The Future Workplace Experience: 10 Rules For Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging Employees

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McGraw-Hill Education, Nov 2, 2016 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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Axiom Business Book Award Silver Medal Winner

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES. THE GIG ECONOMY. BREADWINNER MOMS. DATA-DRIVEN RECRUITING. PERSONALIZED LEARNING.

In a business landscape rocked by constant change and turmoil, companies like Airbnb, Cisco, GE Digital, Google, IBM, and Microsoft are reinventing the future of work. What is it that makes these companies so different? They’re strategic, they’re agile, and they’re customer-focused. But, most important, they’re game changers. And their workplace practices reflect this.

The Future Workplace Experience presents an actionable framework for meeting today’s toughest business disruptions head-on. It guides you step-by-step through the process of recruiting top employees and building an engaged culture—one that will drive your company to long-term success. Two of today’s leading voices on the future of work, provide 10 rules for rethinking, reimagining, and reinventing your organization, including:

• MAKE THE WORKPLACE AN EXPERIENCE
• BE AN AGILE LEADER
• CONSIDER TECHNOLOGY AN ENABLER AND DISTRUPTOR
• EMBRACE ON-DEMAND LEARNING
• TAP THE POWER OF MULTIPLE GENERATIONS
• PLAN FOR MORE GIG ECONOMY WORKERS

Everything we took for granted in the past— from what we expect from our jobs to whom we work with and how—is changing before our eyes. The strongest organizations today are “learning machines.” New challenges require new solutions—and these organizations are finding them.

If you want to compete in the years to come, you have to meet the future now. The Future Workplace Experience is your playbook for taking your organization to the top of your industry.

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About the author (2016)

Jeanne C. Meister is a founding partner of Future Workplace, an HR executive network and research firm. She is the co-author of the bestselling book The 2020 Workplace and is a regular contributor to Forbes. Jeanne is the receipt of the Distinguished Contribution in Workplace Learning Award, given by Association For Talent Development (ATD) to one executive each year honoring their body of work. Jeanne regularly speaks on how to prepare for the future of work. She lives in New York City.

Kevin J. Mulcahy is a partner with Future Workplace and along with Jeanne, is the co-host of The Future Workplace Network, a membership community for HR executives. Organizations across multiple industries and geographies regularly engage him to facilitate corporate workshops on ‘future proofing’ their business and HR strategies. Kevin coaches on leadership effectiveness at the Harvard Business School and is an adjunct faculty member at Babson College. Born and raised in Ireland, he now lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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