Forget the Workforce, Focus on the Skillsforce

With global business disruptions and increasing technology demands, your organisational success hinges on the behavioural and technical skills of your team. Are they prepared with the critical competencies necessary for a dynamic and digital world?

Industry leaders Kristin Shackelford and Fahran Mahmood will host a compelling discussion: Forget the Workforce, Focus on the Skillsforce.

Watch the webinar to gain valuable insights:

  • Find out the skills needed for a rapidly changing and digital world
  • Discover the strategies, tools, and practices to enable skills development
  • Learn how to attract and retain talented workers in times of uncertainty


Kristin Shackelford
Solution Principal, Digital Leadership and Business Practice, Skillsoft

Kristin Shackelford serves as Skillsoft’s Organization Transformation Solution Principal for North America and EMEA. Kristin has over 20 years of experience in the talent and learning industry, bringing relevant industry insights to many of the largest global enterprises. She is passionate about helping organizations develop new capabilities for the digital age to ensure they are armed with the right knowledge to future proof their organization. Kristin regularly speaks and consults on current topics including Developing Leaders for the Digital Age, Women in Leadership, and the impact technology and globalization have on culture, people, and organizational talent strategy.

Syed Farhan Mahmood
Managing Partner, Beyond Paradigm (Pvt) Limited. Pakistan.

Syed Farhan Mahmood is a Strategic Human Resource Professional, Qualified Associate of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development UK and Certified KPI Practitioner of the KPI Institute Australia, well-rounded HR Professional with over 25 years of business experience deriving excellent organizational results. Farhan has Strategic Human Resource Management and Learning & Development experience across various diversified Industries & Conglomerates in Pakistan & UAE, including: Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas, Hospitality, Food Processing, Packaging and Manufacturing, Retail business, Investments, and more.

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