Future of Work: 2021 & Beyond —Aon and Business Insider's report rethinks the workforce models for success

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Future of Work: 2021 & Beyond —Aon and Business Insider's report rethinks the workforce models for success
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  • Aon, in association with Business Insider, released the ‘Future of Work: 2021 & Beyond’ report to dig deeper into what the future is about.
  • This is a culmination of the months of work that Aon has done that has been a fuel for Business Insider’s special virtual event that took place on September 16 and 17.
  • “A future-ready workforce requires reskilling and upskilling talent,” Marius Grindemann, director at global professional services platform Aon, said.
Who would have thought that work from home would become a real thing? Eighteen months have gone by, and we have been becoming more proficient at it with each passing day. Many may think that this is the “future of work” everyone has been talking about, but there is much more in store.

The recently released ‘Future of Work: 2021 & Beyond’ report by Aon and Business Insider dig much deeper into what this future is all about and what changes it may bring to our lives. This is a culmination of the months of work that professional services firm Aon has done that has been a fuel for Business Insider’s special virtual event that took place on September 16 and 17.

YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE REPORT HERE

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The last eighteen months have only been a prequel to a movie that has not yet started yet, but the blueprint is already under works.

The good news is that we don’t need to worry about robots taking all the jobs. The bad news is that one will have to work on it by constantly upskilling and reskilling, and staying in touch with emerging trends. “A future-ready workforce requires reskilling and upskilling talent,” Marius Grindemann, director at Aon, said.


As the world stepped into a lockdown, employers were also finding ways to bring back people to work when the employees remained wary of the virus. “In a global economy, where intangible adders are becoming more valuable than the physical ones, understanding how people work best could be a good place to start,” Pete Bentley, global chief commercial officer (COO) and Future of Work Leader — Human Capital Solutions at Aon said.
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Aon is a British multinational professional services firm that sells a range of financial risk-mitigation products, such as insurance, pension administration, health-insurance plans and more. It offers its services across 120 countries and has over 3,500 clients.

Several experts from the company, who have spent several years in understanding and working in this domain, explained newer trends and solutions to manage the workforce of the future. The report also touches upon solutions to close the skill gap that may emerge, strategising total rewards, measuring progress, overcoming challenges to effective workforce planning, and redesigning focus roles.
Future of Work: 2021 & Beyond —Aon and Business Insider's report rethinks the workforce models for success
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YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE REPORT HERE

The report, by Aon and Business Insider, also touches upon the need for hiring better talent, managing work forces of the future, planning to close the skill gap that may emerge and talent assessment tactics better suited for the jobs of the future.

The report includes inputs from Aon’s partners Richarf Harris, Laura Wanlass, Stefan Gaertner, Tzeitel Fernandes and Mina Morris, and Directors Jacqueline Condron, Hannah Kenney as well as Marius Grindemann.

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