64 episodes

Listen to Connor Heaney discuss all things open talent with industry experts. In each episode Connor speaks with legal, talent and leadership experts. Connor is the managing director of CXC Global EMEA a contingent workforce management company. Connor has a particular interest in the future of work in the open talent sector.

The Open Talent Report Connor Heaney

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Listen to Connor Heaney discuss all things open talent with industry experts. In each episode Connor speaks with legal, talent and leadership experts. Connor is the managing director of CXC Global EMEA a contingent workforce management company. Connor has a particular interest in the future of work in the open talent sector.

    Ep. #66 | Building a Freelance Community - Jonathan Younger (Agile Talent Collaborative)

    Ep. #66 | Building a Freelance Community - Jonathan Younger (Agile Talent Collaborative)

    On this episode of The Open Talent Report listen to Jonathan Younger, HR thought-leader, author, advisor, board member, and early stage investor in HR tech startups. 
    During this episode Connor & Jonathan discuss:
    Jon’s take on US Labour Market changesBuilding a Freelance CommunityIndependent professionals and gig workersMiddle East & African freelance platformsFreelance platform consolidationUtilisation of labour platformsFuture of Work PredictionsConnect with Connor: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hrmconnorheaney/
    Connect with Jonathan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-younger-phd-57a41455/
    Visit CXC:  www.cxcglobal.com

    • 51 min
    Ep. #65 | Universal Workforce Model - Bruce Morton & Simon Bradberry (Allegis Global Solutions)

    Ep. #65 | Universal Workforce Model - Bruce Morton & Simon Bradberry (Allegis Global Solutions)

    Allegis Global Solutions’ (AGS) vice president of EMEA Simon Bradberry and global head of strategy Bruce Morton discuss a new framework to rethink how work gets done, The Universal Workforce Model™, which leads to better outcomes, enhanced productivity and happier workforces. 

    They cover everything from the evolution of staffing, talent scarcity and automation to what’s in store for the future of work and why it’s imperative for the C-suite to embark on a journey to harmonized workforce strategy and management.
     During this conversation Connor, Simon & Bruce discuss:
    Bruce & Simon story - How did they got into workforce solutions spaceWhat prompted them to write a bookWhat is the universal workforce modelHow can organisations implement it to be betterLabour Market Paradox – How to resolve itEducation for jobs of the futureTools for helping organisations cope with talent scarcityAutomation and Jobs DisplacementRemote WorkWhat is in store for the Future of WorkConnect with Connor: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hrmconnorheaney/

    Connect with Simon: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-bradberry-b0a7651/

    Connect with Bruce: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brucemorton/

    Download the Universal Workforce Model book for FREE: https://learn.allegisglobalsolutions.com/en/the-universal-workforce-model?utm_campaign=CXC&utm_source=Website&utm_content=UWM

    Visit CXC: www.cxcglobal.com

    Learn more on AGS's Subject to Talent podcast: https://www.allegisglobalsolutions.com/en/workforce-insights/podcasts?utm_campaign=CXC&utm_source=Website&utm_content=Podcast-UWM

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Ep. #64 | Contingent Workforce Strategies - Jeff Nugent

    Ep. #64 | Contingent Workforce Strategies - Jeff Nugent

    This week's guest on The Open Talent Report is Jeff Nugent, Global Contingent Workforce Management Strategist.
     During this conversation Connor and Jeff discuss:


    Jeff Nugent storyWhat problems or challenges Jeff is solvingLabour Market Paradox – How to resolve itTools for winning the war on talent and helping organisations cope with talent scarcityThe Evolution of StaffingTalent Market Places, do they have a role to play in the War for TalentAutomation and Jobs DisplacementHR Tech - Bubble or not?What is in store for the Future of WorkConnect with Connor: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hrmconnorheaney/

    Connect with Jeff: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffnugent/

    Visit CXC: www.cxcglobal.com

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep. #63 | The Working World for Everyone - Joseph Williams (Clu)

    Ep. #63 | The Working World for Everyone - Joseph Williams (Clu)

    This week's guest on The Open Talent Report is Joseph Williams, CEO and Co-founder of Clu, the inclusive recruitment platform.
     During this conversation Connor and Joseph discuss:
    Joseph Williams storyWhat problems or challenges is Clu solvingWhy does diversity matter?Why are people excluded when they are included?Tools for winning the war on talent and helping organisations cope with talent scarcityTalent Market Places, do they have a role to play in the War for TalentAutomation and Jobs DisplacementHR Tech- bubble or notWhat is in store for the Future of WorkConnect with Connor: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hrmconnorheaney/

    Connect with Joseph: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jdttwp/

    Visit CXC: www.cxcglobal.com

    Visit Clu: https://www.getaclu.io/

    • 58 min
    Ep. #62 | Commission-Free Freelancing - Indy Gregg (Wedo)

    Ep. #62 | Commission-Free Freelancing - Indy Gregg (Wedo)

    This week's guest on The Open Talent Report is Indy Gregg, CEO and founder of Wedo, commission-free freelancing platform for independent contractors.
     During this conversation Connor and Indy discuss:
    Indy Gregg's story  What challenges is Wedo solving?Availability of financial services for freelancersTalent marketplaces - Low utilization of workers Post-Covid trends: Digital nomadsCreating company culture in the remote eraLabour Law - classification of independent contractorsAutomation impact and job displacementFuture of WorkConnect with Connor: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hrmconnorheaney/

    Connect with Indy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/indianagregg/

    Visit CXC: www.cxcglobal.com

    Visit Wedo: https://wedo.ai/

    • 51 min
    Ep. #61 | Future of Work: Workstyle Revolution - Lizzie Penny & Alex Hirst (Hoxby)

    Ep. #61 | Future of Work: Workstyle Revolution - Lizzie Penny & Alex Hirst (Hoxby)

    This week's guests on The Open Talent Report are Lizzie Penny and Alex Hirst, authors of Workstyle: A revolution for wellbeing, productivity and society and founders of Hoxby.
    Alex and Lizzie formed Huckleberry Partners (Hoxby) in early 2015 and have since been working tirelessly, albeit flexibly, to ensure more and more people can spend their time doing the work that inspires them. Inspired by their work, they released the book Workstyle: A revolution for wellbeing, productivity and society.


     During this conversation Connor, Lizzie and Alex discuss:
    Lizzie Penny and Alex Hirst's story  Key principles of embracing workstyle  How can principles of workstyle apply to deskless workers? Excluded groups in a traditional workplace The inspiration behind the workstyle idea Neurodiversity and cognitive diversity - what are they, and why are they important? How can organizations attract workers from 7 excluded groups? Challenges Hoxby is solving  Education for jobs of today, tomorrow, and the future Automation and job displacement Future of work - Workstyle Revolution

    Connect with Connor: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hrmconnorheaney/

    Connect with Lizzie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizziepenny/

    Connect with Alex: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexhirst/

    Visit CXC: www.cxcglobal.com

    Visit Hoxby: https://hoxby.com/


    You can purchase Lizzie's and Alex's book here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Workstyle-revolution-wellbeing-productivity-society-ebook/dp/B0B1TW9HLP

    • 51 min

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