The workplace continues to change as new technologies and new ways of working begin to emerge. Using Robert Half’s expertise, explore the impact of the future workplace and what that will mean for hiring strategies. What part will technologies like data analytics, the internet of things, robotics, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality play, and how can organisations ensure they keep pace?
Trends shaping the future of work also include flexibility, job descriptions, roles and responsibilities, and skills. How should you change recruitment strategies to make sure you build flexibility into the opportunities you offer? And how can you meet your employee’s changing expectations? With insights from our experts, you will be in a better position to meet the challenges of tomorrow, today.
Katy Tanner, Director, IZ Leadership Development Programs at Robert Half and Steve Sully, Director at Robert Half explore some of the lessons learnt through the lenses of people, technology and process. Explore how considerations for these three pillars are needed to help build the future of work for you individually and your business.
Recruiting for the future: The challenges for SMEs explains how to attract and keep the IT people businesses will depend on for digital success. Based on research with 100 UK IT directors, SME leaders and digital specialists, the report explores:
1 in 2 CIOs believe digitisation will have the biggest impact on the future of their organisations. As well as having capabilities to develop smooth processes, harness machine learning and analyse data, IT specialists need to collaborate to build systems that put customer expectations first. But how will SMEs compete for these talented tech professionals against larger organisations and tech firms?
SMEs that fail to use advantages delivered by new technologies and the big data revolution risk being left behind. Benefits of digitisation in business identified by CIOs include increased efficiencies, improved employee communication and greater productivity. A successful approach to recruiting digital talent requires deliberate action and will not happen by accident.
  The pace of technology change means business models will continue to change radically, while job descriptions become much more fluid. IT leaders increasingly need skills such as change management to ensure their organisation is taking advantage of the powerful tech that’s out there. Find out why recruitment planning also needs to take account of skills. of CIOs believe SMEs struggle to attract talent as they prefer to work for large tech companies

Recruiting the right tech skills and experience is just the start: retaining top performers in a competitive market is a big challenge. Three-quarters of CIOs believe it is more difficult for SMEs to attract top talent as they prefer to work for larger, tech companies. While salary is the top reason tech talent search elsewhere, work-life balance and training and development are important too.
Automation, AI and digital transformation are becoming what's known as the 4th industrial revolution. This evolution of the workplace comes at a time when four in five hiring managers are finding qualified professionals has become more challenging. Explore how the convergence of industry 4.0, skills shortages, and changing working patterns are the key trends shaping the future of work.