Future of Work Virtual Series: Reinventing the Talent Ecosystem
About the Webinar
The impact of COVID-19 combined with advancing technology is changing the talent and skills space. This session will delve into the future of the talent ecosystem and the need for HR functions to revaluate skillsets to meet evolving needs. How can organisations build a robust workforce able to deal with uncertainty and disruption? We will take a look at skill-sharing, collaborative partnerships, skill forecasting and changing trends in contract types.
About the Future of Work Series
Life as we know it is undergoing a radical transformation. Where once the topic of the future of work was centered around rapidly advancing technology, we must now consider the long-term shift influenced by a global pandemic. The impact of COVID-19 is prolific, dramatically changing the future of work landscape for us all; from where we work to how we interact with our peers, how we apply for jobs or recruit for talent, how we manage and lead teams and even how we define success.
This webinar series will take a closer look at how the future workforce might look.
- What changes should we prepare for in terms of culture, leadership, talent, diversity and strategy and what are the implications for you?
- With different markets progressing at different paces, how does this impact the global workforce?
- What can we expect to see in terms of transformation in Europe compared to China?
Prof. Byron Lee, Assistant Professor of Management, CEIBS
Dr. Byron Yee Sing Lee is Assistant Professor of Management at CEIBS. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Relations and Human Resources from University of Toronto. Prior to joining CEIBS, he was an Assistant Professor in School of Business and also the International MBA Academic Director at the Renmin University of China. Dr. Lee’s main research interests focus on Strategic Compensation, Strategic Human Resource Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Industrial Relations. His publications appear in Industrial Relations, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Journal of Labor Research and Contemporary Economic Research. Dr. Lee has received the Emerging Scholar Award in Employee Participation and Ownership from the Academy of Management.
David Watkins, SVP; Group Talent, Transformation & Engagement, Oerlikon Management AG, Pfäffikon
David is a consultant, coach, author and leadership shaper with over 25 years business & leadership experience. He moved to Switzerland in 2009 in a Global Organisational & Leadership Development function for Schindler elevators and joined Oerlikon as Global Head of Talent, Transformation & Engagement in 2017.
Oerlikon Management AG, Pfäffikon Oerlikon is a global technology group and market leader in advanced materials, surface engineering and polymer processing. Oerlikon operates its business in two Segments – Surface Solutions and Manmade Fibers – and has a global footprint of more than 10 500 employees at 175 locations in 37 countries.
Input from panellist, Dhushan Thevarajah, Chief Operating Officer, BeWorks
Moderated by Dr. Robert Straw, CEO, CEIBS Switzerland
Date: October 29, 2020
Time: 13:00 - 14:00 (CET) / 19:00 - 20:00 (CST)
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