Author: Jarrod McGrath

Jarrod McGrath is an internationally recognized public speaker, thought leader and author on HCM topics including productivity, efficiency, technology, digital transformation and future trends. Jarrod leads inspiring conversations about the future of work, millennials in the workforce, innovation, and entrepreneurial thinking with audiences across the globe. Jarrod is quoted in key media, including CEO magazine and various HR magazines. Jarrod is author of “The Digital Workforce”, a book that documents his experiences and industry war stories from delivering people related programs of work. Jarrod defines a process to deliver these people initiatives through a customer lens with supporting customer, vendor and AI futurist interviews. Find out more at smartwfm.com/digitalworkforce. Jarrod is also Founder and CEO of Smart WFM, a leading service provider in the provision of HCM people related strategy and implementation consulting. Jarrod can be contacted on +61 2 8379 1292 or speaking@smartwfm.com.

Smart Talk with Rob Bromage, CEO IntelliHR

By Jarrod McGrath | September 2, 2019 |

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  Welcome to the Latest Smart TALK series between Jarrod McGrath and intelliHR (ASX:IHR) founder, Rob Bromage. In this 4 part series they explore people communications, data, automation and the #FutureofHR.   Communications & the Role of HR In the first Smart TALK they explore how communications have changed since the time of the industrial revolution... Our economy is now ...

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Engaging staff isn’t box ticking - Jarrod McGrath - The Australian, June 22-23, 2019

By Jarrod McGrath | June 22, 2019 |

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Engagement surveys have long served as an important part of Australian organisations’ human resources (HR) and people strategies. It’s vital to check in with your team, find out what concerns they have and make sure they’re happy, engaged and contributing to the business in a meaningful way. However, many businesses fail to engage at all, or do the bare minimum with little ...

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Smart TALK with Tracy Angwin, CEO Australian Payroll Association

By Jarrod McGrath | April 22, 2019 |

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Welcome to Smart TALK featuring Tracy Angwin, CEO of the Australian Payroll Association.  It this series we speak about what’s happening in ever changing world of Payroll.  We cover off five topics: 2019 Payroll Benchmark Report Payroll Automation Payroll Service Delivery #FutureofPayroll, and Skills for the future   2019 Payroll Benchmark Report In the first Smart TALK Tracy and ...

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HCM: HR + WFM + Payroll + Mindset | Workforce Management Planning

By Jarrod McGrath | January 16, 2019 |

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Before I begin … I’ve always found the term Human Capital Management (HCM) to be very in-humane and cost focused. To challenge this traditional mindset I am going to redefine HCM as “Human Collaboration Matters”. Nowadays, as the focus on people experience, not just people cost grows, specialist Workforce Management (WFM) systems are often being implemented alongside traditional ...

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Smart Talk with Marc Havercroft, COO APAC SAP Success Factors

By Jarrod McGrath | December 24, 2018 |

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Welcome to Smart TALK featuring Marc Havercroft, SAP SuccessFactors Asia Pacific COO. It this series we speak about customer maturity, the changing face of #HR & #IT, simplification and outcomes...All this in the context of keeping things human. We cover five topics: Organisational Maturity The Changing Face of HR & IT Simplification & Leadership: Top Down & Bottom Up Customer ...

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Smart Talk with Bill Kutik, Impresario HR Technology Conference

By Jarrod McGrath | December 1, 2018 |

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I am delighted to bring you the next in a series of Smart Talk discussions with HR authorities. In this blog, I speak with Bill Kutik who has commentated on and analyised HR technology for almost 30 years. Over a series of 5 videos we will explore: Bill’s time in HR Technology. The ‘Impresario’. HR Technology moving from ‘Technology for HR’ to ‘Technology for the Workforce Breaking ...

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Smart Talk with Jason Averbook, CEO Leapgen

By Jarrod McGrath | November 16, 2018 |

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Welcome to Smart TALK with leader Jason Averbook, CEO of Leapgen.  In this series we speak about Digitization, Blockchain and People Value. We cover off six topics: Benefits of one IV to the workforce Components of Digitization What Blockchain Might Mean To HR? Why Data And Process Matters For Blockchain? What Is The People Value Equations? Strategy And Moving The Industry Forward ...

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Smart Talk: Ashik Ahmed, CEO, CTO, Co-Founder Deputy

By Jarrod McGrath | May 24, 2018 |

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I am pleased to share workforce insights from Ashik Ahmed, CEO, CTO and Co-Founder Deputy. In this interview we speak about; The future of workforce management, What does that mean for people and customers, and What does that mean from a board and shareholder perspective. The transcript is also included below <span data-mce-type="bookmark" style="display: ...

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Smart Talk 001 - Jarrod's WFM Past, Present & Future

By Jarrod McGrath | March 24, 2018 |

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This is the first Smart TALK in a series of asking Jarrod 3 questions. This talk focuses on Jarrod's WFM past, present, future. Pamposh: Good day, listeners. This is Pamposh from Smart WFM, and welcome to Smart WFM’s Smart Talk series. This series is going to be based on three questions that we’re going to ask Jarrod McGrath, CEO and founder of Smart WFM. Every discussion will be ...

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What does 2018 have in store from Smart WFM?

By Jarrod McGrath | January 6, 2018 |

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Smart WFM is going to be an exciting place to be in 2018.  Here are my top five things to watch out for from Smart WFM. I am delighted to announce that my new book, The Digital Workforce is now with the publisher and will go to print shortly.  I can’t wait to bring this to the market and shine more light on the benefits that workforce management can bring to your business.  The ...

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