Many professional services firms are looking for top talent with new skill sets to meet their clients’ changing needs and help them prepare for future disruption. Jeanne Urich, managing director at Service Performance Insight, reflects on 2020 and shares where firms currently rank in the talent maturity model benchmark.
All of the crises our world has endured in the past year have caused disproportionate hardship for our Black and Brown communities. Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor shares her thoughts on achieving lasting change and more inclusive workplaces.
Employee resource groups are affinity groups aimed at creating a sense of community in the workplace, but they can be utilized for so much more—especially as strategic partners in advancing corporate social responsibility and deepening cultural competency.
The COVID-19 pandemic has damaged local economies and led to high unemployment. We believe there is an innovative solution to help address these challenges: the creation of skills-based talent marketplaces.
What does the future workplace look like at VMware? Amy Gannaway, vice president of global compensation, benefits, and HRIS, discusses how the company is supporting its employees’ productivity while prioritizing their overall well-being.
If we’ve learned anything from 2020, it’s that agility must be at the center of business planning. Leaders from Microsoft and G6 Hospitality talk about how they’re embracing continuous planning in times of disruption.
In this blog, we give an overview of what is talent management, why it’s a key aspect of human resources, and how talent management systems help companies develop an engaged, skilled, and productive workforce.
According to Greg Pryor, executive director at Workday, we are experiencing a once-in-a-generation, if not a once-in-a-lifetime, shift in the way HR leaders think about human capital management. In this Q&A, Pryor explains why the focus is now on people and performance enablement.
We’re excited to be a Diamond Sponsor at HR Tech 2020, which is shaping up to be an incredible interactive experience. Learn how we’re participating, and about a special award we’re honored to receive.
Grocery stores couldn’t close their doors to change to the new way of operating in a pandemic. But they’ve adapted quickly and tapped into the positive force of innovation to keep feeding households everywhere.
People around the world recently celebrated International Coming Out Day on Oct. 11. Workday employees and customers discuss the significance of this annual event, and what companies can do to be better allies for the LGBTQ+ community.
Skills are the fundamental currency of the changing world of work, and we believe our skills cloud is a true differentiator for talent optimization. Workday CTO Jim Stratton provides a closer look at how we’ve engineered skills cloud to provide the greatest possible value to our customers.
Human resources departments must take these two actions to thrive in a world where disruption is the norm, not just for their own teams but across their companies, according to Deloitte’s “2020 Global Human Capital Trends” report.
South Korea is one of few countries that’s been able to flatten the curve of COVID-19 infections. Mira Lee, chief human resources officer at GE Korea, shares how the organization navigated uncertainty and safely returned their employees to the office.
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.