Ruchika Shah leads the web, social, and events teams. You will often find her checking, rechecking, tweaking, and rewriting headlines and all things text and multimedia. A postgraduate in journalism from the Xavier Institute of Communication, and a Psychology Major from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, Ruchika has previously worked with NewsWire18 (now Cogencis), Business Standard, Autocar India, and DNA India where she has written on everything from commodities to the economy, and automobiles to sustainability. When she's not working, you will find her—in no particular order—cooking up a feast, planning a vacation, or furiously crocheting.
Job profiles and descriptions are evolving thanks to new technologies, especially automation.
The younger generation is entering the workforce while the older ones are retiring, so experienced talent is scarce. “As they [companies] wrestle with such challenges—and resulting talent imbalances—corporate leaders and economic policymakers should take a closer look at where people want to work, what they want in a job and where to find the needed skills,” the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) said in a statement.
BCG and online international recruitment company The Network recently carried out a survey titled ‘Decoding Global Talent 2018’. The survey of 366,139 workforce respondents from 197 countries found that the willingness of employees to emigrate has dipped marginally from 64 percent in 2014 to 57 percent today, thanks to tighter immigration and trade norms in the US and Brexit. Refugees in Europe, Asia’s rise as an economic superpower and eastern Europe’s revitalisation are also factors. The future of the workforce will include finding foreign candidates at a time when immigration policy is undergoing change in many countries, BCG said in a statement.
Here are the top ten cities that are most attractive for employees across the world, according to the survey: