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As leaders gather in Tianjin, China from 27-29 June for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions, PwC will join the discussions to help advance action for a more equitable and prosperous global economy.
Pete Brown, Global People & Organisation Leader, PwC UK joined a panel on 28 June focused on the key talent gaps in both advanced and emerging economies and what policies are needed to ensure a thriving future for fast-growing industries. Learn more about how PwC and the World Economic Forum are helping to drive the move towards skills-first labour markets around the world, and watch a replay of the panel here.
On 20 June, PwC launched its 2023 Global Workforce Hopes & Fears Survey. This year’s survey, which polled nearly 54,000 workers in 46 countries and territories, reveals the challenges facing workers and leaders in today’s rapidly changing economic environment. As organisations around the world face the need for transformational change in the face of issues like climate change and the rise of AI, how can businesses help build a global workforce with the skills and behaviours needed to succeed?
To learn more, read the report and watch a leadership panel discuss the findings. Following welcome remarks by PwC China Vice Chairman Elton Yeung, the World Economic Forum moderates a conversation with PwC leaders, including Pete Brown, Global People & Organisation Leader, PwC UK; Thomas Leung, PwC Mainland China and Hong Kong Markets Leader; and Amy Cai, PwC China ESG Managing Partner.
PwC’s 2023 Global Workforce Hopes & Fears Survey reveals that the global economy and labour market are changing at a rapid pace. Reflecting on the survey findings, Bhushan Sethi, Strategy&, Principal, PwC US and Pete Brown, Global People & Organisation Leader, PwC UK share that forward-looking companies need to apply a skills-first approach, focusing on candidates’ competencies rather than their qualifications or job history. As part of this, employers must also understand the importance of providing their employees with equal access to training opportunities and encouraging them to embrace new ways of working.
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