In recent months, the tech industry has faced a significant upheaval, marked by a series of high-profile layoffs from leading companies such as Microsoft, Salesforce, and Amazon. These layoffs, affecting thousands of skilled professionals, have not only unsettled the tech sector but also sparked a broader conversation about the future of work in an increasingly […]
Meet Cori Davis, Chief People Officer at Genentech, a leading biotechnology company and member of the Roche Group. Davis not only brings more than 25 years of HR experience as an innovative leader to her role, but also a commonsense approach to problem-solving, thinking, empathy, and results orientation. In her role as CPO, she oversees […]
From operating an oil rig in the middle of the ocean to active shooter drills, much of the cost, complexity, and danger in training can be reduced or eliminated by incorporating virtual reality (VR) technology. Traditional training methods require classrooms with paid instructors, equipment, learning tools, and occasionally travel expenses. Most companies simply don’t have […]
The 4-day workweek (32 hours at 8 hours/day x 4 days/week) recently has come back into major discussion. The latest brick in the wall is researchers at Boston College, think tank Autonomy, and Oxford and Cambridge Universities wrapping up the largest research study to put that question to the test, with 61 companies and 2,900 […]
The importance of storytelling is not lost on today’s “Faces of HR” guest. She leans on her storytelling past to keep Microsoft’s internship program alive even during the chaos of the pandemic.