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Sep 28, 2021

Thoughtful HR leads to engaged employees through engaging employee experiences. Backed with good data and insights, listening systems, and dedicated leaders and managers, modern HR practices foundationally improve employee interests, retention, and wellbeing – “in the cloud”, spanning hybrid work. We talk with Kerry Olin (Microsoft CVP, HR Services) and Jay Clem (Microsoft GM, HR Services) about how Microsoft adjusts its practices and technology to improve the employee experience for 160,000 full-time Microsoft employees around the world, including introductory thoughts “on the importance of data and insights” from Kathleen Hogan (Microsoft EVP and Chief HR Officer).

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Mark Kashman |@mkashman [co-host]

Chris McNulty |@cmcnulty2000 [co-host]


Excellence in People Analytics” book written by Jonathan Ferrar and David Green – with a forward "CHRO perspective" from Kathleen Hogan

"Modern HR" (External Microsoft site)

Employee Experience Starter Kit” (Power Apps app .ZIP file)

"Microsoft moves its Human Resources employee portal to SharePoint Online“ (Inside Track article)

"Microsoft HR leader: IT pivotal to driving culture change“ (IT Showcase article)

"Hybrid Work: A guide for business leaders" (PDF)

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