Tapping into the great workforce migration – how can new industries and their workforces benefit?

Date: Thursday 19th August 2021
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Workforce migration
Location: Your desk
Date: Thursday 19th August 2021
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Pricing: FREE for Future Industries Australia Subscribers

The global pandemic and the rapid uptake of communications technology has redesigned the future of work. This means emerging industries are faced with a number of challenges and opportunities when it comes to sourcing and attracting talent with the skills that will be required to deliver on your business strategy. How can Australia’s future industries tap into the workforce migration? How will your recruitment practices have to pivot to attract, hire and retain talent remotely coupled with managing flexible working, that is now becoming de rigueur? What skills will your leaders need to be successful in this new world of work?

About our speakers

 Helen Burns

Helen is the Site Lead Management Consulting Partner for PwC in Brisbane specialising in digital transformation, and a core Partner in PwC’s Future of Work business.Helen has dedicated her career to helping organisations anticipate the future so they can build their people capability to be fit and competitive in a changing world.

Helen helps clients successfully navigate the future of work as they grapple with disruption from new technologies, business models, regulations, societal expectations and environmental demands.

Helen brings a breadth of experience in working with clients across health, social welfare, taxation, energy, finance, border control, transport, aviation, social justice and education in both the private and public sectors. Helen’s focus is managing the people aspects of transformation and change, using this lens to build organisational agility and resilience.

Ariane Virtue

Ariane Virtue is one of Australia’s most prominent thought leaders in the area of flexible work strategy, design and implementation. She designs and implements experiential flexible working programs for blue-chip global clients, using ‘best-practice’ meets best fit methodologies fit with cutting-edge content, delivered with impact. She is a Partner and Co-Founder of Flex We Are, Australia’s leading flexible workplace consultancy. Flex We Are humanises work and assists organisations on how to be ‘better’ at work – doing the right work in the right place at the right time, by creating a workplace where everybody can do their best work.

An innovative consultant, trainer and leadership advisory expert with over twenty years of experience across multiple industries in APAC, heading Talent & Leadership Risk consulting and advisory teams, to deliver complex talent issues.

She understands that championing diversity to unbundle the myths and facts of what is flexible working and will give the clarity of how flexible work can solve broad business issues.

Tim Roberts

Hailing from a strong industry background in Electrotechnology and ICT, Tim Roberts was at the forefront of the third industrial revolution, Industry 3.0, and looks forward to assisting in guiding industry through Industry 4.0 in the role of Workforce Development and Executive Liaison – Internet of Things IoT

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