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Jed Kolko on the geographic impacts of COVID-19 and changes in where we live and work
October 01 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
As stark as the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been, they have not been felt uniformly in all places, and future trends are unlikely to be even. Jed Kolko, chief economist at Indeed, joins to discuss the geography and patterns of the COVID-19 economic downturn, how the pandemic is changing where some Americans work, and what it means for labor markets in the future.
Off the Shelf - Mauro Guillen on his book, 2030: How Today's Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything
September 30 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
The world is drastically changing. So how can businesses prepare for what comes next? In his new book, Wharton Professor Mauro Guillen encourages us to consider the dynamic inter-play between a range of forces that will converge on a single tipping point -- 2030, and offers a guide to help revolutionize the way we think about cataclysmic change and its consequences.
Leadership in Challenging Times: A Conversation with Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin
September 29 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
Leadership in Challenging Times: A Conversation with Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin. The CED discussion series, Leadership in Challenging Times, interviews business leaders about the unprecedented challenges facing the nation and how they are helping chart a path forward for both their companies and communities in which they operate.
The long-term Impact of the Pandemic on Businesses: The View of European C-suite Executives
September 28 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, a special mid-year edition of the annual C-Suite Challenge Survey focused on the long-term impacts business executives expect as the likely legacy of the pandemic. In this podcast, we discuss how executives in Europe are more engaged in rethinking the role of business in society, the future of globalization, and the higher interest in the new normal of remote work.
Off the Shelf - Scott Anthony on his latest book, Eat, Sleep, Innovate
September 24 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join innovation expert and co-author, Scott Anthony, to discuss his latest book, which offers a new guide for using the power of habit to build a culture of innovation.
Working Parents Working with Kids
August 19 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
This fall, working parents with school-age kids will be facing some tough times as they try to balance working from home and partially home-schooling their kids. How are the most innovative companies helping their employees be successful both at home and at work?
Engaging Employees through Employee Resource Groups
July 30 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
In this podcast, guests from Barilla Group, Kristen Anderson, Luisa Ercoli, and Megan Christie, speak with Laura Sabattini, Principal Researcher at The Conference Board, about their diversity and inclusion and Employee Resources Groups (ERGs) strategy, including how Barilla was able to engage workers across regions and in their plants.
Nielsen Corporation: Employee Resource Groups Growing Inclusion through Allyship
July 21 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
During the COVID-19 crisis, Nielsen’s D&I team worked with its ERGs to shift priorities and respond to the unique challenges created by the pandemic. Nielsen's ERGs are tasked with helping both the firm’s associates and its senior executives communicate more effectively throughout the crisis.
Using Human Capital Analytics to Understand the Internal Customer, Before, During, and After a Crisis
June 16 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
This report will describe five areas of human capital where the use of data is critical in decision-making: productivity, health and wellbeing, engagement and rewards, ways of working and leading, and diversity & inclusion. Each section will describe common metrics before COVID-19, how the pandemic has changed how we collect data, and the potential long-term effects that will remain in place after the pandemic
From Immediate Responses to Planning for the Reimagined Workplace
June 10 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
The Conference Board expects that COVID-19 will have many lasting impacts on the world of work and Human Capital processes. To better understand the workforce changes, we conducted an online survey in April 2020 with more than 150 U.S. HC executives. Listen to this podcast to hear our findings about remote work and the cost-reduction actions that have already been taken, as well as the HR priorities for the recovery phase.