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eX Podcast


I’ve started this podcast because I believe that companies have to think of themselves as employment brands if they hope to attract and retain talent. B2E (Business to Employee) branding gives a real competitive advantage to organizations that have the desire to bring the EX to life.

This podcast brings a different lens to the employee experience: a brand and customer experience angle, rather than a traditional HR angle.

Our guests, all thought leaders and disruptors in the EX space in their own way, come to this show to debate, discuss and share best practices on the key components that foster employee engagement and strengthen company culture; and also to spark the conversation on how to create positive employee experiences.

In our episodes, we cover multiple topics that touch and impact the employee experience, such as:
- the key components of a positive employee experience
- office space design and its impact on the company’s culture
- the employee journey map
- how design thinking, collaboration and innovation are intertwined
- employer branding
- employee engagement tools and measurement
- the place of technology in the employee experience.

If you're looking for in-person interactions with some of our guests, check out our series of local eX Summit events.

Dec 11, 2017

More and more studies are being released that reveal the challenges women face in the office, compared to men, extend well beyond pay differences. Whether it’s a man benefiting from small talk more than a woman, setting the office temperature based on an average male comfort level, or female leaders being perceived negatively when taking the same actions as a male leader, it’s clear we have a long way to go to better gender equality at work.

This week's guest is Raheela Anwar, speaking with me from Chicago. Raheela is the Chief of Sales, Client Solutions, and North American Market Strategy at the BPI Group. BPI group, headquartered in Paris in France, is a global management and HR consulting firm, helping people and organizations navigate the future of work.

 Today with Raheela we will talk about:
- Voluntarily vs involuntarily transitions.
- The importance of transparency in the workplace.
- How to build a strategy for gender quality in an organization
- The place of women in the workplace, the opportunities and challenges they’re facing.
- The public perception of a customer brand has an impact on recruiting.

Note: you can follow Raheela on LinkedIn, Twitter @raheelaganwar, and BPI Group on LinkedIn, Twitter @BPIgroup.

This week's eX Podcast is sponsored by Structural. Structural unleashes the potential of people and teams by giving organizations real-time, mobile access to employee data. Find, engage, and retain talent with the Structural Employee Success Platform. eX Podcast listeners can visit Structural.com/expodcast to get access to the latest employee experience resources, including the Employee Success Playbook featuring 10 research-backed methods to improve business outcomes.

If you want to send me feedback, suggestions for future topics or guests, you can reach me at svincent@exsummit.com or on Twitter @eX_Summit. 

Thanks for listening.

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