Has the tide gone out far enough yet?
June 25 | Mike Mister, Senior Fellow, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
So, as we moved into the first year of the 2020s where are you looking for talent and what are you doing to enable encourage and develop those who are not the usual suspects in your talent landscape. It will have become very clear from this crisis that some people are simply not able to deliver on the leadership expected of them.
COVID-19 Reset and Recovery: Adapting Feedback and Performance Systems during and after a Crisis
May 21 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
This podcast aim to provide audience with practical actions companies can take to best manage near- term, upcoming performance conversations during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as several significant trends companies will need to consider if they want to redesign their PM approaches for an increasingly unpredictable future.
Small business hiring is recovering
May 20 | Gad Levanon, PhD, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Ben Cheng, Senior Methodologist, Data Analytics, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Early signs from the HWOL data series suggest small employers are leading the ramp up in hiring as the economy begins to reopen.
Understanding the Labor Market Consequences of the COVID-19 Outbreak in Europe and in the US - a primer
May 06 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
A large share of the world population is in lockdown right now. The speed and depth of the downturn we are experiencing are unprecedented and, inevitably, this will have an impact on labor markets. What do we know about unemployment so far in US and Europe? What industries or workers groups are more affected? How are companies dealing with shortages in some sectors? And, will we see productivity growth increasing as unexpected but positive impact of this crisis? These are the questions we deal w
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.
Leading Teams Through a Crisis
May 05 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Research by The Conference Board has identified 12 behaviors of highly engaging leaders. As we strive to keep employees engaged during the COVID-19 crisis and afterward into the recovery phase, these 12 behaviors are good reminders of how to best lead virtual teams.
Engagement and Reward Strategies to address COVID-19 Challenges
April 28 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Across all sectors the world of work is shifting to address COVID-19. What are HR leaders doing in response to the pandemic? How can employee engagement efforts be maintained in this new world of work? Join Human Capital researchers Amanda Popiela, Amy Ye, and analyst Calvin Rong as they discuss what practices leading organizations pursuing.
From appliance repair to amusement parks, which goods and services will see the biggest drop in business?
April 27 | Gad Levanon, PhD, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Some of the catastrophic economic and labor market statistics from recent weeks are actually not that important. The bigger question is what happens when the economy opens. While businesses will reopen and millions will return to work, recovery is unlikely to be complete for quite a while. We discuss which consumption categories will see the biggest drop in business during the (slow) recovery.