Category: Workology

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Ep143 – How Workplace and People Analytics Can Drive Results in HR

HR is the secret weapon for an organization. In part, this is due to its responsibility for planning and strategy surrounding a company’s most valuable asset: its people. In order to be our most strategic selves, we need to have access to information and resources to help us make the […]

Ep 142 – Inclusive Hiring: How to Hire Global Autism Talent

One of my most popular articles on the Workology site is an ongoing list of employers that have autism hiring programs. Each week I receive several messages, emails and phone calls from kids, adults, parents and friends who have loved ones diagnosed with autism and looking for work. I thought […]

Episode 141: Future of Work: Apprenticeships and Employing People With Disabilities

I don’t think I need to remind you that we are at an inflection point when it comes to employment and the available talent we have in the market. There are now more jobs than unemployed looking for work. Especially in the technology sector, there are not enough skilled workers […]

Ep 140 – Future of Work: Autonomous Vehicles Provide Mobility for All

It isn’t just the workplace that’s evolving. It’s the way in which we work, combined with the way in which we travel to work, that is also changing. Autonomous vehicles offer a new way to travel and transport ourselves and our families. Today, we’re diving into how autonomous vehicles are […]

Ep 139 – Navigating Immigration: How to Hire Current Visa Holders

Another sign of the strong economy and tight labor market is that the jobless rate ticked down to 3.8% in May – a tie with the lowest unemployment rate since 1969. Since then, the only other time unemployment was this low was in April 2000. It’s because of the tight […]

Ep 138 – Future of Work: Virtual Reality & Accessible Workplace Technology

The area of virtual reality and augmented reality is a growing space. The VR industry has increased to 90 million active users in 2017, and it is projected to increase to 171 million users in 2018.  I’ve had a number of podcast interviews over the last three years that touch […]

Ep 137 – Encouraging Executive and Leadership Collaboration

Do you remember when we were all about discussions surrounding the 2020 workplace? Well, that 2020 workplace is nearly upon us, and while the workplace is shifting the way we might expect, there are a number of challenges and themes that we in human capital are looking forward t0 in […]

Ep 136 – Future of Work: Workplace Accessibility and Inclusion

According to the Amplify Accessibility Report from Accenture, people with disabilities can potentially add an additional $23 billion to the global economy. Advances in accessibility technology can help make this a reality, enabling more than 88 million of the 160 million people with disabilities to be a part of the […]

Ep 134 – Future of Work: Job Search and Employee Accessibility

It’s important to walk a mile in another person’s shoes. I encourage this often when it comes to understanding the job seeker journey and certainly when talking with employees whether it’s through focus groups, surveys or applying for jobs at your company to understand first hand what the process is […]