Automation and digitisation of white collar workers processes and systems are going to wreak havoc in the careers of many professional workers including corporate treasury staff.
Based on data spanning 15 economies and 65% of the world’s total workforce, The World Economic Forum’s 2016 Future of Jobs Report identified that current trends could lead to a net employment impact of more than 5.1 million jobs lost to disruptive labour market changes over the period 2015–2020. Also few, if any, corporate treasury departments are predicting an expansion of their staffing numbers, most have accepted the mantra of “do more with less”.
Not only this, the mergers of companies, which is not going away, means that the number of corporate treasury jobs are in long term decline.
So, what do you do about it? Go to a roundtable? Go to a seminar?
Future of Work Roundtable and/or Seminar
Now.Next.You - developing tomorrow's leaders, today - is an Australian head quartered company that offers, “A holistic approach to corporate talent development and individual career management, providing frameworks to transition into today's changing workplace. Available to individuals, corporates, industry associations and consultants.” Carole Berndt and her co-founder and partner Louise Watts are running a roundtable in London on 6 June on “the impact for people and organisations across corporate banking globally.”
On 8 June Now.Next.You are also holding a two hour NowNextYou introductory seminar and networking event, for individuals interested in “how changes in the workplace will impact them, and looking to refresh and empower their careers.”
CTMfile take: Importantly HPC, who has been a leader for many years in the growing number of consultancies and companies helping workers threatened by this tsunami in the professional employment market, describe what they do as: - High Performance Coaching . Sadly the reality is that ’How to survive and thrive’ might be a more appropriate description of what they teach. Professional careers in corporate treasury are increasingly about survival.
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