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Beverly Kaye on her book, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay
April 14 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
No matter where they lead employees—in large or small organizations; in Darwin, Denver, Dublin, or Dubai—managers have the same goal of engaging and retaining their best talent, especially with the high cost of voluntary turnover and tight labor markets for many skills. Join internationally renowned Dr. Beverly Kaye as she shares many of practical engagement strategies from her Wall Street Journal best-selling book, Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay, now in its sixth printing.
The Plastic Waste Challenge – BASF’s Business Response
April 14 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
In this episode Lars Kissau, SVP Global Strategic Business Development at BASF’s Petrochemical division explains the business thinking behind their commitment to scale up chemical recycling in a with the aim of becoming a significant source recycled virgin plastic production.
US Labor Markets and Policy Implications: Focus on March 2021 Jobs Report
April 12 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
In this episode, we discuss the start of a hiring boom and the evolution of job growth over the next few months and through the end of 2021. We also address the potential long-term job growth associated with the Biden Administration’s proposed infrastructure package.
US Labor Market Roundup: March 2021 Jobs Report
April 09 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
Join labor market experts from The Conference Board as they break down the monthly US Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report. They provide insights on the monthly employment and unemployment numbers and identify key trends in the US job market that business leaders should know about.
Accelerating Value by Using Human Capital Analytics to Understand Workforce Experience
April 08 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Organizations that address employee experience objectives with data analytics to fine-tune their human capital program design and execution could potentially deliver twice as much innovation, boost customer satisfaction ratings, grow the human capital return on investment (HCROI) by 270 percent, improve efficiency up to 15 percent, and increase profitability by 25 percent.
Bryan Lee of Salesforce on Anti-Asian Racism
April 07 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
In this episode of DEI-logue: Conversations on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Bryan Lee of Salesforce reflects on this current moment and some instances he encountered racism. We discuss the specific forms Anti-Asian racism takes, particularly the myth of the model minority and the way in which the rich diversity of Asian cultures and nations becomes reduced to a single “other” identity.
CB Bhattacharya on his new book, ‘Small Actions, Big Difference: Leveraging Corporate Sustainability to Drive Business and Societal Value'
April 06 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Craig Carroll, leader of The Conference Board's Communications Institute, sits down for an engaging talk with Professor CB Bhattacharya, H.J. Zoffer Chair in Sustainability and Ethics, about his new book, 'Small Actions Big Difference: Leveraging Corporate Sustainability to Drive Business and Societal Value'. Professor Bhattacharya outlines how employees can take charge, the pathway to sustainable ownership, lessons learned from the pandemic, and driving business value.
Sofia Bonnet on Privilege, Duty and Inclusivity in Workplaces
April 01 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
In this second episode of DEI-Logue, John Brewer discusses the important topic of privilege with Sofia Bonnet, Director Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Github. From humble beginnings growing up in Mexico, Sofia identifies how privilege and the support of allies helped her build a successful career in D&I and a safe and prosperous life in the USA.
Chemical Recycling – the Silver Bullet for our Plastic Waste Challenge?
April 01 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Lars Kissau, SVP Global Strategic Business Development at BASF’s Petrochemical division joins The Conference Board’s Uwe Schulte in this latest episode of this podcast series. Lars and Uwe explore the pros and cons of converting mixed and possibly contaminated plastic waste back into original oil and then producing new virgin plastic materials from it.
The Conference Board US Consumer Confidence Surges in March
March 31 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
The just released Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® surged in March to its highest reading in a year, after a modest increase in February. The Index now stands at 109.7 (1985=100), up from 90.4 in February. These numbers show the index has reached its highest level since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020.