At the 31st annual conference hosted by Professional BusinessWomen of California, attendees came together to connect on how to have a greater impact in their job roles, organizations, and communities. Read the highlights and takeaways from key sessions.
Human resources workflows are the lifeblood of organizations. Kerry Smith, director of people and organizational development at the British Heart Foundation—and recipient of HR Magazine’s Most Influential Practitioners award—shares how her organization improved the health of its culture.
By prioritizing the wellbeing of its customers and employees, Prudential plc helps people get the most out of life. Jolene Chen, group head of HR, shares how the company is able to deliver on its value and purpose through a time of change and disruption.
Due to the massive amount of disruption in the retail industry this year it’s somewhat futile to try and predict how the holiday season will turn out, so let’s talk about how it’s unfolding so far and how retailers are preparing for the busiest weeks.
Our Chief Diversity Officer, Carin Taylor, shares more details on our plans to increase hiring and development of diverse talent at Workday, further cultivate a culture of belonging, build inclusive products and technologies, and strengthen our communities.
The payroll function is becoming a more strategic partner in order to support business strategy, data compliance, employee engagement, and more. Colin Brennan from Alight Solutions discusses this shift and what it means for organizations and their employees.
The Atlanta Braves are focused on more than just winning. They’re also determined to elevate diversity and inclusion among the team’s fans, staff, and community. Hear from the woman driving these initiatives, DeRetta Rhodes, senior vice president of human resources for the Atlanta Braves.
As colleges and universities begin a new school year, IT leaders are focused on expanding business continuity plans to support remote work and more distance learning offerings. Kerrie Campbell, CIO at Flinders University, shares why agility is key for assisting staff and students.
The world’s most successful companies are led by those who’ve gained the trust of their workforces. Leadership experts Frances Frei and Anne Morriss discuss how to develop trustworthiness, and the steps businesses can take to develop more diverse leadership teams.
In many ways, medium-sized companies are more vulnerable to the disruption caused by the pandemic than large corporations. However, they can chart a path to recovery by infusing agility into their talent management and technology.
Aneel Bhusri and Carin Taylor from Workday joined Michael C. Bush, CEO at Great Place to Work, to discuss equality, social justice, closing the opportunity gap, and the work leaders must do to ensure employees feel a sense of value, inclusion, and belonging.
As the global pandemic unfolded, tech companies made quick changes to business models, and invested time and resources in the fight against COVID-19. We talk to a tech and media expert from Accenture about how the industry is playing a key role in this critical time.
How and when to reopen business locations in the midst of a global pandemic involves complex issues. Workday executives are leaning on the company’s core values and an employee-centered approach to guide the decision-making process.
The streaming wars rage on with renewed urgency as people seek solace, escape, or understanding from the comfort of their homes. In the middle of this, organizational agility is more important than ever.
The pandemic has accelerated long-standing business trends and forced leaders to take a hard look at priorities. Here’s how the partnerships between finance and HR are playing out amid the coronavirus crisis.
Like other essential businesses, Schnuck Markets had to become more agile during the global pandemic. Becky Fitzpatrick, director of human capital management, explains how the supermarket chain was able to quickly ramp up hiring and use technology to increase communications with customers.
Janet Duliga, chief administrative officer at the fabric and craft retailer, discusses how the business quickly shifted its operating model to meet the demand for do-it-yourself personal protective equipment.
Mike Chapman, managing director of media and entertainment at Accenture, joins us to talk about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on media and entertainment companies and how the industry is looking to the future.
Betsy Bland, vice president and managing director of Workday Ventures, shares insights on how companies can improve employee well-being, prepare for a return to the workplace, and unlock workforce potential.
Lesley Ballantyne, director of people operations for the John Lewis Partnership, connected with Peter Gamble, Workday regional vice president and country leader for the UK and Ireland, at this year’s Workday Elevate Digital Experience, to discuss how one of the UK’s best-loved retail groups has been facing digital disruption head on.
The traditional work environment may never return. In this two-part podcast, Slack’s head of people, Dawn Sharifan, joined us to discuss remote workforce management in a crisis and the new world of work.
Workday’s Greg Pryor recently chatted with Marcus Erb, vice president of data science and innovation and Matt Bush, culture coaching lead at Great Place to Work, to discuss the data science behind being a great place to work for all, under all circumstances.
These difficult times have brought greater exposure to widespread social inequality, and in the working world, a huge opportunity divide. Learn how programs such as Workforce Week are making a difference.
Talent in the U.S. is spread evenly, but opportunity is not. Discover how Year Up, a Workday Partner, is closing the opportunity divide by helping young adults gain the skills and job experience they need.
The global pandemic has presented businesses with extensive new challenges, but it’s also pushed them to find new and different ways of working. Joel MacCharles, vice president of learning and innovation at Bill Gosling Outsourcing, explains how his company uncovered new business opportunities through uncertainty.
Consumer packaged goods companies are under enormous pressure to innovate at a fast pace. Max Just, global director of business intelligence at Coca-Cola, discusses how the company is using machine learning to connect the future of work to new opportunities for its internal talent pool.
The pace of policy change affecting workplace safety is at an all-time high. Claire Deason, an attorney at Littler Law, offers insight on designing policies and protocols that align with constantly evolving government guidelines and legislation.
From perk to permanent? The shift to remote work could be the new normal of office life. Claire Deason, an attorney at Littler Law, shares legal considerations for companies that are formalizing their work-from-home policies in a post-pandemic workplace.
James Cross talks with David Clarke about why the current state of credentialing is in dire need of an update, and what Workday is doing to improve how we share information about ourselves—such as our skills, degrees, and capabilities—in the future.
How will a wounded economy change expectations around upskilling or new skills development? And how will those changing expectations affect higher education? Our two guests on the Workday Podcast share their insights into the impact of COVID-19 on colleges and universities.
The increased shift to remote work that we thought would happen over time has instead happened almost overnight. As companies grapple with the resulting challenges, we share ideas for navigating this new territory.
The pandemic has highlighted why you must be able to quickly share information with your workforce, adapt learning programs and delivery, and establish and expand virtual learning. Greg Pryor explains how Workday Learning is helping our customers during challenging times.
We're sharing guidance from some of our strategic partners—Accenture, Collaborative Solutions, KPMG, Mercer, OneSource Virtual, and PwC—on how to strengthen operational resilience during times of crisis.
Like Rome, high-performing teams aren’t built in a day. But, they are built from data. Greg Pryor, senior vice president of leadership and organizational effectiveness at Workday, shares how data can enable employees to do their best work.
How can HR, accounting, and financial planning and analysis teams work together efficiently during times of uncertainty? In a recent webinar, four of our leaders shared their experiences using Workday during the coronavirus pandemic.
How can we best take care of our mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how can business leaders support the emotional wellbeing of their employees? Harvard clinical psychologist Luana Marques and wellbeing and performance leader Bill Duane offered some solutions in a recent CNBC@Work livestream.