Perspectives

Humanising the Future of Work podcast

How do you see the Future of Work impacting your customer, your organisation or your future workforce? In our 'Humanising the Future of Work' podcast series, our experts explore the big questions around the Future of Work and what this means for you. In each episode our host, Daniel Hind, from our Human Capital practice, speaks to experts from across Deloitte about how organisations can reimagine the way in which work is carried out. Although technology is often a key driver of disruption, this podcast discusses the why, and how, organisations can ensure the human experience is at the heart of any transformation.

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Podcast episodes

Episode 10: From survive to thrive
What lessons have we learned from COVID-19 about work, workforce and workplace? Deloitte's 2021 Global Human Capital Trends report sheds some light on what matters most to organisations and employees, and our experts discuss how this all comes together to move from surviving to thriving.

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Episode 9: The multigenerational workforce
How have the expectations of the workforce shifted and what do you think the expectations of the next generation of the workforce be? How has the workplace changed, along with leadership styles and practices? In this episode, our four speakers discuss all of these important topics.

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Episode 8: Is there a future for HR Tech?
HR Technology has changed massively over the last 5 - 10 years, with more of a focus now on understanding how tech can deliver end to end talent experiences, and insights around productivity and wellness. The shift of HR's role to be the owner of productivity and employee experience, leveraging HR tech and data to add value across the organisation, is having a big impact on the HR function.

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Episode 7: Is there a future for HR?
Massive shifts in technological capabilities are driving change within HR. Even though technology is replacing some traditional HR roles, it is also opening up new possibilities and creating new requirements which HR needs to fill. How does HR pivot in order to achieve this? Our speakers discuss all things around the future of HR...

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Episode 6: The power of immersive learning
What is immersive learning and how are immersive experiences enabled and delivered? Our expert speakers discuss the significance of this learning method, how it can be used to develop skills of the future and what it is we need future generations to learn.

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Episode 5: Making workplaces human
What is the impact of the future of work on real estate? What does the future workplace look like and how can organisations achieve a workplace of the future? We discuss these big questions with the Deloitte Real Estate Consulting team.

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Episode 4: Being human first – gearing up to deliver experience
What is human experience (Hx)? Why is it becoming more emotive and important in the world today? As we re-imagine the way we engage with tech and what work is, businesses are becoming human-centred in their design. Andy Sandoz, Chief Creative Director at Deloitte and Richard Evans, Director within our Human Capital Practice and Employee Experience Lead, discuss all things Hx - from brand impact, to customer experience and the impact on society as a whole.

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Episode 3: Future skills: Keeping the workforce human
What are the skills of the future? In this episode our experts discuss the importance of 'human' skills and capabilities and why these are essential to business. But how can organisations develop the skills needed for the future of work, and what key blockers are they likely to encounter when reskilling?

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Episode 2: Superjobs... redesigning roles and the workplace
As organisations adopt new technologies, they’re finding that virtually every job must change, and that the jobs of the future are more digital, more multidisciplinary, and more data- and information-driven...creating new roles we call 'superjobs'. In this episode our speakers discuss how to navigate ‘superjobs’ and the trends they are seeing on the ground with their clients.

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Episode 1: Automation: The Human + Machine connection
Advancing technologies in automation are reimagining the human and machine relationship. In this episode our experts discuss whether they foresee automation taking over everything, how automation technology is being used in the marketplace today and its impact. The discussion also explores whether jobs will be lost or replaced and how all of this will change work for humans.

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Human Capital Trends Specials

HC Trends 2021 European Special Report: A deep dive
In this special episode, our experts deep dive into the key stats from Deloitte's European Special Report, to highlight the most important trends to watch in 2021.

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HC Trends 2021 European Special Report: The audiobook
We are pleased to share the audiobook version of Deloitte’s special report which takes a European view of the 2021 Global Human Capital Trends. In this report we ‘deep dive’ into five human capital trends that are most affecting HR and business execs, complimented with European data and interviews with European people leaders.

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HC Trends 2020 Special - A memo to HR and returning to work in the Future of Work
In this final bonus episode our speakers discuss the changing role of the HR function in an organisation. How do we expect the core skillset of HR professionals evolve in the next 5 years? How should they try and expand their focus and influence, especially after being at the forefront of their organisations response to COVID-19? Our experts discuss all.

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HC Trends 2020 Special - Perspective: Workforce strategies, ethics and the Future of Work
In this episode, our speakers talk about the third paradox of the trends report for this year - Perspective. How can organisations get the most out of data and also realise the value of real time data? Workforce strategies have never been as important as they are now, in light of COVID-19, and being able to successfully leverage workforce data is a big part of this. So where do you start on this journey?

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HC Trends 2020 Special - Potential: AI and superteams
In the first bonus episode, host Sam Shindler-Glass, along with our subject matter experts, takes a close look at the key trends from this year’s Human Capital Trends 2020 report. Our speakers discuss the headlines from this year’s report and provide an introductory overview into the key trends and the three paradoxes – Purpose, Potential and Perspective.

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HC Trends 2020 Special - Purpose: Belonging - from comfort to connection to contribution
In this episode our speakers take a look at the second paradox of this year’s trend report – Potential, exploring security in a world of reinvention. What impact is AI and automation having on work, the workforce and workplace? Our speakers discuss how AI can be used to establish consistency, increase productivity and unlock value in teams.

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HC Trends 2020 Special - Introduction: Returning to work in the Future of Work
In the first bonus episode, host Sam Shindler-Glass, along with our subject matter experts, takes a close look at the key trends from this year’s Human Capital Trends 2020 report. Our speakers discuss the headlines from this year’s report and provide an introductory overview into the key trends and the three paradoxes – Purpose, Potential and Perspective.

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