If you want to be prepared for the future, you must reassess your talent strategy, write Megan McConnell and Bill Schaninger for McKinsey Quarterly.
Whether you’re a CEO or an HR leader, you are aware of what is coming: disruption. Or rather, more disruption. Technology – digitisation, automation, AI – is going to transform the nature of work as we know it, causing job displacement on the scale of the industrial revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries. It will affect 800 million people around the world, forcing 375 million to switch jobs and learn new skills.