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By connecting with thought-leaders, we bring you the latest workplace trends and innovation from around the world.

Enjoy!

    Barbara De Micheli - the WorkLife HUB podcast

    Barbara De Micheli - the WorkLife HUB podcast

    ​In this conversation, we tap into the expertise of Barbara De Micheli, Head of the Social Justice Department at the Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini. With her 20+ years of experience in policy-making, implementation and innovation, she is the go-to person for many when it comes to workplace gender equality, inclusion or social justice. We sat down with her to talk about our new joint initiative, to be launched in October 2021, an EU-level online course on Diversity and Inclusion: IncludEU.

    • 45 min
    Bendita Cynthia Malakia and Fabienne Ruopp, Hogan Lovells - the WorkLife HUB podcast

    Bendita Cynthia Malakia and Fabienne Ruopp, Hogan Lovells - the WorkLife HUB podcast

    It seems like there is an acceleration in the D&I space, with more issues being tackled more seriously. What are the most pressing D&I challenges professionals are having to work with, or the skills D&I managers and professionals need to be equipped with to be able to tackle the challenges? In this episode, Bendita Cynthia Malakia, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, and Fabienne Ruopp, Diversity & Inclusion and Wellbeing Senior Manager EMEA, of Hogan Lovells, provide us with their insight.

    • 54 min
    Andre Wehner (Skoda) - the WorkLife HUB podcast

    Andre Wehner (Skoda) - the WorkLife HUB podcast

    ​For car-makers, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything. How did, Skoda Auto, the largest Czech car manufacturer, one of the world's oldest automotive brands, react to the crises and mobilised all its available resources to turn things around? In this episode, we chat with Andre Wehner, Skoda's Chief Digital Officer, who played a crucial role in driving the digital changes needed for his organization to successfully respond to the crisis.

    • 31 min
    Ellen Ernst Kossek - the WorkLife HUB podcast

    Ellen Ernst Kossek - the WorkLife HUB podcast

    In this episode, our guest, for the second time, is Ellen Ernst Kossek, an internationally recognized thought leader on employer support of work and family/personal life integration, gender and diversity. She is an academic, social scientist and Distinguished Professor of Management at the Purdue University. Among many we speak about the impact of the pandemic on the work-life realm, through what practices organizations supported their staff with their work-life needs during the pandemic, and how can inclusive organizational climates be created.

    • 40 min
    Kristen Anderson - the WorkLife HUB podcast

    Kristen Anderson - the WorkLife HUB podcast

    In this episode, our guest is Kristen Anderson, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Barilla. We chat about how Barilla has introduced Smart Working, and how this prepared them for the lockdowns in Italy and elsewhere. Kristen also shares their work on diversity and inclusion and that Barilla has won a Catalyst Award in 2021 on Advancing Women in the Workplace.

    • 38 min
    Kristina Pressley - the WorkLife HUB Podcast

    Kristina Pressley - the WorkLife HUB Podcast

    Schools and kindergartens closing has been probably the biggest headaches for working parents throughout the pandemic. Many parents had to take paid or unpaid time off, use their parental leave and many women had to leave the labour market altogether. A handful of employers have really stepped up to help their employees. In this episode we hear from the remarkable Kristina Pressley, Human Resources manager at Orion Industries (US) about how they have set up their learning pod for the children of the employees.

    • 35 min

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