Last year, we focused a lot on the future of work and how automation will affect the workforce. We shared our thoughts around what leaders need to do to upskill their team as well as what individuals should do to ensure they are future-ready.
In an interview a few months back, a senior leader at an HR advisory firm said something that has stayed with me. She commented that as HR professionals, we would benefit from remembering that we are in control of the future, of the types of technology we will use. This is a comforting thought: as we barrel towards the future-- where we can sometimes be inundated with news and things changing before our very eyes-- we can take a breath and remember that we, the humans, are still in control.
In line with this, some recommended articles from the past month:
- Skills 4.0: how CEOs shape the future of work in Asia
- How to unlock employee potential?
- 5 leadership lessons from Jack Ma
And to recognise International Women’s Day on March 8th, I wanted to share some inspiring leaders we’ve covered recently on HQ Asia:
- How to put the human back into HR with Laura Harrison, People & Strategy Director at the CIPD.
- Developing female leaders with Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet, CEO of Remy Cointreau.
- The role of mentorship & career development, and how to empower women to steup up for leadership roles with Ilene Gordon, Chairman and CEO of Ingredion.
We wish you a great month and thanks for reading!