US Labor Market Roundup: July Jobs Report and the Rise of Telework after COVID-19
August 19 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
We discuss the July jobs report and the monumental shift to remote work due to COVID-19. Teleworking rates are likely to remain above pre-pandemic rates, with major workforce and real estate implications. Yet even in companies that have proven that remote work “works,” leaders continue to struggle with how to lead collaborative teams remotely. Further, as increased telework shifts consumer spending away from city centers, businesses with a large footprint in city centers will be hardest hit.
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?
Vicki Shabo and Chantel Boyens on supporting work and care during the COVID-19 pandemic
August 03 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted schools, workplaces, and other daily arrangements that helped families balance employment with care responsibilities, casting a spotlight on the struggles of millions of Americans trying to make it all work. Vicki Shabo, from New America, and Chantel Boyens, from the Urban Institute, join to discuss the challenges facing caregivers, how it affects US efforts to “re-open,” and what steps government and businesses have taken, or may take in the future, to help
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.
4 Ways to Boost Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion While Helping the Bottom Line
July 27 | Laura Sabattini, PhD, Principal Researcher, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Effective DEI strategies and initiatives often require changes in norms, talent processes, and leadership styles, all of which may encounter resistance. Change is difficult. Hence, this period of turmoil constitutes both an ideal and a challenging time for human capital leaders to take action and strengthen DEI within their organizations.
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.
Reopening the Workplace amid COVID-19: What HR Departments Should Consider
July 08 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
On the DriveThru HR podcast, The Conference Board’s Rebecca Ray discusses what HR departments need to be thinking about as they develop plans for reopening their workplaces amid COVID-19.
Alternative Credentials: A Relevant Solution for Today
July 07 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
With looming unemployment as a result of COVID-19, organizations must reconsider the credentials they require for new hires and promotions. Employers may be tempted to cherry-pick workers with traditional qualifications but relying solely on traditional talent pools may be a shortsighted strategy in turbulent and even chaotic conditions. Listen to this podcast to learn how companies would be wise to look for diverse talent to help them adopt fresh thinking and recognize new opportunities.
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