What Netflix’s Extended Parental Leave Policy Really Means for Millennial Workers
Aug 9, 2015
It’s great to hear that Netflix is offering employees up to one year of paid parent leave. This is a big move forward in one of the only countries on earth that does not guarantee parents leave with pay to care for a new baby. But as an employer, I think the real...
(Almost) Everything We Think About Managing Talent is Wrong. Here’s Why.
Oct 28, 2014
Today’s workplace should look more like a jazz band (yes, that’s a pic of me) rather than a Dilbert-style bureaucracy that looks more like a dysfunctional marching band. As Dilbert pointed out (in the best selling management book of all time) our approach to talent management is deeply flawed.
What Can a Toronto Mayor Actually Do to Create Jobs?
May 26, 2014
Our mayor must understand the key to job creation is entrepreneurship. Canada needs to become an innovation economy and with Toronto at the centre. Close to 80 per cent of new jobs come from companies five years old or less. Entrepreneurship requires innovation, money, partnerships and above all, entrepreneurs.
Economic Crisis Continues for Unemployed Youth
Feb 3, 2014
This growing rich-poor disconnect was a major theme at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, which took place the week prior to Mr. Obama’s speech.
Unleashing Human Capital at The Economist’s Ideas Economy: Innovation 2012
Mar 28, 2012
Don Tapscott discusses best practices for effective corporate culture at The Economist’s Ideas Economy: Innovation 2012 event in Berkeley, California.
How Technology is Changing Your Career
Oct 13, 2011
In this Globe and Mail interview, Don talks about how he was prodded to be on Twitter by a younger mentor – he notes he’s no Ashton Kutcher but has 30,000 followers – and how you can also design your life to keep in tune with our more collaborative, less hierarchical world.
Jobless Recovery is an Oxymoron – genConnectTV
Aug 9, 2011
Don Tapscott on rebooting the economy and reinventing venture capital.
The Guardian: The world’s unemployed youth: revolution in the air?
Apr 7, 2011
A common thread to the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt and protests elsewhere in the Middle East and north Africa is the soul-crushing high rate of youth unemployment. Twenty-four percent of young people in the region cannot find jobs. To be sure, protesters were...
Talent 2.0 at the Adecco Conference
Sep 24, 2010
Don Tapscott speaks at Adecco