How Lifelong Learning is at the Heart of Singapore’s Success

How Lifelong Learning is at the Heart of Singapore’s Success

By 2030, as many as 375 million workers – or 14% of the global workforce – could find that their jobs have disappeared because of automation. In the U.S., 73 million jobs could be destroyed. Those figures come from a November 2017 McKinsey Global Institute report on...
5 Tips for Doing a Reduction in Force (RIF) the Right Way

5 Tips for Doing a Reduction in Force (RIF) the Right Way

Low unemployment rates and a scramble to close the skills gap are top-of-mind trends among HR professionals and business leaders. Against such a backdrop, thoughts of reductions in force (RIF) and layoffs are largely ignored. True…in September, there was a brief...
Contemplating Competencies: What Are the Best Companies Doing Now?

Contemplating Competencies: What Are the Best Companies Doing Now?

We recently spoke with Avilar’s CEO, Tom Grobicki, to discuss what he’s seeing in the world of workforce competencies. What’s happening? What’s next? Any best practices from companies that are doing it well? Here’s what he had to say. Q. How are organizations putting...
How to Unleash the Power of Competencies

How to Unleash the Power of Competencies

The U.S. Air Force is facing a pilot shortage. By fiscal 2016, the service was more than 1,500 pilots short. With 1,600 pilots eligible to separate from the service in the next four years – and a projected increase in the number of pilots needed in the force – the...
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