The Future of Work and How to “Future Proof” Careers and your Organization

Change in the 21st century continues all around us at lightning speed, leading nearly 90 % of HR and business leaders surveyed in the ‘2017 Global Human Capital Trends’ research to cite a need to re-engineer their entire organizational model. This means rethinking leadership, management, careers and jobs. Additionally:

  • The Oxford University Martin School of Business study predicts nearly half of today’s jobs will be gone in 10 years.
  • In the United States alone, 40% of the workforce participates in the crowd or gig economy.
  • A recent Deloitte/MIT study found that 70% of business leaders will likely need a new or different talent base to compete in the future. All the while many of our approaches to leadership and talent management have remained unchanged.

After briefly reviewing this topic’s research and “The Future-Proof Workplace” by Linda Sharkey and Morag Barrett, participants will learn how leading companies are transforming themselves through new organizational structures that leverage:

  • networks of teams.
  • missions that tap into and strengthen culture.
  • new learning and development models shifting employees from career ladders to career lattices.

Utilize this timely breakout session to accelerate talent development, reshape your culture, and succeed with purpose.


Molly Mahoney, SIM Central Florida Chapter, Director of Strategic Technology at CNL Financial Group Inc.

Molly Mahoney has spent the last 29 years in Information Technology. She is Director of Strategic Technology at CNL Financial Group Inc., responsible for Application Development, Application Support and the Project Management Office. Molly has extensive project, program, software development and change management experience.

Her passion for developing future leaders resulted in becoming a facilitator for the Institute for 21st Century Leadership’s nationally-renowned RLF program, dedicated to delivering tomorrow’s leaders today.

Molly has been active in the SIM Central Florida Chapter since 2004 and is now serving as past President.

Her love for travel in developing countries led to her involvement with Ten Thousand Villages, Winter Park, a non-profit, fair trade retailer on Park Avenue. Villages is a social enterprise that partners with independent small-scale artisan groups, co-ops and workshops to bring their wares to our markets, so artisans in developing countries earn a fair wage, are treated with dignity and respect and are able to live a life of quality.