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					Graduates and the future of work



       by Toronto Training and HR

             October 2011
           3-4   Introduction to Toronto
                 Training and HR
Contents   5-9   Skills and capabilities
                 required
           10-18 Worlds ahead
           19-21 One year on
           22-23 Conclusion and questions
Introduction




     Page 3
Introduction to Toronto Training
            and HR
• Toronto Training and HR is a specialist training and human
  resources consultancy headed by Timothy Holden
• 10 years in banking
• 10 years in training and human resources
• Freelance practitioner since 2006
• The core services provided by Toronto Training and HR are:
              - Training course design
              - Training course delivery
              - Reducing costs
              - Saving time
              - Improving employee engagement & morale
              - Services for job seekers

                            Page 4
Skills and capabilities
        required




          Page 5
Skills and capabilities required 1 of 4
TODAY
Teamworking skills
Sector-specific skills
Communication skills
Computer skills
Ability to adapt to and act in new situations
Good reading/writing skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Planning and organizational skills
Decision-making skills
Good with numbers
Foreign language skills

                           Page 6
Skills and capabilities required 2 of 4
TOMORROW
Sector-specific skills
Basic skills such as being good with numbers,
good reading and writing skills, computer skills
Communication skills
Teamworking skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Foreign language skills
Ability to adapt to and act in new situations
Planning and organizational skills


                        Page 7
Skills and capabilities required 3 of 4
SKILLS GAP
Lack of business acumen, commercial understanding
and preparation for the ‘leap’ from the academic to
commercial environment
The lack of personal and interpersonal skills, including
communication, emotional intelligence and
organisational skills
Poor English language skills, ranging from a difficulty
in making the transition from academic writing to
business writing, to basic inadequacies in grammar
and spelling

                         Page 8
Skills and capabilities required 4 of 4
SKILLS GAP
Attitudinal issues, including the unrealistic
expectations of their role and inflated views of
their capability early on
Specialist skills needed for specific jobs e.g.
engineering, computer science




                       Page 9
Worlds ahead




    Page 10
        Worlds ahead 1 of 8
THEMES
Business models will change dramatically
People management will present one of the
principal business challenges
The role of HR will undergo fundamental change




                     Page 11
        Worlds ahead 2 of 8
CORPORATE RULES
Size does really matter
Corporates divide the haves and have nots
Welcome to the technology age
Corporates drive lifestyle choices

Managing people
Who leads people strategy?
Organizational challenges
Employee profile

                     Page 12
        Worlds ahead 3 of 8
CORPORATE RULES
Talent management
People metrics and reporting
People shared services
Reward and performance




                     Page 13
        Worlds ahead 4 of 8
GREEN IS THE COLOUR!
Consumers drive corporate behaviour
Supply chain control
How green are you?
Large corporate fines

Managing people
Who leads people strategy?
Organizational challenges
Employee profile

                     Page 14
       Worlds ahead 5 of 8
GREEN IS THE COLOUR!
People engagement
Society engagement
People shared services
Sustainability




                    Page 15
        Worlds ahead 6 of 8
SMALL BUT PERFECTLY FORMED
A free economy
Networks are key
Complex supply chains
Millennials drive technology use

Managing people
Who leads people strategy?
Organizational challenges
Employee profile

                     Page 16
        Worlds ahead 7 of 8
SMALL BUT PERFECTLY FORMED
Outsourced activities
Flexible workforce

Core operations




                  Page 17
        Worlds ahead 8 of 8
TO SUMMARIZE
Resourcing and succession
Talent management
Employee engagement
Reward and performance
Learning and development




                     Page 18
One year on




    Page 19
         One year on 1 of 2
EXAMPLE-1102 respondents
Three types of program
Certificates
Diplomas
Advanced diplomas




                     Page 20
             One year on 2 of 2
EXAMPLE
% of respondents in the labour force           96%
Employment rate of labour force participants   87%
% of respondents employed
in work related to field of study              80%
Average annual salary of those employed in
full-time work related to field of study       $31855
% of graduates who pursued further education   20%




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Conclusion & Questions




         Page 22
            Conclusion
Summary
Questions




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