Once upon a time, building a career followed a template. You finish your studies, overcome the teething troubles of learning the ropes, and then slowly but surely settle into a career that lasts a lifetime.
Then came the internet.
Like any revolution, the digital revolution hasn’t been without disruptions. While opening a world (wide web) of possibilities, it has also drastically shortened the lifespan of skills as customer demands and business requirements evolve as fast as technological features.
As technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science promise a future never imagined before, the skills required of humans have to align with potential needs. Constant reskilling isn’t only for the restless. It’s fast becoming a requirement of workforce for companies to stay competitive in the ever-changing business landscape.
Always striving to be ahead of the curve, Allianz laid the foundations for preparing its workforce a while back. The pandemic only served to speed up the process, with the crisis forcing an acceleration of digitalization and a swift change in work culture.
So what has Allianz been up to? The latest , an annual summary of the company’s human capital facts and figures, culture and people policies, gives glimpses into some of the Group’s recent initiatives.