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WhatWorks: HR Transformation at Bon Secours Mercy Health

This is the inaugural podcast in our new WhatWorks Series, focused on stories and case studies of the world’s most interesting and creative HR teams.

In this podcast, Kathi Enderes, SVP and Global Analyst, interviews Allan CalongeChief People Officer, and Levi Loverkamp, Chief Workforce Planning Officer, who describe how Bon Secours ... Read more»

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So You Want To Be A Chief HR Officer? Why It’s Harder Than It Looks

In this podcast I walk through a few of the findings from our CHRO Insights® research, explaining why the CHRO role has become more complex and difficult than ever.

This podcast episode discusses the challenges, issues, drivers, success factors, and derailers of being a head of HR or CHRO. I share early insights from a ... Read more»

TechWolf Accelerates Corporate Skills Tech Market With $43 Million Round

There is a frenzy of activity in the market for corporate skills technology. Microsoft, Workday, SAP, and dozens of specialized vendors (logos below) are building AI-based tools and platforms to bring skills data into every part of business operations.

The big vendors (Workday, SAP SuccessFactors, Oracle) have built “skills clouds” to help companies store their ... Read more»

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A New, Transformed Role For The HR Business Partner

In this podcast I describe the new, transformed role of HR Business Partner. This pivotal position, which was defined 25+ years ago as an “HR Generalist,” has now become pivotal to a company’s successful people strategy. If you want to learn more, check out our most popular course in the Josh Bersin Academy, the HR ... Read more»

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How To Globalize Quickly? Globalization Partners Explains The EOR Market.

Globalization Partners (G-P), a company specializing in global employer of record services (EOR), discusses the complexities and opportunities in the global employment market. They emphasize the importance of compliance, automation, and the human touch in their approach. In this podcast I interview Nicole Sahin, Founder and CEO, and Nat Nataranjan, Chief Product Officer.

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Irresistible 2024 Recap, Cornerstone Acquires Skyhive, The Emergence of Talking AI Assistants

This week, coming off our amazing Irresistible 2024 conference, I recap what we learned and discuss the evolution of enterprise talent intelligence. I explain the Skyhive-Cornerstone deal, update you on SAP and Workday’s AI efforts, and give you a preview of what’s going to happen as we get our hands on OpenAI GPT4o (Omni).

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Galileo™ Goes Live, Expands Its Power With New Trusted Content

Today Galileo™, The World’s Expert AI Assistant for HR, is generally available. After a year of development and testing, we’ve integrated more than 25 years of our research, tools, case studies, and vendor profiles into the world’s most easy-to-use, compelling, AI-powered assistant for HR.

Today more than 10,000 HR professionals are using Galileo, representing ... Read more»

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Inside Microsoft HR’s Skills Strategy: A Lesson In Innovation & Investment

In this podcast I discuss Microsoft’s exciting new internal skills strategy, with a focus on Viva Skills, the role of the Microsoft Copilot, and how Microsoft is “inventing new products for HR” as Customer Zero. Customer Zero is Microsoft’s way of “eating their own dogfood” and making sure their new products are well designed before ... Read more»

Goodbye To Workplace by Meta, Hello To Workvivo by Zoom

Today Meta announced that it is shutting down its employee communications tool Workplace by Meta (which I found to be very successful) and turning over the business to Workvivo by Zoom.

This is actually a very significant move for HR and IT teams: there are more than 7 million corporate users (it was originally called ... Read more»