WorldatWork Podcasts include the Workspan Podcast and the #evolve Podcast - each aligned with its respective namesake publication. Both take on the day’s most pressing workplace issues with a healthy mix of insight, wit and irreverence. Produced and hosted by Tom Alexander and WorldatWork columnist Charles Epstein.
Thinking Outside the Cubicle: Interview with Futurist Ravin Jesuthasan
Ravin Jesuthasan, a recognized global thought leader, futurist and author on the future of work, automation and human capital. He is the co-author of the just published “Work Without Jobs: How to Reboot Your Organization’s Work Operating System,” about how work is changing in ways that will eventually transform every aspect of society. It debuted at No.3 on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list. An illuminating and fun convo with our second best-selling author, third futurist and first Davos man...check it out!
Consciously Rooting out Unconscious Bias: a Conversation with BiasSync CEO Michele Ruiz
We're joined by Michele Ruiz, co-founder and CEO of BiasSync, a science-based approach to combatting unconscious bias in the workplace. She speaks about her journey from the anchor chair (she was an award-winning broadcast journalist) to serial entrepreneur (BiasSync is her third company) and the ways organizations can systematically identify and address unconscious bias.
Poll Everywhere: Driving More Dynamic Engagement in a Hybrid World
We’re joined by Kimberly Harris, Director of People Operations at Poll Everywhere, a company that turns presentations into a two-way dialog, providing employees with ways of getting involved instead of getting distracted: “2022 will be the year of conquering the new workforce rhythm.” Which begs the question: can we dance to it? This and more on promoting more dynamic employee engagement – check it out!
Ghosts in the Machine: Eden Higgins on the Disappearing Job Candidate
Eden Higgins, VP Practice Leader with the Duffy Group, Inc., a global recruitment firm, on ghosting: why more job candidates are “disappearing,” signs recruiters should look out for, and how to prevent being ghosted.
Tech Analyst David Foote on the Future of Work: Key Drivers, Implications and How to Prepare
In his fourth appearance on the pod, tech analyst David Foote joins us to discuss the future of work: what it means, what’s driving it, the implications for how we build and manage workforces going forward. David is Chief Analyst & Chief Research Officer for the eponymous Foote Partners. He is an innovator of advanced techniques for benchmarking enterprise tech jobs, skills supply/demand, and compensation; tracking/forecasting tech labor trends; and analyzing human factors in technology development. David is a former Gartner and META Group analyst and Silicon Valley executive.
Teachers in Transition: On the Market and in Demand
The rate of people quitting jobs in private educational services rose more than in any other industry in 2021. We’re joined by Kathleen Schulz, Gallagher’s Global Innovation Leader for Organizational Wellbeing to discuss teachers why more teachers are leaving the classroom and going to work for companies, and why companies are eager to enlist their translatable skills and experience. Bonus: we revisit Kathleen’s most embarrassing COVID moment, which she shared on her first visit with us!
Powerful interview with Judy Shepard interview about diversity, inclusion and equality. Work in Progress surfaces key issues for us all.