As we complete preparations for the 2022 HR Technology Conference & Exposition®, I’m convinced that not only will this HR Tech be our “best” event, it will likely be the most important one in a very long time—perhaps ever. Is that a little bit hyperbolic? Maybe. But just like now in politics, when every election is the “most important” ever, the unique confluence of social events, the current job market and the workplace issues facing all organizations make preparing for and meeting these challenges more urgent than ever.
A few months ago, I set out to articulate the most pressing short- and long-term challenges facing HR and business leaders from the coronavirus pandemic: business agility, wellbeing and leadership. Today, considerable uncertainty, stress, anxiety and even “pandemic fatigue” remain as the crisis continues to weigh on employees, HR professionals, leaders—heck, everyone.
Just a few weeks ago, many of us felt things were trending more positively: Cases of COVID-19 in the earliest and hardest-hit regions of the country had started to slow, while other regions were beginning to re-open workplaces and return to something close to “normal.”
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The competition for the Final Four places in the 2018 Discovering the Next Great HR Technology Company is on!