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.
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
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.
The first wave of COVID-19's impact on hiring
April 17 | Agron Nicaj, Associate Economist, The Conference Board | Gad Levanon, PhD, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
In the current economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are laying off millions of workers and significantly cutting back on hiring new employees. Many businesses are no longer able to operate, or their operations have been limited, resulting in less demand for workers. The Conference Board®-Burning Glass® Help Wanted OnLine™ (HWOL) data series, collects millions of online job ads in real-time and classifies them by occupation, industry and location. This allows us to see which
Will AI Regulation Stifle Potential for Social Good?
January 03 | Alex Parkinson, Communications Institute Co-Leader, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Artificial intelligence (AI) could help to address significant societal challenges, including those identified in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For organizations that seek to use such technology for social good, an understanding of the existing use cases and potential for social impact should be considered within the context of a heightened regulatory framework that might stifle successes.
Q&A with Sharad Jain: PwC Governance Insights Center Partner’s Perspectives on the Job of a Corporate Director
January 03 | Sharad Jain, Partner, Governance Insights Center, PwC | Gary Larkin, Research Associate, Corporate Leadership, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
This Q&A with Sharad Jain discusses the job of the corporate director from his perspective as a partner with PwC’s Governance Insights Center. He touches upon topics like the external auditor’s direct reporting line to the audit committee and the challenge of a board’s oversight of a company’s tone at the top.
What's Ahead for 2019
January 02 | Alex Parkinson, Communications Institute Co-Leader, The Conference Board | Nora Ganim Barnes, Chancellor, Professor of Marketing, Director, Center for Marketing Research, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth | Comments (0)
Marketing and communications teams should expect to focus more heavily on their company's response to social and political issues, as social and business activism show no sign of abating. This is among the key prognostications for the industry in 2019 discussed by the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR) fellows.