TalentLens Blog - 21st Century Skills

New Webinar: Closing the Skills Gap for Emerging Leaders

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Register now for Pearson TalentLens’ latest webinar! Title: Confronting the Skills Gap: How Great Companies are Creating Leaders in a VUCA World Date: Thursday, April 7th  Time: 2:00pm ET Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6013928754836487425 Leadership is in a transition. Baby Boomers are retiring at … Continue reading

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Pearson Announces Key Findings of the 2016 Trends in Executive Development Survey

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Results show new emphasis on cognitive readiness, a continued focus on critical thinking, and a significant skills gap for emerging leaders NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) MARCH 22, 2016 Pearson today announced the results of the “2016 Trends in Executive Development: … Continue reading

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What are the Top Trends in Executive Development?

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The latest Trends in Executive Development report is ready, and the results may surprise you. With a record number of survey responses from CLO’s, Executives, Heads of Leadership Development, and Senior HR Leaders, it is clear that their most consistent … Continue reading

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Hiring for Mechanical Comprehension in the 21st Century

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As discussed in our white paper (“Hiring Manufacturing Staff in the 21st Century: A Fundamental Shift in Skills”), modern manufacturing requires a unique mix of mechanical comprehension, adaptability to new technology, and the ability to work in a team environment. … Continue reading

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Want More Innovation? Try Developing Critical Thinking and Creativity.

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Successful innovation has become the proverbial Holy Grail for many organizations seeking to stay ahead of their competition. It is the answer for problems ranging from flat revenue to stodgy product design to a lackluster cafeteria menu. The “I” word … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking Tip: Examine the Decision Point

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Critical thinking holds up, or breaks down, at the Decision Point – that moment when an individual or a team ends the discussion, and makes a decision that moves things forward. The better the critical thinking, the better the decision. … Continue reading

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