Chief, Macroeconomic Policy Office, ILO
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated trends on global talent markets around automation, demographic shifts or climate mitigation. The session will present how these trends challenge traditional approaches for talent management, what alternative HR strategies are available and how to create a resilient workforce that allow companies and countries to thrive in a world of heightened uncertainty.
Tomorrow @ Work: What to expect from the post-pandemic Global Talent Market
- Global challenges to talent markets from automation, climate change, and an ageing workforce
- A new political landscape after the pandemic – consequences for workforce management
This session will explore:
- Resilient talent management – Getting ready for uncertain times
- What to expect from digital automation trends
- Climate change and global ageing
- How policy makers will shape will react to these trends
- The implications for your workforce and talent needs
- How to develop strategies for resilient talent management.
- A better understanding of current challenges for talent markets
- An integrative view of how workforce challenges evolve
- Insights into tools that help build a resilient workforce in times of high uncertainty.
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Ekkehard Ernst is Chief of the Macroeconomic Policies and Jobs Unit at the International Labour Organization. Currently he works on how to address the socio-economic crisis resulting from the Covid 19 pandemic. He is also widely published on the implications of artificial intelligence, robots and blockchain applications for the future of work, and the transition to a sustainable society.
In 2017, Ekkehard co-founded Geneva Macro Labs, a platform to identify, develop and implement solutions to address global challenges and existential risks. Together with his team he brings together international thought leaders and practitioners to promote and advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda.
Previously, he worked at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the European Central Bank. Ekkehard Ernst has studied in Mannheim, Saarbrücken and Paris and holds a PhD from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. He became an IZA Policy Fellow in July 2011.
Ekkehard Ernst is president of Geneva Macro Labs, a Think and Do-Tank for a sustainable Future of Work and impact investment to value natural capital.