In this podcast I discuss our new research program on Irresistible Leadership, a topic which will be essential in the year ahead. As you’ll hear, I packed the podcast with stories and ideas, but focused my attention on the big narrative: why a new model of leadership is needed in the year ahead. Productivity, ... Read more»
Dashing Thru Europe: Skills vs. Competencies, Recruiting, Inflation, And The King & Queen of The Netherlands
In this podcast I describe my two-week tour through Northern Europe: Sweden with Workday and Spotify, UK book tour with banks, publishers, and media companies; and The Future of Work Symposium hosted by the King and Queen of The Netherlands. Issues with skills, recruiting, inflation, diversity, and the role of HR and employers in the ... Read more»
This was one of the most chaotic and “news-filled” week we’ve had in a while. In this podcast I want to recap what happened and give you some perspective. The bottom line is that most of these stories are about trust, leadership, and the need to invest in people. (Of course I want to tie ... Read more»
Layoffs are simply a part of business. Over the years there have been millions of workers let go and it’s always a difficult, painful process. In this podcast I give you my perspectives on the process, the role leadership must play, and how to deal with the topic if you are the one losing your ... Read more»
After several weeks travelling to conferences and talking with clients I want to riff on a bunch of urgent topics: How do we create pay equity when inflation is running at over 8%? How do we get people “back to the office” when 55% of job candidates now want fully remote work? How do we ... Read more»
This week I travelled to the Cornerstone and Guild user conferences, so I give you some in-depth perspectives these companies and your SkillsTech, talent marketplace, and career pathway strategy. Also, the print copy of Irresistible is available this coming week, so I explain why the book is so essential in our new “back to work” ... Read more»
In this podcast I describe the emergence of a massive new innovation in business: non-linear Career Pathways. These new innovative programs bring new careers, educational credentials, and skills to individuals and help companies fill important jobs and operational roles in the future. This is a big new idea that is now paying off, pioneered by ... Read more»
This is the story of Irresistible: The Seven Secrets Of The World’s Most Enduring, Employee-Focused Organizations. Listen to the story: how the book was written, why the seven secrets, and what this book will teach you, your team, and your organization about growth and profitability in the dynamic business environment ahead.
The book is ... Read more»
This week I discuss how the war in Ukraine teaches us important lessons in business. This week I’m talking with several thousand HR professionals in Ukraine and we’re going to talk about what we’ve all learned.
New Microsoft Work Trends research identifies the Productivity Paranoia at work: 87% of employees feel productive, yet only 12% of CEO’s agree. In this podcast I detail the big issue of “productivity at work” and explain why this gap is taking place, and what you can do about it.
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In this podcast I dig into the low unemployment rate and the new role technology plays at work. We’re no longer in a world were tools are used to replace people: our new world of work is far more “human-centered,” giving employers and policy-makers an opportunity to leverage PowerSkills in a very important and strategic ... Read more»
This podcast is a quick overview of all these topics, following my week at the largest HR Tech conference in the world. As you’ll hear, the HR Tech world is doing fine, and I decompose what’s going on in core HR, skills technology, recruiting, M&A, and all sorts of other topics.
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In this podcast I interview Kathi Enderes, our SVP of Research and a seasoned healthcare executive, about our new GWI research on this vital industry. Learn how the healthcare providers are solving some of the most challenging talent issues in the economy.
In this podcast I discuss the huge, exciting, and brutally competitive market for HR Technology. With the big conference coming up soon, I wanted to give you a sense of how complex this market can be, and how some vendors thrive and others fail to achieve their potential.
I list a lot of vendors here, ... Read more»