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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) & Intelligent Automation Seminar

October 17, 2018 (New York, NY)

Embrace Digital to Deliver True GBS Value

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The Future of Work: Frontline Challenges in an Era of Digital Transformation (Executive Summary)

September 2018 | Executive Summary

Based on the insights of more than 250 C-suite and senior level executives who attended The Future of Work: The Strategic HR Joint Council Meeting in May 2018, this report outlines the future of work and the evolutionary impact digital transformation is having, and will have, on business organizations from the perspective of HR executives.

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Economics Watch

October 10, 2018 | Economics Watch

Tight labor markets have been a key element driving the strong US economic environment. This program examines the slow growth of non-traditional work arrangements and opportunities to increase such growth using labor market platforms. CPE credit available

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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) & Intelligent Automation Seminar
October 17, 2018 (New York, NY)

2018 Global Business and Shared Services Conference
October 18 - 19, 2018 (New York, NY)

Procurement 2019 and Beyond
November 08 - 09, 2018 (New York, NY)

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The Future of Work: Frontline Challenges in an Era of Digital Transformation (Executive Summary)
September 2018 | Executive Summary

Based on the insights of more than 250 C-suite and senior level executives who attended The Future of Work: The Strategic HR Joint Council Meeting in May 2018, this report outlines the future of work and the evolutionary impact digital transformation is having, and will have, on business organizations from the perspective of HR executives.

Innovation & Productivity Center Newsletter - September 2018
September 2018 | Newsletter

Long-awaited and much-debated, a resurgence in productivity growth may already be underway—if you know the signs to look for

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Workforce for the Future: The Intersection of Man and Machine
October 02, 2018 | Special Webcast

What will workers need to do in a plugged-in, technologically driven world? How should executives and talent leaders plan for this future environment? Join Mercer’s thought leaders in a conversation about how companies are addressing this issue to prepare themselves for a sustainable future. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

Economics Watch
October 10, 2018 | Economics Watch

Tight labor markets have been a key element driving the strong US economic environment. This program examines the slow growth of non-traditional work arrangements and opportunities to increase such growth using labor market platforms. CPE credit available

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