June 21, 2024

In an increasingly globalized world, the dominance of English as the de facto language of business is being questioned. Alexander Konovalov, CEO of vidby, a Swiss tech startup offering AI-powered video translation and dubbing, is at the forefront of this discussion. vidby’s mission is to enable seamless communication across languages, fostering greater inclusivity and business potential. In this interview, Konovalov shares his insights on the necessity of embracing linguistic diversity, the benefits it brings, the role of AI in transforming... Read more

May 30, 2024

The hybrid work model is an evolving landscape, and insights from different organizations like Luminate, WSP Global, and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank offer a multi-faceted perspective on its implementation and challenges. Through my conversations with Christine Cenicola, Senior Vice President, Head of People at Luminate, Suzanne Puccino, Director Global Workplace Strategy at WSP Global, and Stacey Monroe, Human Resources Director at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, we can glean a comprehensive understanding of how diverse organizations are adapting to... Read more

May 21, 2024

In a quest to understand the evolving landscape of hybrid work, I engaged in thought-provoking dialogues with Livia Freudl, Global Head of Human Resources & Senior Vice President HR at Varian, a Siemens Healthineers company, Alicia Pinn, Chief Human Resources Officer, at The Hidden Genius Project, and Jeff Hicks, Senior Director of People and Culture, at Janus of Santa Cruz. Their collective insights provide a multi-faceted view of how hybrid work is reshaping the workplace. Diverse Benefits and the Evolving... Read more

May 8, 2024

The shifting landscape of hybrid work has become a focal point for businesses worldwide. My interviews with Melissa Jones, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at CSAA Insurance Group, Dan Meyers, Chief Human Resource Officer at Acronis, and Todd Presley, Vice President, Human Resources at Chronicle Books offer a comprehensive view of how diverse companies are navigating this change. Each leader provides unique insights into the benefits and challenges of hybrid work, reflecting the nuances of their respective industries.... Read more

May 1, 2024

The hybrid work model has become a critical topic in the business world, as revealed by insights from Karen Amos, Director of Human Resources at Golden Gate Fields, Beverly Morgan, the Chief People Officer at Benefit Cosmetics – LVMH Group, and Chris Michalski, Vice President of Human Resources at VulcanForms. My conversations with each illustrate the multifaceted nature of hybrid work, highlighting both its benefits and challenges. Flexibility and Productivity: Key Advantages Across Industries In the ever-changing landscape of the... Read more

April 24, 2024

Is your workspace truly personalized to your needs? As we delve into the transformation of work environments, it becomes clear that the one-size-fits-all approach is rapidly becoming obsolete. That’s the key take-away from my enlightening interview with Loretta Li-Sevilla, Head of Future of Work, Business Incubation, and Design for Services and Circularity at HP, who has spent years analyzing trends and changes in workplace dynamics. The Essence of Hybrid Work Hybrid work, a term that has become ubiquitous in the... Read more

April 24, 2024

In our digital era, the ability to offer hybrid or fully remote roles is not just a perk – it’s a strategic necessity. But the impact goes beyond just staffing strategies. This shift towards more flexible arrangements is a profound expression of trust, a signal to employees that their autonomy is respected and valued. This is the culture at Cambia Health Solutions, as revealed in my insightful conversation with Elizabeth Cole, the CHRO of this pioneering healthcare insurance company. Together,... Read more

April 17, 2024

In an era where Zoom calls are increasingly replacing boardroom meetings and kitchen tables double as cubicles, businesses worldwide are redefining the concept of the workplace. But what if this shift isn’t just a temporary adaptation to the pandemic, but a permanent transformation, at least for the forward-looking firms? The Genesis of a Global Workforce Chris Federspiel, CEO of Blackthorn.io, stands at the forefront of a burgeoning revolution in the business world. His journey with Blackthorn.io, a company that from... Read more

April 3, 2024

Imagine stumbling upon a hidden treasure, one brimming with jewels of talent and skill, yet surprisingly affordable. That’s exactly what Eastern Europe’s remote workforce represents in today’s global tech landscape. Sergiu Matei, CEO of Index.dev, unveils this gem in a recent interview with me, offering insights that will not only captivate but also enlighten business leaders looking for high-quality tech professionals. A Pool of Exceptional Talent: The Eastern European Advantage In the realm of global tech development, Central and Eastern... Read more

March 30, 2024

How do you measure hybrid and remote work effectiveness? Doing so represents one of the biggest challenges in flexible work contexts, since without the right metrics, how can you be confident your work model is actually working? In a fascinating interview with Vahagn Sargsyan, Founder of WebWork, a revealing picture emerged about the critical role of metrics in remote work environments. The Evolution of Remote Work Metrics Vahagn Sargsyan’s journey into the world of remote work metrics began well before... Read more

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