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CEOs Are Leading A Movement To Educate Workers: Here’s Why

In this podcast, I discuss the massive trend for CEOs, CFOs, and CHROs to invest in the education of their workers. Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target, Disney, and hundreds of other companies are investing many billions of dollars to help employee obtain degrees, certificates, and educational credentials. What’s behind this huge trend? In this podcast I describe ... Read more»

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New Research Shows That 40% Of Tech Worker Meetings May Be Waste Of Time

There seem to be endless studies about the impact of Hybrid Work. Microsoft’s most recent study, supported by academic studies, shows a significant decline in cross-functional communications when people work from home. And we have all read the studies about Zoom fatigue, the need to get fresh air, and the importance of ... Read more»

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ServiceNow Does It Again: Rome Release Pushes The Envelope

I know I’ve written a lot about ServiceNow lately, but there’s even more to talk about. The Rome release, just announced, has the potential to further upset the HR Technology product stack, so I want to give it some press.

First, as I’ll talk about in my HR Tech keynote this month, the entire ... Read more»

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Fixing Your Job Architecture: A New Business Imperative

One of the most devilish problems in business is building and maintaining your job architecture. While it may sound geeky, it’s very important and it is much harder than you think.

Consider the enormous transformations taking place in the economy. Every job is being automated, enhanced, and changed by technology. Companies are moving into new ... Read more»

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Let’s Stop Calling It Labor: We’re All In The Services Business Now.

The job market is more dynamic than ever, and I think we can stop using the word “labor” to talk about what’s going on. Let me explain.

Government organizations like the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and even labor unions are named around the concept of people as workers. In the industrial age ... Read more»

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Workday Vs. ServiceNow: The Big Shift

Every decade there’s a major shift in enterprise software. In the 1970s companies bought integrated financial systems; in the 1980s and 1990s it was ERP; now it’s a wild west of tools for digital customer experiences, digital employee experiences, and AI-enabled automation.

And thanks to the pandemic, every company is going through a digital transformation. ... Read more»

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The Architecture Of Employee Experience Solutions

The EX market is so dynamic it feels like every tool, vendor, and platform is moving in this direction. In this podcast I describe the three layers of EX and how you can think through what goes where. The three layers are A) the productivity tools layer, B) the workflow or journey tools layer, and ... Read more»

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The Unquenchable Power Of The Human Spirit

What is the number one thing we’ve learned from the Pandemic? In this podcast I sit down and talk about the number one thing we’ve learned from the Pandemic: The Unquenchable Power Of The Human Spirit.

In this podcast I explain why Human Resources has become one of the most important jobs in business, ... Read more»

The Learning Record Store Comes Of Age

The corporate learning industry becomes more massive every day. We estimate that more than $280 billion is spent on training, upskilling, and professional certification programs and there are now many billions of dollars spent on collaborative learning platforms, content, SkillsTech, and industry solutions.

How do you measure all this stuff?

Well as I ... Read more»

Eight Learnings About Jobs, Skills, And Org Design. And The Apple Genius Bar.

After many years studying the topics of corporate training, recruiting, mobility, and succession, we’re finally seeing the future of jobs and skills. And in this podcast, I try to summarize what’s going on.

Let me briefly discuss the issues here, and you’ll see much more to come in the Josh Bersin Academy and our research.... Read more»

Learning Technologies Group Acquires GP Strategies: Learning Consulting Is Hot

This week the Learning Technologies Group announced the acquisition of GP Strategies, one of the mainstay training delivery and consultants in the world. Together the combined company will be over $750 Million in revenue and starts to look like one of the largest corporate learning consultancies in the world.

LTG has an interesting history. ... Read more»