SHARING KNOWLEDGE. EXPLORING IDEAS
At thefuturestory we tackle major issues like big data, social business, the future of work, employee values, and much more. It is an opportunity to hear from leading experts, collaborate on how to apply these big ideas to our businesses, and to meet others who share our enthusiasm for the future.
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Building business success through people
Employee engagement is like gold dust – if you get it right, it has amazing consequences for your customers, for your business and for your brand. The last event in thefuturestory series introduced you to PRIDE, our new engagement model and diagnostic tool that puts people firmly at the heart of your organisation. If you missed it, watch this page for blog and video content coming soon.
Previous event: The 100 - Year Career
The very thought of a longer working life may make your hair stand on end, but as we all have greater expectations for a longer, healthier life, a 50-year career is increasingly going to be found wanting. For a whole host of reasons, such as health, economic necessity and lifestyle aspirations, retirement is becoming an outdated concept. In the UK, over 50s already form 27% of the current workforce. By 2020 it will be a third. And while we’re mulling over that, more than half of the babies born in the West today have a life expectancy of over 100 years, making a new generation of people who will need to develop completely new long-term strategies for survival.
thefuturestory ‘The 100-Year Career’ event dived into the latest inter-generational concepts and how to achieve a different type of work-life balance. The event included inspirational and motivational speakers with a practical break-out session to apply their thinking to your professional and personal lives.
Key topics covered:
- What does a work-life balance really mean and can it impact employee engagement?
- How best to manage a multi-generational workforce
- Fulfilling your bucket list one step at a time
- How to plan for a longer and more fulfilling future personally and professionally
What did delegates think?
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