The Transforming for the future podcast series features Mercer’s consultants who are helping organizations stay ahead of the curve by embracing transformation, exploring new ways of working and reinventing their employee experience. We’ll discuss the most pressing issues facing leaders today and how to shape the future of work so that your business and people thrive.

Join us in our latest episode as we dive into the fascinating world of skills-powered organizations. Discover how companies are leveraging skills to reskill and upskill their workforce, transforming truck drivers into marketing analysts and beyond.

We'll unveil exclusive insights from Mercer's Skills Snapshot research survey, highlighting the growing trend of skills-powered practices in organizations. Explore the concept of skills taxonomies and how data-driven approaches are reshaping talent management strategies. Don't miss out on this insightful discussion on "Using Skills-Powered Practices: Accelerating the Future of Talent and Rewards.

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Interesting moments from the interview:

  • Empowering Employees

    What we are being told most commonly from organizations is that the focus on skills is around providing clarity to their employees on job expectations and career paths, how they can better utilize their talent, and how to offer broader career opportunities.
  • Transparency and Growth

    We’re hearing from many organizations that their employees want transparency in how they can grow their career paths and compensation.
  • Talent Attraction, Compensation Clarity

    Organizations want to understand how to attract a critical workforce, and employees want to hear why they are getting paid what they are getting paid.
  • Unlocking potential

    Most companies are asking us to provide clarity to their employees regarding their job expectations and career paths. Better utilize their talent, seek broader career opportunities, and open new career pathways.

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