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.
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?
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.
Artificial Intelligence: The Key Unifier Between the CIO and CHRO
September 24 | Amy Lui Abel, PhD, Vice President, Human Capital Research, The Conference Board | Lyle Yorks, EdD, Distinguished Principal Research Fellow, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Current debates regarding the future of AI often center around its impact on front-line workers and business operations. But companies should place more priority on the role AI will have on the C-Suite. Both now and even more so down the road, the implications of AI will warrant unprecedented collaboration between two key roles: the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO).