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Post date: May 19, 2017
Recently, I had a conversation at the birthday party of my five-year-old daughter’s friend. I spoke with other parents about how different kindergarten is today compared to when we were 5 years old. As I recall, and as my mom confirms, kindergarten used to be about learning our shapes and colors,...
Post date: July 9, 2020
The way we work is not sustainable. Sherwin knows this well. He has 20 years of experience as a skilled information technology (IT) professional and is one of the many professionals and managers we interviewed in a Fortune 500 company we’ll call TOMO. Sherwin estimates he works about 70 hours per...
Post date: May 31, 2018
The role of the chief human resources officer is changing. Over the years, the best CHROs became much more focused on the business and its strategic needs. Today, the needs of the business have evolved—and with it the demands on the CHRO. Long-established business models face disruption across...
Post date: August 6, 2020
This is a critical moment in history. It is estimated that 375 million workers—or 14 percent of the global workforce—will need to acquire new skills and/or switch occupations by 2030. Digital transformation is a key driver of this shift. Digital transformation, or otherwise known as the Fourth...
Post date: November 19, 2019
As automation and digitalization continuously reinvent work, employers and employees alike face the urgent challenge of keeping up with ever-shifting skill requirements. Doing so effectively in an endlessly evolving workplace, however, requires that organizations move from episodic corporate...
Post date: April 25, 2019
For the last 60 years, NASA has been marked by talented, curious, and relentless adventurers who have explored the unknown for the benefit of humanity. This workforce has achieved the impossible, including setting foot on the Moon, landing rovers on Mars, living for nearly two decades in Low Earth...
Post date: February 13, 2018
The future of work and the fast-paced advancements in artificial intelligence, automation, and robotics are transforming how people work and the way businesses operate to deliver value to customers. Furthermore, global trends are changing the way we conceptualize work, workplace, and workforce. In...
Post date: October 24, 2019
EY is an organization that employs 250,000 people worldwide and hires nearly 50,000 new employees each year. How do we acquire the right people and skill sets needed in a digitally and socially transformed world?  Early in 2017, we started a journey that would enable us to hire more students who...
Post date: January 14, 2021
For leaders who came up in a business climate obsessed with efficiency and cost savings, putting resiliency, preparedness and exploration as top priorities is counterintuitive. Yet, the world continues to increase in complexity and uncertainty. The concepts that helped organizations succeed in the...
Post date: July 24, 2017
By sheer numbers alone, Millennials have already impacted the U.S. workforce. In 2015, this generation became the largest in the workplace and, today, they account for 50 percent of the job applications received by organizations. Human resources is already playing, and will continue to play, a...