42 episodes

Welcome to New World of Work: a podcast exploring the new frontier of the modern workforce. In each episode, we’ll hear from some of the world’s best and brightest people and culture experts on the cutting-edge topics HR professionals are most interested in today, explored through a global lens. The show dives into topics like the remote work revolution, hybrid workspaces, mental health and wellbeing, and managing a team effectively no matter where you and your colleagues are on the map. New World of Work is hosted by Rhys Black, Head of Workplace Design at Oyster, a global employment platform making it easier than ever to build a brilliant team on an international scale. Tune in regularly for new episodes and don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast.

New World Of Work Oyster

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Welcome to New World of Work: a podcast exploring the new frontier of the modern workforce. In each episode, we’ll hear from some of the world’s best and brightest people and culture experts on the cutting-edge topics HR professionals are most interested in today, explored through a global lens. The show dives into topics like the remote work revolution, hybrid workspaces, mental health and wellbeing, and managing a team effectively no matter where you and your colleagues are on the map. New World of Work is hosted by Rhys Black, Head of Workplace Design at Oyster, a global employment platform making it easier than ever to build a brilliant team on an international scale. Tune in regularly for new episodes and don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast.

    Community Builder Roundtable with the Mapping Ties Podcast

    Community Builder Roundtable with the Mapping Ties Podcast

    Welcome back New World of Work!  In this mini-series, we are focusing on the power of distributed teams to take companies at all growth stages to the next level. 

    In the final episode, Katie is joined by Anamaria Dorgo and Sophie August, co-hosts of the Mapping Ties podcast and expert internal community builders. Anamaria and Sophie are both passionate about the power of internal community, and the importance of nurturing them properly- and not forcing them when they aren’t wanted. They discuss successful strategies for fostering community in distributed workforces, strategies for community builders and share examples of successful communities they’ve helped grow. 

    This podcast episode was produced by Quill.

    • 50 min
    How Superside uses global hiring to build a team of top creative talent with Fredrik Thomassen

    How Superside uses global hiring to build a team of top creative talent with Fredrik Thomassen

    Welcome back New World of Work!  In this mini-series, we are focusing on the power of distributed teams to take companies at all growth stages to the next level. 

    How do start-ups and entrepreneurs leverage global hiring to build teams made up of top talent? Host Katie McCauley is in discussion with Fredrik Thomassen, founder and CEO of Superside. Superside has been a distributed company since its inception, and uses a global hiring strategy to recruit the best creative talent the world has to offer.  Frederik discusses why a global hiring strategy is part of Superside’s core mission, the importance of competitive wages, and where distributed teams and global hiring are going from here. 

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    This podcast episode was produced by Quill.

    • 36 min
    The power of distributed workforces for growth, collaboration, and community with Mike Podobnik

    The power of distributed workforces for growth, collaboration, and community with Mike Podobnik

    In this mini-series, we are focusing on the power of distributed teams to take companies at all growth stages to the next level. 

    Webflow has been a pioneer in leveraging a distributed workforce since 2013, VP of People Mike Podobnik joins Katie to discuss how Webflow has grown and expanded with its team, and the lessons learned along the way. They discuss the challenges and opportunities of a global workforce, and how to foster community across borders. 

    Join Oyster's Free People Builders Community

    This podcast episode was produced by Quill.

    • 32 min
    The Digital Nomad Revolution with Lauren Razavi, VP of Communications at SafetyWing

    The Digital Nomad Revolution with Lauren Razavi, VP of Communications at SafetyWing

    In this episode, Rhys and guest Lauren Razavi explore the world of living as a digital nomad. Lauren has been nomadic since 2013, and is the author of Global Natives, a book about the past, present and potential of work from anywhere. Lauren is also the VP of Communications at SafetyWing, an insurance platform for digital nomads. In this episode, Lauren and Rhys discuss what it would mean to build a country on the Internet, how companies can think about remote and flexible work, and why work from anywhere is the future.

    This podcast episode was produced by Quill.

    • 41 min
    Upskilling in the Age of AI with Rajeeb Dey MBE, Founder of Learnerbly

    Upskilling in the Age of AI with Rajeeb Dey MBE, Founder of Learnerbly

    Rajeeb Dey calls himself an ‘accidental entrepreneur.’ After starting a venture to help give students a voice in their education when he was 17, he’s gone on to launch a national entrepreneurship competition with the government of Britain, and founded Learnerbly, a curated online learning platform that helps organizations make learning part of their culture. He and Rhys have an interesting and enlightening conversation about why continuous learning is so important in the age of AI, the importance of upskilling, and how businesses can foster learning and development. 

    This podcast episode was produced by Quill.

    • 42 min
    Championing Neurodiversity in the Workplace with Conner Reinhardt

    Championing Neurodiversity in the Workplace with Conner Reinhardt

    What does it mean to ‘neurodiversify’ the workplace, and more importantly, why is it important? In this episode, Rhys sits down with Conner Reinhardt, COO @ Mentra, to help answer those questions. Conner and the Mentra team help neurodivergent jobseekers find employers that value their unique skills, and also help educate PeopleOps teams about neurodiversity. Join Rhys and Conner for an educational chat about embracing neurodiversity in the workplace, what PeopleOps leaders can do to create welcoming workplaces for all, and how Mentra is changing and shaping the conversation. 

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Tsell89 ,

Remote Leadership

So grateful for Rhys and Oyster’s leadership in the remote work enablement space. I just finished listening to the episode with Shelby Wolpa. Outstanding!

Lisa Paredes ,

A MUST for HR leaders and CEOs!

I love the topics and the insights Rhys highlights during the podcast. A must-listen to anyone who is interested in how work is changing and how we can use this change to help companies have a positive impact not only on their people’s lives but also on the world.

Meez ,

So much good information!

Love listening to this on my morning walks, such a great informative podcast. Thanks Oyster!

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