As businesses continue to grow, new technologies and solutions come to the fore, and business innovation proves to be more important than ever, companies are stepping up their hiring rates to fill the growing skills gap. Yet the answer could be in your existing workforce.
"It takes guts to build a fruitful initiative from the ground up, but mostly, the way we generate value in each of our startups is by tapping into the shared intellect of others"
According to Indeed’s Employer Outlook report, most companies are expecting to hire more people in 2018 than in 2017. These figures back up one of the trends that everyone was pinpointing for the year ahead: people skills really do matter.
The brightest minds and biggest disruptors have always led innovation and changed the shape of business. But over the years, both studies and real-life examples have shown that the “power of many” can be much more forceful. In many ways, collective intelligence is the future of organisations everywhere.
What’s the secret behind innovation within a company? According to Linda Hill, professor at the Harvard Business School and co-author of “Collective Genius”, it is “unleashing the power of the many”.