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How Resilience and Innovation Are Defining the Energy Industry’s COVID-19 Response

May 12, 2020

Grant Davies, Director of Accenture’s Risk, Crisis, and Asset Management Practice, addresses how utilities are innovating during the pandemic and new expectations he has for technology, training, and office operations. He shares his thoughts on what companies will win the war for talent and what businesses need to do before the predicted next wave of the COVID-19 virus. All conversations point back to the importance of resiliency.

Lessons Learned at National Grid Managing Through COVID-19

May 11, 2020

John Bruckner, President of the NY Jurisdiction of National Grid, joins People Powered to share initial lessons learned and beliefs about the future of the energy workforce in light of COVID-19. He addresses the merits of increased personal communication, likely changes to brick and mortar operations, and the additional responsibilities companies are taking to care for their employees and communities. He closes out with personal reflections about how tomorrow’s workforce will ensure our success.

The Future of Work: Post-Pandemic

April 27, 2020

In this episode of People Powered, Ross Dawson, noted futurist and strategy advisor to global business and government leaders, addresses what employers can expect in a post-pandemic workforce. He identifies the most important determinant of creating a successful telework environment, projected trends with retirement-ready workers, and explores how companies will win the competition for talent in the months and years ahead.

Telework, Considerations for Managing a Remote Energy Workforce

April 27, 2020

The inaugural episode of People Powered, welcomes Jack Nilles, known as the Father of Telework, as he is credited with creating the concept of remote work and he has written numerous books on the subject including Making Telecommuting Happen: A Guide for Telemanagers and Telecommuters, often called “the Bible of telecommuting” and Telework: Strategies for Managing the Virtual Workforce, which has been praised internationally as the best book available on telework program development and management. Jack offers insight learned from almost 50 years of telework leadership.