As the corporate sector prepares for the new year, an event tagged ‘The Workplace Outlook 2024’ (TWO2024) offered a glimpse into the transformative forces shaping the professional landscape for the upcoming year.
The recently concluded event served as a compass, illuminating the anticipated trends that employees can look forward to in their workplaces. This event not only mirrored the ongoing shifts in workplace norms but also anticipated the burgeoning expectations awaiting employees in 2024.
Participants consisted of business leaders and executives who assembled to resolve trends that will shape workplaces in the coming year.
Ugo Obi-Chukwu, CEO of Nairametrics, gave an enlightening speech concerning the key trends expected to define the workplace in 2024, such as increased remote and hybrid work dynamics, advancements in digital transformation, a heightened focus on employee well-being, and an emphasis on upskilling and reskilling.
Stanley Eluwa, Human Resource and Legal Director at Promasidor Nigeria articulated a thought-provoking perspective, asserting, “What got us here might not take us there.” Eluwa’s words encapsulated the essence of evolving workplace strategies, emphasising the need for adaptability and innovation in navigating the changing professional landscape.
Technology’s transformative role was also highlighted, as it reshapes jobs by upskilling and reskilling. The need for continuous upskilling and reskilling was fervently discussed, and strategies were proffered on how they could be introduced into the business by creating a career pathing programme as a way to align employees’ career dreams with the organization’s business objectives. This affirmed the necessity for a proactive learning culture within organisations.
The Workplace Outlook 2024 stands as a testament to collective anticipation, adaptation, and innovation. The event’s success lies in the collective commitment of senior professionals towards steering their organisations in alignment with imminent transformations in the professional realm.
The gathering was a collaborative effort put together to fathom the future of organisations and employees.
The insights offered by the innovative congregation of successful leaders encouraged professionals to shape environments that nurture the full well-being of the workforce, acknowledging its direct correlation with sustained productivity and employee satisfaction.