June’s live Cloud Wars Expo event featured dozens of industry leaders allowing the Acceleration Economy team access to the inner workings of the greatest growth market the world has ever known. In this News Desk interview, recorded live at Cloud Wars Expo, Principal Analyst Aaron Back welcomes LinkedIn Director of Product Marketing Sudha Ranganathan, who heads up the Global Verticals and North America Field Marketing Talent Solutions business for the company.
00:15 — Aaron introduces today’s guest, Sudha Ranganathan, for a discussion on hiring talent in the era of the “Great Reshuffle.” Ranganathan recounts her experience across the globe in a variety of industries.
02:19 — Ranganathan explains platform insights, which is the method LinkedIn has for gaining insight into job seekers — and the companies hiring those job seekers.
04:29 — Ranganathan introduces the concept of the Great Reshuffle and its impact on digital natives. Remote and hybrid work environments carry a greater appeal for digital natives, who bring an inherent comfort with technology to the workplace. This demographic is more eager to establish a healthy work-life balance.
07:00 — What are the jobs of the future? What are the skills needed to do those jobs effectively? Ranganathan details the growing skills gap and equipping employees to do their best work.
10:09 — LinkedIn has a unique sense of the job-seeking market, which provides objective, fact-based platform insights.
12:46 — Career mobility exploded at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic as employees took stock of their current positions.
14:00 — Workers are applying their skills to new industries and career paths offering improved compensation.
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