How soft and hard professional skills could develop – and change – after the COVID-19 era

The topic of a long-term foresight, regarding the present and the proximal future of the so-called professional soft and hard skills turns out to be a complex one. When is time to make a specific analysis in these terms, and if we want to achieve a sharp picture in these terms, we cannot skip a … Continue reading How soft and hard professional skills could develop – and change – after the COVID-19 era

Il futuro delle competenze professionali, alla luce della rivoluzione tecnologica e al crescente trend dell’automazione in tempo di COVID-19, è soggetto a cambiare?

Il tema della previsione a lungo termine, per quanto riguarda il presente e il futuro delle cosiddette “competenze professionali” risulta essere un argomento complesso, non esente da successivi approfondimenti legati a nuove analisi inerenti al sistema sociale e politico di riferimento. Inoltre, la rincorsa - oggi di moda - ad approcci di analisi misti, non … Continue reading Il futuro delle competenze professionali, alla luce della rivoluzione tecnologica e al crescente trend dell’automazione in tempo di COVID-19, è soggetto a cambiare?

Do we need to monitor the exposure of health care staff to COVID-19?

For many hospital and health care workers the greatest worry right now is not inadvertently transmitting the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable patients. Home-health caregivers are being advised to take extra hygiene precautions and to stay home at the first signs of illness. Many nonessential care visits have been canceled. Assisted living communities and nursing homes are either banning or severely restricting visitors. Some employees of the home-care organization have access to a nursing team to guide their decisions. This is a time of resilience and confusion load for many of us on how to behave with the corona pandemic. Many contract workers are responsible for monitoring their own health and contagion risk levels. Sounds like lots of individuals are taking individual decisions. Where is the role of the State here when they need to be protected at their turn, to protect, advise, support and save lives?