Introducing Leapgen's New LEAP360 Platform Coaching and Consulting-as-a-Service Offering

LEAP CHAT | October 25, 2018 | 10am pt & 1pm ET 

Please join Jason Averbook, CEO and Co-Founder and Jim Holincheck, VP of Advisory Services at Leapgen as they'll discuss the launch of Leapgen's new LEAP360 Platform. With the new requirement of digital and HR service channels working holistically and seamlessly to create optimal “consumerized” workforce experiences, the technology-enabled LEAP360 Platform provides a framework for continuous improvement, ongoing change, and thinking broadly about improving how organizations deploy people management capabilities. They'll dive into how Leapgen built the LEAP360 business model to be flexible to meet the needs of global enterprises and HR technology solution providers ensuring organizations can use remaining budgets in 2018 for 2019 engagements and beyond.



Our CEO & Co-Founder Jason Averbook will be delivering the opening keynote: The Future of HR Technology on December 12th. His topic is around Exploring New and Upcoming Tech Trends That Will Transform HR. There are Continuous changes that define the HR landscape, it is accelerated by rapidly emerging technologies. Beat competitors to the benefits of new HR Tech and drive up your performance management, payroll, and recruitment operations for increased productivity. Source strategies to:

  • Grasp the benefits of leading digital tools and how to implement them

  • Broaden and expand your tech investment

  • Ensure ROI from the best new technologies



Previous Events

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Why Building A Core HR Foundation Empowers Companies To Scale And Stay Competitive  

LEAP CHAT | Happened live October 11, 2018

How are your HR practices impacting business performance? Many organizations suffer from bad data, disjointed cleanup and maintenance efforts, and most importantly, a lack of insight into their workforce. 

Listen to Jason Averbook; Mark Thomas, Value Manager at Workday; and Stephen Francis, Client Partner, IBM Workday Consulting Services; as they dive into why it's especially important for emerging growth organizations to build an anti-fragile core HR foundation. Jason will share his perspective on what an anti-fragile core really means for emerging and growth business and the pitfalls you avoid when you do. 

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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


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. 


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!


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?


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!


How to Get Your HCM Platform Investment Approved. 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.


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.


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


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