NACD - National Association of Corporate Directors

Workforce of the Future Webinar Series

In Partnership with RSM

As we face a future driven by powerful evolutionary forces – the mega-trends which are fundamentally reshaping the world of work – is your board considering the implications and necessary strategies required to deal with the evolving and multiple visions of the future? Of equal importance, what are the risks of being left behind?

The Workforce of the Future webinars will address, but not be limited to, the following issues: a new era of talent, technology trends reshaping the workforce, getting to grips with data, the marketplace without boundaries, leveraging global networks, and the future of global mobility.

*Please note that on-demand webinars are not eligible for NACD credit at this time.


Workforce of the Future Upcoming Webinars

Labor Trends and the Economics of Workforce Management
Date: July 19, 2018
Time: 2 p.m. —3 p.m. (EDT)

For the past 18 months, the unemployment rate in the United States has stayed below 5 percent. An increasingly tight labor market is creating recruitment and retention challenges for businesses and beginning to impact plans for future growth. In this webcast, we'll address the economics of workforce management in the tight labor market, including how to offset the challenge of labor shortages by strengthening invaluable assets such as corporate reputation and the company's existing relationship with its employees. This should not only enable you to compete for the best employees in a time of scarcity, but also position your company as an employer of choice, regardless of the status of the labor market.

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Talent Recruitment and Retention: What's Trending?
Date: September 20, 2018
Time: 2 p.m. —3 p.m. (EDT)

In a tight labor market and rapidly changing work environment, how can your organization remain competitive in recruiting and retaining talent? This webcast will address the latest trends for executive and employee compensation and benefits, and how to formally evaluate and structure customized plans from an operational and tax perspective. Companies expecting to compete for labor and talent under current economic conditions should first look outward, then inward, to determine how they are perceived in the marketplace by prospective employees, and then make necessary changes. As always, change starts at the top, and companies and their boards should consider specific measures to provide an edge when competing for talent.

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Workforce of the Future Archived Webinars

Boardroom of the Future
Date: June 21, 2018

As workforce dynamics evolve, so too must the corporate board. Shifting demographic trends over the next five to 10 years will influence everything from where to find your next customers to who is sitting next to you at the boardroom table to how you source employees. In this session, learn how boards are embracing diversity, experience, and insights to influence organizational change and address governance issues. Mission-specific questions such as "What sort of company are we?", "Who do we want to serve and how?", and "How do we get there?" fall to the board. There's no better time than now to start shaping the company of the future.

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Engaging Management on the Workforce of the Future
Date: January 25, 2018

Demographic, social, and technological trends are fundamentally and rapidly reshaping both work and the workforce. In this new era of talent, it is important to work closely with your management team and to understand how these changes will impact everything from talent strategy and recruitment, to skill sets, to succession planning. In this webinar, a panel of experts will discuss these points, provide CEO insights on leading and motivating the workforce of the future, and outline actionable steps the Board can take in working with management to address the issues created by the transforming world of work.

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What Will the Future of Work Be Like for Workers (And the People Managing Them)?
Date: November 30, 2017

"The future of work" is suddenly everywhere—but how can organizations prepare for a future with so many unknowns? We are living through a fundamental transformation in the way we work. Automation is changing the skills workers need, while demographic shifts promise a talent shortage, longer lifespans, and other significant changes that will affect the workplace. At a time when business leaders are wrestling with unprecedented disruption, as well as political and societal upheaval, one of the most transformational shifts will be to the way we work. While there are huge organizational, talent, and HR challenges to overcome, the right strategies can set companies on the path for success. During this webinar, hear perspectives from a panel of directors who will explore findings from PwC's recent report, "Workforce of the future: The competing forces shaping 2030", and provide insight into how work is changing, how people think the workplace will evolve, and how this will affect their employment prospects and future working lives.

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Strategizing for the Workforce of the Future
Date: July 13, 2017

During this installment of NACD’s Workforce of the Future webinar in partnership with PwC, an expert from PwC will share what we are hearing from CEOs and other senior leadership on their ability to attract, grow, and retain the talent required to face the business environment of the future. PwC will also explore findings from the firm’s 20th CEO Survey where nearly 1,400 CEOs shared their views on this topic, including that they are increasingly worried about key skills shortages. So what skills are companies looking for in the future? Over this one-hour program, Directors will join the conversation to provide context on the role of the board in ensuring that talent is prioritized in the organization’s overall strategy. Join us to learn the essential elements of an effective talent strategy and what boards should be focused on now

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