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VIRTUAL HOLIDAY SOCIAL: WHAT’S IN YOUR CUP?

LEAP CHAT | December 19,2018 | 1 pm PT & 4pm et

With the holidays are upon us, we thought it would be fun to get the community together by hosting a virtual holiday social to come and share 2018 accomplishments, 2019 goals and ask any questions that you want answered to get the new year off to the right start. 

Ugly sweaters are not required, but highly encouraged! During the Leap Chat, we want to have a live share of your selfies on Twitter: @leapgen using hashtag #falalaLeapgen. You don’t want to miss it!

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Don't Miss Our 2019 Predictions

JANUARY 9, 2019 | 90-Minute Webinars | 8:00-9:30 AM PST and 4:00-5:30 PM PST

Please join Leapgen as we share our predictions for 2019! In order for more people from around the world to join the conversation, we are hosting two 90-minute sessions. For every registration of the "2019 Predictions: Always ON" Webinar (session 1 or 2), we will donate $1.00 to Breast Cancer Research. Our goal is to donate at least $1,000 on January 10, 2019!

We hope you will register, come and learn what we "believe" will be the emerging priorities for 2019 and help us meet our fundraising goal!

Choose a Time to Join Webinar
8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST

4:00 PM PST / 7:00 PM EST


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2019 Kick off breakfast with Jason Averbook

MNTRN | St. Paul, MN  | january 24,2019

Kick off 2019 with Jason Averbook Co-Founder of Leapgen at The Ewald Conference Center in ST.Paul Minnesota. Leapgen helps organizations around the world realize that the Future of Work is NOW and the time to leap our HR and workforce technologies to new heights is upon us.

Start off the new year with fresh insights into the digital HR space! Also find out how we work with industry leading companies around the world to help them transform their HR organizations into strategic partners. 

 
 

 

Previous Events

 
 
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Digital learning: on the road to 2020  

webinar | Happened live december 3 2018

View the webinar everyone is talking about hosted by authors, Mike Brennan and Ryan Malkes, sharing the details outlined in our latest white paper titled "Digital Learning: On the Road to 2020.

From the study they conducted, they set out to answer this question: Is the emergence of digital content and tools really driving a reinvention of how businesses develop their workforces? Surprising results after interviewing L&D leaders and practitioners from 19 organizations across multiple industries.

A few insights from the results found:

  • 90% of enterprise wide employee-based learning is happening outside the traditional L&D structured training environment.

  • Google/YouTube is the primary source for employee’s on the go learning at leading enterprises.

  • A frictionless LEARNER experience is required for L&D to be relevant.

And ... What’s the difference between “Microlearning” and “Macrolearning”? What’s in a digital learning architecture and how does that look as compared to a traditional learning environment? Watch the webinar to learn more!

Also, the full white paper is available in US and UK versions.

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Why Consider Mindset When Embarking on Any People Analytics Initiative? Our Experts Have A Perspective

Leap Chat | happened live August 22, 2018

Leapgen consultants - Jim Holincheck, Alex DePolo and Ryan Malkes - as they discussed why people analytics is such an important part of your digital HR strategy. 

During the discussion, the team will discuss:
- Why does mindset matter?
- What data are we measuring?
- Why measure that data?
- How is this information measured?
- Sneak peak into the Leapgen People Analytics Maturity Model


WHAT IT TAKES TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THE HR FUNCTION

Leap chat | Happened live JUly 26, 2018

Watch Leapgen's management consultants and HR practitioners, Jim Holincheck and Alex dePolo, as well as our newest executive team member, Kim Heger - Chief People Officer and Customer Advisor at Leapgen, as they discuss what happens when you don't make digital transformation for HR a priority. The team will discuss: what happens when HR does not act fast enough, who is at risk, why is it important to have new and different mindset and what are the steps to digitally transform HR. 

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Time for the Workforce Experience Mindset

Leap Chat | happened live JUNE 14, 2018

Jason Averbook, our CEO and Co-Founder of Leapgen, is launching his latest book: The Ultimate Guide to a Digital Workforce Experience ~ Leap for a Purpose. In this new book, Jason offers a compelling guide to what’s required for the future of HR and how leaders must unleash their mindset in order to shape the future of work for all generations.

For the past 30 years, the world of HR technology was purely designed to support the HR department that created siloes in HR. Today, however, the workforce is one that is more global, more remote with higher expectations and the vast majority of employees are already conditioned to interact with digital devices versus waiting for humans to respond to their requests. In the Leap Chat, Jason gave us a sneak peak into a few of the topics that are covered in the book.


Manage "Key learnings for HR ~ collected from first half of 2018"

Leap Chat | happened live May 24, 2018 

2018 has already been a pivotal year for HR and its effort to continue to digitize the function. There is a monumental shift in several areas - major changes in data privacy regulations, "me too movement" impact requiring better managerial-level training, geopolitical backdrop, demands for the consumerization of the employee experience, and so much more. Mike Brennan and our newest team member, Jim Holincheck as they discussed how all of these pressures are changing the face of HR and what you need to prepare for as we enter the back half of 2018 and prepare for 2019!

HOW AI CAN HELP TRANSFORM THE WORKFORCE EXPERIENCE AT THE E.W. SCRIPPS COMPANY

Leap Chat | HAPPEned LIVE APRIL 18, 2018

Leapgen is passionate about helping organizations build a better workforce experience leveraging innovating technology that is enabled by a strong people and process strategy. Through our new Leap Labs initiative, Leapgen explores the potential of different solutions to meet the needs of HR buyers in a practical way. During this Leap Chat, Kevin McDonald, Vice President of BPO Governance & HR Operations at The E.W. Scripps Company discussed with Jason Averbook, CEO and Co-Founder of Leapgen and Melissa Swisher, Chief Revenue Officer of Socrates AI, how Socrates AI technology will help transform the employee experience with real-life use cases showcased throughout.


Design Thinking Will Change the Business Case for HR Forever

Leap Chat | Happened Live February 20, 2018

On this Leap Chat Jason Averbook and Mike Brennan of Leapgen discussed why design thinking is key to selling HR innovation internally and how to apply it to your business case efforts. They also applied several key techniques to both designing solutions and selling them internally along the way.

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How Can You Make Your HR Service Delivery Model Be 2018-Ready?

Leap Chat | Happened Live on Jan 17, 2018 10:00 AM PT   

On this Leap Chat Leapgen’s Mike Brennan and Jim Scully discussed powerful yet simple methods to innovate your HR service delivery models to provide a better digital experience to the workforce and valued outcomes to the business.


2018 HR Trends & Predictions Leap Chat Webinar

Leap Chat | Happened Live on Dec 13, 2017 10:00 AM PT  

Here are the top 10 predictions that will impact HR in 2018:

  1. Focus on HR capabilities going digital vs. HR technology

  2. Experience goes mainstream (Workforce Intimacy)

  3. There’s an app for that (HR Services)

  4. Portal gives rise to the ‘Interaction Layer’

  5. Knowledge management makes a comeback

  6. Voice command goes mainstream

  7. There is a shift from process design to conversation design

  8. The cloud grows up

  9. Talent management gets personal

  10. HR skills at emergency mismatch to needs

Leap Chat Workforce Experience Survey Results

Leap Chat | Happened live on November 14th  

On this Leap Chat we welcomed Jim Scully to the executive team at Leapgen. Jim joined the discussion with Jason Averbook and Mike Brennan for another 'unscripted' Leap Chat as they analyzed together the results of the Workforce Experience Insights survey Leapgen & Unleash (formerly HR Tech World) ran in October 2017.


Watson Talent Talks at HR Tech: Jason Averbook

IBM Interview | Happened live October 2017

IBM Watson Talent sat down with our Leapgen CEO & Co Founder Jason Averbook to celebrate the 20 years of the HR Tech conference, as well as a look back at the generations of technology over the past two decades, their impact on the HR industry and what we should all be thinking about as we move forward. Watch Here

Interactive Videocast: Industry Experts on Workforce Technology  

Interactive Webcast | Happened live on September 20, 2017

Please join Leapgen CEO, Jason Averbook, and Workday VP of HCM Product Management, Cristina Goldt, for a LIVE interactive videocast as the industry experts discuss workforce technology and the impact it is having on your multi-generational, multi-cultural workforce.


HRExaminer Executive Conversations Radio show 

Live Radio Show | Happened Live on September 15, 2017

Tune in this Friday for a live HRExaminer radio show at 7am PT / 9am CT / 10am ET for a conversation with Jason Averbook, co-founder and CEO of Leapgen as he discusses the need for HR to change its lens about the workforce and take necessary steps to consumerize workforce experience.

Stop Blaming Ratings for Your Poor Performance Management Process! 

Leap Chat | Happened Live on August 28, 2017

On this Leap Chat, Leapgen's co-founders, Jason Averbook and Mike Brennan, discusses the struggles of building a better performance management process and the importance of focusing on the things that really matter e.g., holding leaders and managers accountable like expectation setting, feedback, coaching and recognition; regardless of whether or not you use ratings. 


How do YOU Consumerize HR?

Leap Chat | Happened Live on August 14, 2017

On this Leap Chat, Leapgen's co-founders, Jason Averbook and Mike Brennan, discusses the digital 'disruption' for HR is here to stay. The ‘consumerization’ of the workforce experience is a complex yet achievable process.  

They explore many areas, including:

  • How can HR leaders and IT leaders come together to focus on the people experience in the organization?

  • How can HR move from requiring employees to access dreaded "adopted" link farms to engaging company-managed sites employees are "addicted" to?

  • What steps do HR leaders need to make in order for them to reinvent processes to support this ongoing transformation?

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Fail-Proof Your Transition to Continuous
Performance Management

Solution Provider Webinar | Happened Live on June 28, 2017

Leapgen CEO, Jason Averbook, lead a highly interactive discussion with HR leaders Andrew Bartlow, VP of HR and Meredith Silipo, Senior HR Generalist, of Waypoint Homes about Waypoint’s transformative journey from an annual performance review cycle to one of continuous feedback and engagement using HighGround Performance Management solution.


Why 2017 is the Year HR Service Delivery Must 'Reboot!'

Leap Chat Webinar | Happened Live on June 1, 2017

Don't miss this highly interactive, lively Leap Chat webinar of how HR organizations can become more innovative, efficient and mindful of the workforce experience through Service Delivery. Great discussion on how optimizing your service delivery model will be key to ensuring an amazing user experience for employees, contractors and managers as well as an effective and efficient HR function!

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How to Get Your HCM Platform Investment Approved.

HR.com Live Webinar | Happened Live on May 24, 2017

Leapgen Co-Founders Jason Averbook and Mike Brennan and co-sponsored by SyncHR delivers a webinar perfect for innovative HR professionals who could use real-world guidance on how to build and sell a business case for their next- generation human capital management solution.


Marketing in HR. It's a Mandate!

Leap Chat with Jason Averbook & Mike Brennan | Happened Live on April 28, 2017

During this Leap Chat, you'll gain deep insights from Leapgen co-founders as they chat about how HR organizations today can leverage marketing best practices to build a better workforce experience and what you can do to stay ahead of the curve.

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Digital HR - What to Expect in 2017. 

Leap Chat with Future Knowledge | Happened Live on February 22, 2017

Join industry thought leaders David Guazzarotto (CEO Future Knowledge) and Jason Averbook (CEO Leapgen) for a lively debate on what we can expect in Digital HR, Workforce Technology and the Future of Work in the year ahead.  Not just your average HR Tech trends session, you can expect a healthy mix of shiny new ideas, practical tips on how to drive your own roadmap and some decent home truths.


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Defining the Future of Work? Start with the Worker. 

Design Thinking Leap Chat | January 27, 2017

Join Jason Averbook and Mike Brennan who discussed and took questions on the following topics:

1. How to design processes to meet the expectations of the workforce
2. Why a cloud solution alone is not the answer
3. How personas aid improvement of the worker experience
4. Why HR/Workforce technology of today does not get adopted and some things to do about it

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Together in 2017

EdCast | January 4, 2017

Leapgen mention at Learning 2020 event


Leapgen Co-Founders Discuss Company Launch on First Leap Chat

Why Leapgen?  Why Now? | January 12, 2017

Leapgen Co-Founders, Jason Averbook & Mike Brennan discuss the digital disruptions happening in virtually every aspect of business and how organizations should seize on them to transform how they manage their workforces for the better.  Spoiler alert - It's not all about the technology.  A special thanks to the audience participants who fueled the discussion!

Top HR Thought-Leader Jason Averbook Rebrands 'Workforce Technology' on Firing Line

Firing Line with Bill Kutik® | October 18, 2016

Leapgen founder Jason Averbook interviewed by Bill Kutik. They discuss buying and adopting HR technology, saying it will get easier with a new name indicating it is for employees not HR departments