Baker Stuart’s Insight: Work has changed beyond recognition, and so have our working styles. This article outlines why mobile working, activity-based working and flexible working is so crucial to work now.
Today, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing the face of work as we know it: introducing AI and automation to the workplace and creating a drastic shift in the skills required by organisations today. As automation increasingly frees employees up from the repetitive, process work that can so often dominate their day-to-day, organisations are instead looking to employees to showcase their critical thinking and creativity. Indeed, McKinsey’s Skill Shift confirms that by 2030 the demand for higher cognitive skills, such as creativity, critical thinking and decision making will grow by 14 percent in Europe.
Mobile working is a critical way to foster such skills within the workforce. And it’s imperative that businesses move away from thinking of mobile working as a benefit, but instead make it part and parcel of our working lives. Nowadays, mobile technology and remote working can actually be the driver behind people’s creativity, productivity and […]