del empleo y las competencias profesionales del futuro: la perspectiva de las empresas

Nearly three out of four Spanish companies have difficulty filling their job vacancies, a new survey of 53 major firms reveals. This study surveyed 53 large companies currently operating in Spain, which as of December 2017 employed nearly half a million people in Spain and nearly three million worldwide. Companies said they struggled with finding …
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WEF Global Human Capital Report 2017

The World Economic Forum has just launched the Global Human Capital Report 2017. Efforts to fully realize people’s economic potential – in countries at all stages of economic development – are falling short due to ineffective deployment of skills throughout the workforce, development of future skills and adequate promotion of ongoing learning for those already …
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OECD Employment Outlook 2016

This 2016 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook provides an in-depth review of recent labour market trends and short-term prospects in OECD countries. Contents: Chapter 1 examines recent labour market developments, with a special focus on vulnerable youth who are neither working nor in education or training. The size of this group has grown in …
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Leading the life you want: skills for integrating work and life by Stewart D. Friedman.

A Wall Street Journal Bestseller “For nearly thirty years, my life’s work has been to help people like you find ways to bring the often warring aspects of life into greater harmony.” — Stew Friedman, from Leading the Life You Want You’re busy trying to lead a “full” life. But does it really feel full–or …
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Talent Mobility 2020 and Beyond

PwC research predicts the number of workers taking on global assignments is set to increase by 50% in the next decade as companies re-think their talent needs to be based to fulfill their growth ambitions. According to the study, “Talent Mobility: 2020 and beyond”, only 1% of people are now doing traditional assignments which involve …
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Jobs and Skills in the 21st Century

Towers Watson and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently released a knowledge paper describing these challenges under the title “Jobs and Skills in the Twenty-First Century.” Over the next two decades, Asia is expected to add 494 million people to its workforce — nearly 54% of the growth projected for the entire global workforce — …
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Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Lives

The OECD has just published the report, “Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Lives: A Strategic Approach to Skills Policies.” The book has been developed under the OECD Skills Strategy initiative that aims to help countries to identify the strengths and weaknesses of their national skills systems, benchmark them internationally, and develop policies that can transform …
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