106 episodes

In this series, David Green will be speaking to a range of senior HR leaders who are pushing a data-driven and digital HR agenda. There is an increasing need for HR professionals to become more digitally and numerically literate – to acquire the skills necessary to process, produce and leverage digital information to create business value. You'll hear from people leaders who are driving transformation in their organisations on how HR can prepare for the future and what HR leaders need to do to prepare for the Future of Work.
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In this series, David Green will be speaking to a range of senior HR leaders who are pushing a data-driven and digital HR agenda. There is an increasing need for HR professionals to become more digitally and numerically literate – to acquire the skills necessary to process, produce and leverage digital information to create business value. You'll hear from people leaders who are driving transformation in their organisations on how HR can prepare for the future and what HR leaders need to do to prepare for the Future of Work.
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    91. How to Manage the Impact of the Pandemic on the Workforce (Interview with Thimon de Jong)

    91. How to Manage the Impact of the Pandemic on the Workforce (Interview with Thimon de Jong)

    This week’s podcast guest is Thimon De Jong, a social psychologist specialising in the future of human behaviour and the Founder at Whetston. Throughout this episode Thimon and I talk a lot about the psychological impacts of the pandemic on the workforce and discuss the following topics:

    How organisations and employees confront change during a crisis and taking an experimental approach to hybrid workThimon’s interesting perspective on why asking employees what they want during the crisis itself, might not be the best approachThe reality of COVID being a digital decelerator despite the speed at which companies have gone virtualThe Gen Z workforce and how allowing younger workers to shape the workplace might be more effective than trying to mould the individuals themselves, to meet the expectations of the existing environment
    Support for this podcast comes from Medallia. You can learn more by visiting https://www.medallia.com/employee-experience/.

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    • 42 min
    Bonus: David Green's HR Trends and Predictions for 2022

    Bonus: David Green's HR Trends and Predictions for 2022

    This week’s podcast is a special bonus episode where David shares his thoughts on the trends and predictions for HR in 2022. 2021 exposed a growing chasm between employers, who yearn for a return to significant in person based working, and employees, who don’t. This only magnifies the importance of the field of human resources. The pandemic has not only accelerated the future of work, it has accelerated the role of HR too. 
    HR’s journey from an inward looking function, focused on compliance, process, standardisation, and intuition, to an outward looking function, focused instead on skills, products, personalisation, and data, has gathered paced in the last two years and is set to quicken further in 2022.
    In this episode, David discusses:

    How HR is orchestrating the shift to hybrid workHow leading companies productised people analytics solutions for employees, managers, and executivesWhy the shift towards a skills-based organisation is transforming the role of HRWhat HR leaders and professionals should do to prepare for the future

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    • 56 min
    Bonus: How to Build an Exceptional Employee Experience (Interview with Nerys Mutlow)

    Bonus: How to Build an Exceptional Employee Experience (Interview with Nerys Mutlow)

    This week’s podcast guest is Nerys Mutlow, Evangelist in the Chief Innovation Office at ServiceNow. Throughout this episode Nerys and I discuss:

    The gap between customer experience and employee experience and Nerys’s perspective on how employee experience is evolvingHow to design an excellent employee experience by thinking beyond personas to individual level wants and needThe relationship between employee wellbeing and productivity, and striking the right balance in particular for hybrid workThe importance of employee listening and experimentation in the hybrid work environment
    Support for this podcast is brought to you by ServiceNow. You can learn more by visiting servicenow.com.

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    • 46 min
    90. How to Deploy Ethical AI and Build Data Literacy in HR (Interview with Anshul Sheopuri)

    90. How to Deploy Ethical AI and Build Data Literacy in HR (Interview with Anshul Sheopuri)

    This week’s podcast guest is Anshul Sheopuri, Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer at IBM Workforce, talking about one of the key skills for HR professionals at IBM, data literacy. As both a business and technical executive at IBM, working in HR, Anshul shares his views with us on both the strategic and technological future of HR, with a particular focus on the application of artificial intelligence across the field. 
    Throughout this episode Anshul and I discuss:

    The five pillars of trustworthy AI and HR: transparency, explainability, fairness, robustness, and privacy, as well as examples of trustworthy AI in actionThe applications of AI in HR, that Anshul is most excited about, including the multifaceted recommendation engine that connects IBMers to learning, mentors, job roles, and career opportunities, with skills data as the silver thread that holds it all togetherAnshul’s top tips for HR and people analytics professionals, to deploy AI ethicallyHow to develop a data-driven culture at IBM by celebrating individuals who embody that culture, investing in the right tools and technology to democratise data across the organisation and making it clear which skills are needed, including data literacy
    Support for this podcast is brought to you by Huler, you can learn more by visiting huler.io.

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    • 46 min
    89. How ABN AMRO Delivers Business Value Using People Analytics (Interview with Patrick Coolen)

    89. How ABN AMRO Delivers Business Value Using People Analytics (Interview with Patrick Coolen)

    This week’s podcast guest is Patrick Coolen, Global Head of People Analytics, HR Intelligence and Organisational Design at ABN AMRO, talking about his journey, setting up and evolving his people analytics team at ABN AMRO, over the last eight years. 

    I have known Patrick, for most of that time and one of the main things that has always stood out to me has been his laser sharp focus on delivering value to the business.
    Throughout this episode, Patrick and I discuss:
    His brilliant article written together with his colleague Jaap Veldkamp, 8 Big Ticket Items for People AnalyticsAnalytics for personalisation as well as analytics for value and analytics for evaluationPatrick's journey developing the people analytics team at ABN AMRO over the last eight years, which all started with a focus on advanced analytics and the businessThe excellent work Patrick is doing in employee listening 

    Support for this podcast is brought to you by Huler, you can learn more by visiting huler.io.

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    • 49 min
    88. How Can Workplace Technology Support a New World of Work? (Interview with Nicky Hoyland)

    88. How Can Workplace Technology Support a New World of Work? (Interview with Nicky Hoyland)

    This week’s podcast guest is Nicky Hoyland, CEO, and co-founder of Huler who talks about moving away from defining where work gets done and instead focusing on the task at hand, the ultimate goal we are striving towards, and letting people figure out for themselves the best way to do that.
    As a self-proclaimed work tech nerd, Nicky talks about the role that workplace tech plays in a new world of work, enabling people to get work done in the easiest simplest way possible, so once again, we can focus on the end goal of business, above all else.
    Throughout this episode, Nicky and I discuss:

    How workplace tech has rapidly evolved over the last two years and what to expect of workplace tech, employee experience, and digital wellbeing, moving forwardsHow to set up your hybrid meeting for success How to create a culture of trust in the workplace, which is vital for performance
    Support for this podcast is brought to you by Huler, you can learn more by visiting huler.io.

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    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Jigwigmig ,

This is our future!

The conversations that David facilitates are essentially a crystal ball into our future. He talks about how/what we need to do as HR professionals to maximize our contributions to our business. I cannot stress the value of what I have learned here. Thank you to David for providing this master class of learning!

Mark Colgan ,

Awesome show!

David is awesome at interviewing key guests and teasing out the valuable knowledge they have to share. If you really care about the future of work, you definitely should listen to this podcast. Thanks David!

dirkp ,

Outstanding for HR leaders and professionals

Thoughtful, insightful, and my way to keep ahead of new trends in HR

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