Dialogue Session with Josh Bersin

Date & Time
09 May 2019 6:30PM to 8:00PM

IHRP Office, Lifelong Learning Institute, Lobby A #05-02, 11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408601

IHRP was privileged to have Josh Bersin for a dialogue at IHRP office, where he shared many insightful observations from over two decades as a research analyst covering the HR space.

Josh Bersin is an analyst, author, educator, and thought leader focusing on the global talent market. He spent much of his career in technology, sales, marketing and business leadership and actively writes about major global trends in leadership, management, HR and talent management technologies. He is often cited as one of the leading HR and workplace industry analysts in the world.

Josh established Bersin & Associate in 2001, to provide research and advisory services focused on corporate learning. In 2012, his company was acquired by Deloitte and became known as BersinTM by Deloitte. His passion is in studying and advising corporations on HR and leadership strategies, as well as workplace technology solutions. He is currently finishing a third book, entitled “Irresistible”, on 21st century management and the new rules for employee engagement with Harvard Business Publishing.

Karina Kuok, Head of Professional Practices, shared some of her key takeaways:

  • As HR continues to evolve its role from a compliance to service to creative focus, key skills that will arm HR well are coaching and consulting.
  • Approach problem solving with a curious mindset, so we can expand thinking beyond the current way of working.
  • Ask the right questions to help business leaders gain greater clarity and unlock their own answers within.
  • Explore areas beyond traditional HR and build acumen in areas such as performance science, business theory, statistics, behavioral economics and marketing.

Lastly, we would like to thank everyone who had attended the dialogue, we hope it was an insightful session.

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