Blended Workforce Research and White Paper Launched in Malaysia
On February 27th in Malaysia, Jeremy Blain, Neil Stoneham, and Zohrab Chong launched the white paper, The Blended Workforce Revolution. They shared the findings of a global study conducted by Jeremy and Rochelle on changing work habits and expectations across the globe, and challenged their audience to rethink traditional approaches to management.
The presentation was very well received and the team answered several questions from the audience.
November 2019: Diversity in Business
Dr. Rochelle Haynes invited as panelist at One African Network Event in Birmingham
On November 29th (2019), Rochelle joined an esteemed panel of guests to discuss the effectiveness of Diversity and Inclusion mechanisms in UK organisations. During the night, the panel shared their personal experiences of working in the UK and challenged firms to assess underlying narratives and motivations for introducing D and I processes to make these more beneficial for their target audience
October 2019: Dr. Rochelle Haynes invited to speak HRM Association of Barbados People Leadership conference
Rochelle travelled to Barbados at the end of September 2019 to deliver an interactive workshop of the future of work. In this session, she spoke about the challenges of remote working within the Caribbean context and the need to firms to widen theire talent lens to include both offline and online workers.
During the session, there was a very spirited debate around the level of freedom and trust that should be given to employees. It's safe to say that the session was very well received!
Dr. Rochelle Haynes Featured in the Barbados Business Authority
Dr. Rochelle Haynes was featured in the Barbados Business Authority for her consulting work and research on digital nomads and remote working. The article focused on the barriers to adopting remote work within the Caribbean context. Rochelle also shared how she came to focus on this specific area of consultancy and expanded on her research and speaking engagements in Asia.
The Future of Work is Now -
LIBS Welcomed Rochelle and Jeremy as keynote speakers
On Tuesday 26th 2019, Jeremy and Rochelle spoke at the LIBS executive event The Future of Work is Now, which was hosted at the Engine Shed, (University of Lincoln, UK) by the Lincoln International Business School. The event highlighted key technological advancements reshaping the way we work and we think about work, and discussed the role of HR leaders in people management in this dynamic and futuristic context.