Supporting Employee Well-Being and Navigating Talent Acquisition During COVID-19
May 19 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
How current employees and candidates are treated during a crisis will have a lasting effect on an organization’s employment brand. Listen to this podcast for the latest insights on providing support for employee well-being and mental health and how talent acquisition functions are transforming to respond to COVID-19.
Corporate Purpose Becoming a Prerequisite for Recovery
May 11 | Jeff Pundyk, Senior Fellow, The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center | Comments (0)
Nothing can compensate for the human suffering, lives lost, and economic devastation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet in the face of these challenging times, we are seeing the acceleration of two trends that could leave a positive mark on business and its role in society.
Human Capital & COVID-19: Addressing Stigma and Discrimination during Times of Crisis
May 06 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Incidents of racial bias and xenophobia against people of Chinese and Asian descent in the US have been increasing since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Human capital and diversity and inclusion (D&I) leaders have an important role to play. Laura Sabattini, Principal Researcher at The Conference Board and Serena Fong, VP of Strategic Engagement at Catalyst, discuss actions organizations and leaders can take to support workers facing this difficult issue.
Employee Volunteering When You Can't Serve In Person
March 17 | Jenny Lawson, President of Innovation and Corporate Thought Leadership, Points of Light | Comments (0)
With the focus on the health and safety of staff and partners, how do you balance your work between planning for the impacts of COVID-19 and identifying alternative volunteer experiences for workers in response to travel restrictions and cancelled events?
What’s Next for Employee (Resource) Groups?
March 11 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Employee (Resource) Groups – also known as employee networks, affinity groups, or business resource groups – have been a core component of companies’ diversity and inclusion strategy for decades. Yet, many organizations still struggle with business alignment and with keeping employee-group initiatives sustainable over time and across different regions of the world.
One size does NOT fit all corporate mental health programs
February 24 | Johanna Seitenbach , Member Engagement Specialist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Because mental health is very individualized, it remains a challenge to create a realistic mental health culture that satisfies all employees’ needs. As with communication tactics, mental health programs must be diversified and measured in order to generate positive change.
Why Mental Health is a Talent Management Priority
November 18 | Michel Syrett, Senior Human Capital Fellow, The Conference Board | Marion Devine, Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
The current reality is that many organisations have moved ahead with well-being programs but are much more hesitant about developing their response to serious mental health issues. Ignoring this issue is no longer a viable option in a world of talent shortages and will only result in a waste or dismissal of the valuable talent provided by potentially up to a third of possible candidates for promotion and professional development. By engaging with this issue and believing they can make a positive
How Purpose Can Promote Job Satisfaction
October 29 | Alex Parkinson, Communications Institute Co-Leader, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Can companies boost job satisfaction by better incorporating purpose into their strategies and processes? The Conference Board’s latest job satisfaction report found that 53.7 percent of workers are satisfied with their jobs, but by adding strategies grounded in purpose, some of the job components with which workers are least satisfied could be improved.
Nick Morgan on How to Connect with People in a Virtual World
July 18 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join communication expert Nick Morgan as he discusses his new book, Can You Hear Me?: How to Connect with People in a Virtual World, which outlines five big problems with virtual communication and offers entrepreneurs, business professionals, and managers a clear path forward for helping us connect better with others in a more virtual world.