Rethinking skills training for the 21st Century: Sunil Johal
Future of Work Series
by Algonquin College Corporate Training
1y ago
The skills required to succeed in the workplace today are changing rapidly. Workers who are aged fifty plus can still remember a time where their jobs did not involve using the internet, while those joining the workforce today do not know a time before Facebook. This time of dramatic change is coinciding with a decrease in the amount most employers are investing in employee training. In this episode, Sunil Johal, Fellow at the Public Policy Forum, discusses the drivers of reskilling and change in the world of work, and looks at how employers and policy makers can prepare themselves and their w ..read more
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COVID-19 is not enough to bring about the Future of Work: Stephen Harrington
Future of Work Series
by Algonquin College Corporate Training
1y ago
The world of work was already bracing for massive change before the arrival of COVID-19. Businesses that have been feeling the sting of automation, an aging workforce, and rapid changes in technology have been forced to adapt to remote work, social distancing, and dramatic shifts in consumer expectations and needs. Though the arrival of the novel coronavirus has had a lasting impact on many businesses, it would be a mistake to think that this one event has brought about the Future of Work. While most of us enjoy fewer meetings, the new and widespread delivery and online ordering options, and l ..read more
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Keeping a growth mindset during COVID-19: Katrina Moss
Future of Work Series
by Algonquin College Corporate Training
1y ago
“Love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning.” This quote by Carol Dweck, the pioneering academic who coined the term growth mindset, contains a lot of great ideas - but how do we actually adopt these practices individually, as a team, and as an organization? In recent years, we have seen many companies and even some whole industries disrupted because they did not initiate or adapt to change. Instead, they believed their business models and processes were fine and always would be, and they settled for modest growth...until, all of a sudden, they were left in t ..read more
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The future of sales and work culture: Colleen Francis
Future of Work Series
by Algonquin College Corporate Training
1y ago
For many companies, COVID-19 may have brought to light systemic issues, challenged long-held beliefs, and upset business models. Trying to sell in the midst of that disruption can feel wrong or awkward. Yet it is vital that we keep our motivation to help our economy get back on its feet and help our organizations navigate the new normal. In this Future of Work podcast, Colleen Francis shares some of the challenges her clients are facing, and ways they are adapting so they can keep selling both today and tomorrow.  Colleen and Doug delve into three key needs: Flexibility Empathy Redundanc ..read more
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What training do you need to remain successful at work?: Sean Hinton
Future of Work Series
by Algonquin College Corporate Training
1y ago
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The Next Big IDEA in Human Capital Management: Greg Pryor
Future of Work Series
by Doug Wotherspoon, Greg Pryor
1y ago
The future of work is changing, and so is human capital management. Organizations are reframing their people practices to meet people where they are and provide them with opportunities to thrive. In this episode, we sit down with Greg Pryor – Workday’s SVP, People & Performance Evangelist – to discuss the next big IDEA in human capital management: inclusion, digitalization, enabling experiences, and adaptive organizations. Greg explores trends and technologies including: Shifting from managing to enabling performance Leveraging data to create a great place to work for all Workday’s Feedba ..read more
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Embracing Change in Ambiguity: Konval Matin
Future of Work Series
by Doug Wotherspoon, Konval Matin
1y ago
You’ve probably heard the expression, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” – but what does that really mean? How can organizations build a culture that empowers their team to embrace innovation and thrive in change? In the first episode of our Future of Work Series podcast, we sit down with Konval Matin, Chief of Staff to the Chief Product Officer at Shopify. Konval shares her insights on ambiguity and the need to embrace it in today’s workplace. In this episode, you’ll hear about: Defining the culture, vision and values in a fast-growing global company Weekly Town Halls, Book Bars, and othe ..read more
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