The firm of the future needs a range of new skills that go beyond traditional professional education and qualification, from data analytics and technology development to service design and user experience.
Firms need to support and up-skill existing employees, including management, to operate confidently in a digital world, but they also need to look at hiring, training and HR practices to ensure they have the right talent pipeline in place for the future.
NEW CULTURE OF WORK
How will firms engage employees more effectively and involve them in shaping the future workplace? This will become a key differentiator in attracting the talent needed to compete with new startups and technology firms entering professional services markets.
How will the culture of the firm changes when fee earners are not just traditionally educated specialists, but also technologists or experts in adjacent fields?
KEY SERVICE ELEMENTS
- Employee engagement
- Digital skills programmes
- Digital leadership development
- New thinking in HR
- Networked learning & development
- The new culture of work
- Digital workplace design
- Multi-disciplinary agile teaming
Future Firm Work Culture
Roadmap for future skills & roles
We support firms in discovering what new competencies and skills they will need in the near future and how to develop them.
Talent acquisition & retention
We guide firms in creating a workplace culture that helps attract and retain talent from startups and tech firms, as well as traditional professionals.
Creating new hybrid roles
We help firms succeed in the digital economy by helping them create new hybrid roles blending technology, data or design, in addition to a solid grounding in professional education.
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SELECTED BLOG POSTS
Welcome back to the Post*Shift Linklog, picking back up after our summer break. This week's contributor, Laura-Jane Parker, reflects on the challenges faced by organisations in encouraging new ways of working. The digital workplace tools landscape has had a shake-up...read more
An organisation’s approach to learning is a key success factor in its digital transformation efforts, and we are seeing three areas of focus emerging as predictors of maturity: how an organisation bridges its digital skills and confidence gaps how an...read more
Recently I've been seeing some pushback against the buzz around employee empowerment. Like any management trend, there is a valid critique to be voiced when an organisation talks about empowering their employees, but in reality doesn't follow through and just...read more
This week, our curator Laura-Jane Parker reflects on the importance of making time to develop your teams ways of working for greater resilience. At Post*Shift, our mission is to help organisations transform themselves into 21st century businesses. To do this well, we...read more
The demand for digital talent at all levels of the organisation far outstrips supply. Research by Mortimer Spinks indicates that by 2020 the UK is expected to have a shortage of 800,000 tech workers. Recruiting them costs more and takes longer than any other...read more
Building a culture of trust between management and the workforce is a key factor in reducing resistance to organisational change, and it helps create stronger alignment and sharing of ideas and practices. But, typically, trust is only measured once a year, or once a...read more
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