How to Create Competitive Advantage and Organizational Resilience in a Hybrid Work Model

How to Create Competitive Advantage and Organizational Resilience in a Hybrid Work Model

The development of professional skills is essential for this

BY RRHHDigital, 2:45 p.m. – July 12, 2021

The second edition of the Capgemini Research Institute’s Conversations for Tomorrow publication, The Future of Work Starts Now, emphasizes that to build competitive advantage and resilience, organizations must make the development and renewal of professional skills a priority. an integral part of its hybrid working model. Depending on the publication, in which members of the world’s leading organizations participate, the precise definition of hybrid work may vary, but the consensus is that it will not revert to a 100% face-to-face model in the short to medium term. future. The paper discusses the challenges posed by new work models and why upgrading skills is essential as technology redefines jobs.

In this issue, Capgemini examines how the Covid-19 pandemic has led to rethinking and reinventing the way organizations work, collaborate, recruit talent and motivate employees. It also discusses how certain sectors of the workforce will be affected, such as women, underrepresented minorities and young people, who face rising unemployment and a growing digital skills gap. The impact of the Covid-19 crisis on unemployment was twice as strong for young people as for the total population, with 23.4 million unemployed young people in OECD countries at the end of 2020, quotes the publication . As with any business evolution, there is a need to strike a balance between great opportunities and dealing with critical people issues, the post concludes.

“Conversations for Tomorrow” includes contributions and insights from leaders such as Lynda Gratton, professor of management practice at London Business School; Thierry Baril, director of human resources at Airbus; Gloria Chen, director of human resources and executive vice president of employee experience, Adobe; Kelly Palmer, Director of Learning and Talent at Degreed; Rmi Lugagne Delpon, Senior Vice-President of Human Relations at L’Oral Asia Pacific; and Peter Cappelli, George W. Taylor professor of business administration at the Wharton School and director of the Wharton Center for Human Resources.

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