5 Critical Foundation Skills Every Professional Should Have To Pursue Workplace Effectiveness

| December 11, 2018

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Fundamentally, modern workers are going to require a range of skills to keep pace with a fast-changing business environment.They’ll need to be agile, flexible, and capable of adapting to new circumstances, job roles, and opportunities.Foundation skills provide a platform for the effective upskilling of people. Skills cover a range of subjects and business areas from people management to personal development and from specialised areas such as expertise in specific legislation to broad-based, transferable skills like communication.Foundation skills are building blocks and, just like those blocks, they can be arranged, assembled, and structured to suit individual employees’ needs. They can also be used to fill gaps in an organisation’s training provision. The flexibility of foundation skills catalogues matches the agility required by organisations and people in a 21st-century working environment.In any discussion about changes in working lives and practices, you’ll hear a lot about the challenge of automation. But for all the talk about Artificial Intelligence taking over jobs, there’s less attention paid to how technology will enhance jobs. Beyond the provocative headlines lies the sober reality that people will need to have the ability and support to adapt as technology changes job roles.

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