21 HR Jobs of the Future

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT  
Host: Future Workplace Webinars
By: Jeanne Meister, Executive Vice President, Executive Networks, and Founder, Future Workplace Academy and Robert Brown, Vice President of Center for the Future of Work, Cognizant

2020 is becoming a reset moment for HR. Hear from the co-authors of the Harvard Business Review article, 21 HR Jobs of the Future which was recommended by HBR as the Top Pick to read in the week of August 17, 2020.

Learn why massive changes in where we work, how we learn and the technologies we use to stay connected is escalating the importance of HR’s role within organizations. This can provide HR with an opportunity to lead the organization in preparing for the future and identifying the skills and capabilities needed to be successful over the next decade.

In this webinar, the co-authors will:

  • Share the core trends that have impacted the creation of these new HR jobs of the future such as: such as the increase in remote work, human-machine partnerships, data literacy, organizational trust and safety, and worker wellbeing;
  • Present the 2x2 grid of the 21 HR Jobs of the Future forecasts from 2020 to 2030;
  • Identify a select number of the HR jobs that have been created during the coronavirus pandemic and share the skills and capabilities for these jobs as outlined in the 21 Jobs of the Future eBook;
  • Look into the future and discuss how HR can be better positioned as a strategic business driver for both the anticipated and unanticipated business priorities.

Bring your questions to this webinar so we can have a discussion of your HR challenges moving into 2021.


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Jeanne Meister
Jeanne Meister

Executive Vice President, Executive Networks, and Founder, Future Workplace Academy

Jeanne C. Meister is a founding partner of Future Workplace, an HR executive network and research firm. She is the recipient of the Distinguished Contribution in Workplace Learning Award, presented by the Association for Talent Development (ATD) to one executive each year honoring that individual’s body of work. Jeanne is the co-author of the bestselling book The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop, and Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today and co-author of the upcoming book The Future Workplace Experience: 10 Rules for Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging Employees. Jeanne is also a contributor to Forbes. She lives in New York City and regularly speaks on how to prepare for the future of working and learning. 

Robert Brown
Robert Brown

Vice President of Center for the Future of Work, Cognizant

Robert H. Brown is Vice President of Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant Technology Solutions, and was previously a Managing Vice President of Research at Gartner, Inc., where he specialized in HR services