We all spend an inordinate amount of time at work communicating with others. And we each have our little tricks. Some of us respond so fast it’s like a real-time system; others wait and do it when they have time. Some need “nudges” to respond, while others respond on their own. What does all this… Read More


This week at the LinkedIn Talent Connect conference, LinkedIn announced a groundbreaking move: plans to acquire Glint, one of the market leaders in employee engagement solutions. Glint, which is a company I’ve been talking with since its formation, provides one of the most scalable and AI-driven solutions for employee surveys and sensing, and the …… Read More


Several years ago, as I saw the rapid growth of platforms like Degreed, EdCast, and Pathgather, I coined the phrase “Learning Experience Platforms,” and the name really stuck. Today this product category is quite real and the entire category is expanding. In fact, I’d argue that the LXP “market” is quickly becoming a set …… Read More


Most of you probably think ADP is kind of an old payroll company, focused primarily on small businesses. Boy, are you wrong. ADP, in fact, is the world’s first ever cloud-based HCM company (the ADP payroll is a cloud system), and the company is more innovative than ever. I just attended ADP’s latest half-day analyst… Read More


I’m at the US HR Technology Conference this week (over 9,000 attendees) and spending time with dozens of technology providers and HR leaders and I want to highlight the theme of my keynote on Thursday: HR in the Flow of Work. I believe this concept, which I’ll explain in this article, defines the role …… Read More


This week I had the opportunity to spend a few days in Tokyo, speaking at the BizReach (a fast-growing recruitment platform in Japan) Future of Work Summit. As I met with a variety of CHROs and other business leaders, I walked away reminding myself that all talent strategies are local, and Japan, one of the… Read More