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Episode 17: Robin Erickson of The Conference Board

Big Fish in the Talent Pool

Robin Erickson is a Principal Researcher for The Conference Board and is a rare returning BFitTP guest. She has a Ph.D. in Organizational Communication and spent the majority of her career in professional services (#Deloitte, #EY, #McKinsey ) until she became a research analyst. She now conducts ground-breaking research on HR, Talent Acquisition, Engagement, and Retention best practices. In this interview, Robin shares her research with @TheConferenceBoard #TalentAcquisition pivots during the global pandemic. As we dig into how we can learn from and bounce back from COVID-19, Robin gives innovative examples from companies using the situation for good. Listen in and be inspired by how your company and team can seize positive and productive opportunities during COVID-19.Topics Discussed:● Best Practices for helping employees impacted by the global pandemic● Short vs. long-term goals during COVID-19● Using the opportunity to work on employee engagement and a great candidate experience● Practical ways to use technology to stay engaged● Finding innovative alternatives to layoffs● Ways to manage survivor guilt for employees left behind● Finally using virtual interviews consistently (because of no alternative!)● Pivoting TA resources to add value in other ways● Bouncing back to the workplace when it’s deemed safeConnect with Robin Erickson● LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/robinericksonphd● Twitter: https://twitter.com/RAEricksonPhD Additional Resources from Robin Erickson and The Conference Board:● Navigating Talent Acquisition in a Changing Worldhttps://conference-board.org/topics/natural-disasters-pandemics● Finding Innovative Alternatives to Layoffshttps://www.conference-board.org/publications/finding-alternatives-to-layoffs● Conducting Compassionate Layoffshttps://conference-board.org/publications/conducting-compassionate-layoffsFor organizations starting to think about returning to the workplace:● Through a Glass Darkly: Preparing to Return to the (Reimagined) Workplacehttps://conference-board.org/topics/natural-disasters-pandemics ● Reset & Recovery Planner: Return to the (Reimagined) Workplace (Excel)https://conference-board.org/publications/reset-and-recovery-planner● Link to The Conference Board HC COVID-19 Curated Hub with all of their published content.https://conference-board.org/topics/covid-19-human-capital-responsesConnect with Erin PetersonErin is a Talent Acquisition Interim Leader and RPO Advisor with PeopleResults. She has led TA and RPO globally for some of the most successful organizations in the world including Accenture, Aon Hewitt, and Amazon. She translates her unique global experience to help clients with TA strategy, employment branding, onboarding, candidate experience, and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) decisions.Connect on Social● Website: https://www.people-results.com● LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/erinpeterson● Twitter: https://twitter.com/ErinMcPeterson


11 May 2020