|Generation Agile | Agile Business Consortium|
Bridging the gap between Generation Agile and businesses around the globe
Are you ready for Generation Agile?
60% of today’s 11 year olds will go on to have jobs that haven’t been invented yet.
As a generation, those under 30 years of age are used to these kinds of uncertain environments and are adept at managing them.
Many of this generation don’t use the word agile, instead they reference adaptability, flexibility, resilience, complex problem solving, creativity and more.
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What we do know, based on a 2018 World Economic Forum report, is that the top ten skills for jobs in 2022 include a large proportion of specifically agile skills:
These are all skills that we hope to see in our agile teams, and in the very near future the skills that businesses want to see in almost all their employed talent – including those already in the workforce.
What some have failed to consider is that the naturally agile generation has a different working approach to traditional business. Agile employees thrive best when they are within an environment which supports their needs, and businesses that don’t meet their requirements for an agile culture are at a significant disadvantage when it comes to recruiting.
Following our initial discussions with members of Generation Agile, we found that the most important things they are looking for from an organisation are:
The Agile Business Consortium is working to bridge the gap between Generation Agile and businesses around the globe, helping organisations to adjust their culture in order to facilitate the naturally agile and enable themselves to attract top talent.
It is our collective duty to support Generation Agile, and with the naturally agile thriving in the world of work.
The average age of a Project Manager has dropped from 42 to 36 – we are here to help organisations to develop into the agile environments that our young people need.
White Paper: Why We Need Generation Agile
We believe in the value of agile thinking and it’s necessity for the challenges that the future will bring our businesses and societies. This whitepaper sets out why it's so important to make agility and agile skills a core part of the education of our young people.Download White Paper