The worldwide Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), of which Borderless is a member, will bring together executive search and leadership consultants from across Europe in Brussels on November 9th to explore the theme, Elevate 2017: New Heights. Peak Results.
The conference will feature a number of speakers and two panels focusing on how digitalization is transforming business, ending the day with an award presentation, book signing and a cocktail reception. Entrepreneur and author Peter Hinssen will deliver the keynote presentation, sharing findings from his latest book, The Day After Tomorrow, discussing today’s exponentially changing world and its consequences for today’s organizations.
AESC President and CEO Karen Greenbaum will moderate a panel on The Next Wave: Executive Talent for the Next Generation. Executive talent advisors will join her to present new research on attracting, developing and retaining Gen X and Millennial executive talent.
AESC Managing Director for Europe & Africa, Clare Mahon, will moderate a panel on EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with Tim Hickman of legal firm White & Case, David Peters, Finance Director, Odgers Berndtson, and AESC President and CEO Karen Greenbaum to address how consultants and business leaders can prepare now for the enforcement of the regulation on May 25, 2018.
Other speakers include Senior Economist Ilaria Maselli, Neuroleadership expert Andy Habermacher, David Butler of Andrew Sobel Advisors, and Michael Chui of McKinsey & Company.
Attendees will develop a deeper understanding of the critical challenges and opportunities leaders face to better deliver long-term value. Now more than ever, our profession has more opportunities to help organizations achieve a competitive advantage.
Knowledge workers, employees with technical expertise and high-level executives alike can benefit from training to grasp the nascent tech. Across industries, businesses are laying out plans to train employees to use generative AI and AI tools effectively.
There also needs to be an understanding of the toll that caring takes on the mental, and sometimes physical, health of the individual. The constant mental burden of ensuring that both children and the elderly are cared for needs to be recognised by managers, followed by an honest discussion with employees about how best to manage and support it.
Next year will see some kind of embarrassing calamity related to artificial intelligence and hiring. That’s according to Forrester’s predictions for 2024, which prophesied that the heavy use of AI by both candidates and recruiters will lead to at least one well-known company to hire a nonexistent candidate, and at least one business to hire a real candidate for a nonexistent job.