It’s been proven that an efficient response of the workforce to the human capital needs of the economy boosts labor productivity and, as a consequence, economic growth. People with the right skills have better opportunities to access high-quality jobs, improve their earnings and enhance their quality of life and that of their families. Employers require workers with … [Lee más...] about Skills for Work: Boosting Development and Productivity
Countries worldwide all vie to attract inward investment based on their competitive and comparative advantages in various sectors. Few countries stand out however in how they use skills as a key incentive to get foreign direct investment – Singapore and Ireland for example. Developing countries, however, tend to focus their efforts mainly on “creating” an ecosystem that appeals … [Lee más...] about Skills: The New Push to Attract Investment
These are times of change. ChatGPT has arrived in our lives. Is it true that this new technology changes the present and the future of work on multiple dimensions? What is its real capacity to replace tasks that we humans perform today? Is it very different from other technologies that already exist? And can we entrust it with all jobs, tasks and occupations? The truth is that … [Lee más...] about Tell Us, ChatGPT, How is The Future of Work going to look like?
As Latin American and Caribbean countries move forward towards a post-pandemic path, attention is focusing once more on the challenges that were already present before the crisis and that were intensified due to COVID-19. Regarding labor and education, one of the challenges is the skill shortages that workers in the region present. Skills for work are … [Lee más...] about Skills for work: steps in the right direction
La pandemia del coronavirus llevó a las empresas, a los trabajadores y a los consumidores a adoptar rápidamente nuevos comportamientos que probablemente se mantengan, cambiando la trayectoria y velocidad de tendencias que hace un par de años pensábamos lejanas. El debate sobre el teletrabajo como una modalidad de trabajo instalada es amplio y cuenta algunos consensos, entre … [Lee más...] about Teletrabajo: qué es y cómo está cambiando el mundo laboral