“In the white-collar world, we’ve seen the rapid rise of specialised and technical skills that require almost constant upskilling and reskilling to keep pace with innovation”
Jake Schwartz, Founder/CEO of General Assembly
With only 3% of banks intending to significantly increase their investment in reskilling over the course of the next three years, and over half of digital talent in the space saying they likely will gravitate towards organisations that offer better digital skills development – the gap between what financial organisations are planning to offer and what the talent in this space is seeking is large. Financial organisations that put upskilling and reskilling as a key investment will see great returns in both employee attraction and engagement as well as being able to drive the transformations needed in this sector over the coming years. Our client, BNP Paribas Cardif, has realised this and therefore is making a major investment in this space, partnering with Pontoon’s sister company of General Assembly to prepare their workforce for the future skills needed.
“By supporting the career growth of our staff we help them acquire the in-demand skills of tomorrow and equip them to make an active contribution to the company’s transformation”
Renaud Dumora, CEO BNP Paribas Cardif
The courses offered to Paribas employees have included data, tech and UX key concepts which have been tailored for the BNP team and their industry helping them realise and obtain skills on how to win customers and partners through digital channels as well as techniques and tools to make insurance products delightful for their users.
“Not only are the satisfaction rate scores excellent, but the measurement of skills before and after shows the high impact of the GA courses on our employees”
Nathalie Dore, Chief Digital & Acceleration Officer BNP Paribas Cardif
6 months into supporting Cardif’s transformation objectives the GA solution has delivered: