We just finished our 9th annual research conference, IMPACT 2016, and I was once again inspired by the innovation, passion, and sharing among the 600 or so people who joined us. This year’s conference was entitled “Different by Design: The New Organization,” and we focused for three days on the many ways we are ... Read more»
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Today Uber annnounced that they were paying $100 Million to drivers to settle a law suit requesting additional benefits and expenses as contract workers. This move, coupled with dozens of other similar trends around the world, begs the big question: are we becoming a contract work economy or not?
For 3+ years I’ve been studying ... Read more»
For many years I’ve been travelling around the world giving speeches and discussions on the future of corporate learning. One of the points I point out is the fact that today learning is part of economic survival for most of us. If we don’t stay current, up to date, and continuously re-skilled in our professions ... Read more»
(I dont typically blog about topics like this, but I feel guilty that I”m not responding to emails fast enough so I wanted to get this off my chest.)
We still don’t seem to have figured out what to do about the broken email paradigm in business. I now work for a large company (over ... Read more»
One of the most disruptive changes we’ve seen in business over the last decade is the end of the traditional “career.”
People used to join companies for life: we would look for a great company when we got out of school, join the new-hire development program, pay our dues working up the ranks, and look ... Read more»
We just launched one of the world’s largest studies of people challenges in business, Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2016, and the results were striking. Among the 7,000+ companies who responded (in over 130 countries), the #1 issue on leaders minds is “how to redesign our organizational structure” to meet the demands of ... Read more»
2016 will bring dramatic changes in the world of Human Resources, Learning, Talent Management, and HR technology. Our latest report, Bersin by Deloitte Predictions for 2016, discusses ten predictions for the year ahead. In this article I will highlight the findings and encourage you to read the study and give us your thoughts.
As ... Read more»
The folks at Class Central just released their data on the growth of online courses (MOOCs) in 2015 and the data is amazing. More than 35 million people enrolled in online courses this year, doubling the enrollments from 2014. (That’s equal to one out of five working professionals in the US!)
Today there are more ... Read more»
With all the press we read about diversity, inclusion, women in leadership, and the need to be open minded about religious and cultural differences, one might ask “is 2016 going to be the year of diversity in business?”
I believe the answer is yes: this topic has been raised in the public eye ... Read more»
Over the last few years a lot has been written about making jobs “purposeful.”
Reid Hoffman just posted an article about the importance of purpose, and described how LinkedIn creates purpose. Earlier this year the New York Times described how Mark Bertolini, the CEO of Aetna, has applied purpose to their workforce. And my own ... Read more»
It’s HR Technology season, and once again vendors are introducing amazing and disruptive new technologies in all areas of HR. I developed our “Ten Big Disruptions” report again this year, which I encourage you to read.
At a high level, let me summarize what’s going on – and as always we encourage you ... Read more»