With Hybrid Work Here To Stay, It’s Time To Rethink Talent Sourcing

Kristina Johnson is Okta’s Chief People Officer, leading the organization’s global People function.

The Covid-19 pandemic prompted a massive shift to remote work, leading companies to quickly embrace a new hybrid work environment. Despite the unexpected departure from the office, many employees have warmed up to the idea of working from home over the past few months. A recent Gallup poll reported that 59% of U.S. workers would like to continue working from home “as much as possible” after the pandemic subsides. Business leaders have taken notice, with companies like Google working remotely into next summer and Facebook offering employees the flexibility to work remotely even after offices open again. In order to meet employees’ new expectations about the workplace, a hybrid work environment is the way of the future.

As a result, companies with a combination of in-person and remote employees have a much larger talent pool to

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Unilever and Google Cloud Team Up to Reimagine the Future of Sustainable Sourcing | News

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Google Cloud and Unilever today announced that they will advance sustainable business practices together using technology to expand the use of data for eco-friendly decision making. As an initial step in this partnership, the two companies are collaborating on the first commercial application of Google Cloud and Google Earth Engine for sustainable commodity sourcing.

By combining the power of cloud computing with satellite imagery and AI, the two companies are building a more holistic view of the forests, water cycles, and biodiversity that intersect Unilever’s supply chain — raising sustainable sourcing standards for suppliers and bringing Unilever closer to its goal of ending deforestation and regenerating nature.

Google Cloud and Unilever will work with a broad range of technology partners to build a centralized command center. This will provide a more complete picture of the ecosystems connected to Unilever’s supply chain and

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