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Artificial intelligence. Robotics. The Gig Economy. Globalization. The world is changing at a dizzying pace in ways that will have a profound effect on the economy, jobs and the flow of talent. How will firms cope with the changes ahead and what steps do they need to take today? Each episode features faculty from the world’s leading business school interviewing CEOs, technologists and experts on the bleeding edge discussing how to survive and thrive by managing the future of work.

HBS Managing the Future of Work Harvard Business School

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Artificial intelligence. Robotics. The Gig Economy. Globalization. The world is changing at a dizzying pace in ways that will have a profound effect on the economy, jobs and the flow of talent. How will firms cope with the changes ahead and what steps do they need to take today? Each episode features faculty from the world’s leading business school interviewing CEOs, technologists and experts on the bleeding edge discussing how to survive and thrive by managing the future of work.

    From opt-in to check-out: How digital platforms are transforming retail

    From opt-in to check-out: How digital platforms are transforming retail

    Dan O’Connor, retail expert and executive-in-residence with the HBS Managing the Future of Work project, traces the evolution of retail from the corner store through big-box, e-commerce, and the emergence of omni-faceted digital platforms. What are the implications for employers and employees as the industry automates and adopts leaner and more responsive operating models?

    • 29 Min.
    Unpacking Amazon’s workforce development strategy

    Unpacking Amazon’s workforce development strategy

    Amazon in the summer of 2019 announced a sweeping five-year plan to bolster the skills of a third of its US workforce—close to 100,000 worker-learners. The plan includes apprenticeships, partnerships with local community colleges, and internal programs. As Amazon’s Vice President of Workforce Development, Ardine Williams, notes, the initiative isn’t philanthropy. She argues that Amazon’s investment in training workers—even if some ultimately leave for higher-paying jobs—makes good business sense

    • 28 Min.
    Crisis reporting from the front lines of technology and employment

    Crisis reporting from the front lines of technology and employment

    Art Bilger sees trouble at work—the mismatch of labor force skills and job requirements; automation; underemployment and structural unemployment. The Wall Street veteran, whose CV includes successes in media and high-tech, founded nonprofit media production company WorkingNation in 2016 to bring attention to these sweeping and rapid changes, which he warns could lead to economic and societal crises. WorkingNation produces new, short documentaries, a podcast, and town hall-style events.

    • 26 Min.
    How AI shifts enterprise decision-making into self-driving mode

    How AI shifts enterprise decision-making into self-driving mode

    Aera Technology CEO, Fred Laluyaux, explains how advances in computing power coupled with vast stores of data are ushering in a new mode of enterprise business operations, with computers handling more routine analysis and decision-making. This, in turn, is accelerating the automation of previously “safe” knowledge work. Laluyaux discusses the benefits and the organizational changes and challenges.

    • 29 Min.
    Prudential’s long position on skills: fostering careers while embracing automation

    Prudential’s long position on skills: fostering careers while embracing automation

    Financial services giant Prudential is working to develop a healthy internal market for skills, complete with training and apprenticeships. The company is identifying both supply (workers) and demand (jobs) in terms of competencies, expertise, and attributes, rather than experience and general categorizations. Falzon explains how this symbiotic approach leads the company to pursue efficiencies as it also looks to foster the careers of its home-grown talent.

    • 30 Min.
    Rebooting the apprenticeship for tech jobs

    Rebooting the apprenticeship for tech jobs

    The Washington Technology Industry Association’s Apprenti apprenticeship program has become a national player in workforce development. A partner in the federal government’s push to extend apprenticeships beyond construction and the trades, Apprenti is addressing the skills gap while diversifying the tech workforce. Executive Director Jennifer Carlson discusses how Apprenti connects employers and candidates, many of whom lack 4-year degrees, and helps them navigate the federal and state systems.  

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