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You in 2042 ... The Future of Work

You in 2042 ... The Future of Work

By Danielle Wallace
Glimpse into the future with thought provoking insights from global thought leaders. Imagine yourself in 2042 with the work world transformed around you. Get ready for this future now!
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Training is dead
Training goes the way of the fanny pack in David Langoltz’s talk. David, an L&D Manager, reminds us it’s essential to focus on what people need to “do” not what they need to “know.” In the future, people will still need help in doing things they don’t know how to do. Experts will still need help bridging their expertise to others. The L&D consultant will play the pivotal role in connecting this gap.
April 13, 2021
Deliberate empathy at scale
Jihan Cercado, Senior Learning Consultant, speaks to the need to cultivate both patience and immediacy because technology is instant, yet people aren’t. This culminates in the need for deliberate empathy at scale in order to be successful in the future workplace. * All opinions expressed are that of the individual and not the organization they're employed with.
March 2, 2021
Next Generation Flexible Work v4.0
Mary Kruger explores how the future workplace will be truly flexible in location and attitude. She shares her examples of how her work isn't land-based and how technology can help makes us mentally fit, and she provokes thinking about how to adapt to support this future.  Besides being a L&D Manager for a national organization, Mary Kruger's passion is in coaching others as an Internationally Certified Business & Career Coach at MLKCoaching.
February 9, 2021
Future skills for an automated world of work
Nazish Asim, Senior Manager, Strategy & Leadership, Learning and Development, reveals the evidence case for furthering human-centered skills, the role of bots, and the key skills that we'll need to master in order to tackle the next wave of business challenges.  She shares insights into what learning and development can do to prepare their organizations now for this future world.  Note: Speaker views reflect their own opinion and do not represent any organization of their employment. 
January 9, 2021
Future learners demand smaller, practical learning bites
Roxanne Kisson, Talent Development Manager, reflects on the acceleration of time-starved employees needing to quickly acquire skills. She shares insights about the need for quicker learning bites and new learning modalities that are readily available in the flow of work or during spare moments. Note: Speaker views reflect their own opinion and do not represent any organization of their employment.
December 2, 2020
Mental wellness and the human aspects of future workplaces
Michelle Ibaraki, is a sought after health and mental wellness advocate regularly appearing on Global News, CTV National News, in the legislature and numerous media outlets across the country. She speaks to the importance of a future where the stigma associated with mental health in the workplace is a long-forgotten. The increase in workplace resources, public support and societal acknowledgement will support this.
October 26, 2020
Coding and intuitive tech for the future
Allison Blake, educator, discusses how coding is a basic, universal skill but intuitive technology may be expected by the future workforce.  Fortunately, those in the future may be better equipped with financial literacy.
August 29, 2020
Age 32 in 2042 - A Future Perspective
Wonder what the future of work holds? Consider the foundational tech skills that many young people seem to "innately" have, even those less than 10.  This is our future workforce who presumes coding, robot programming, virtual classes and online productivity suites are basic skills like reading. While the interviewee eschews synchronous learning, he sees the benefits of occasional live virtual classes to keep momentum. Get ready for the future being built today. 
August 4, 2020