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 Jayson Saba | From Experience to Engagement

By Jarrod McGrath | December 18, 2019 |

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  Welcome to the next Smart TALK series with Jayson Saba, Leads Product Marketing at Kronos, former Ceridian and Analyst. In this Smart TALK, we explore the difference between employee engagement and experience. We explore how to provide of an UBER like employee experience driven through empowerment. We also touch on the role of social platforms both inside and outside the ...

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Smart Talk with Berend Berendsen, Founder of Widget Brain

By Jarrod McGrath | November 1, 2019 |

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      Welcome to the next Smart TALK series with Berend Berendsen - the co-founder and brains behind Widget Brain – a specialist AI and Machine learning company. There is a lot of discussion in the world today around these topics and many still struggle to understand what all this means, especially for #HR and People. Berend specialises in developing these technologies not just for ...

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Smart WFM Launches Apitome Software Suite on 1st October 2019

By Jarrod McGrath | October 2, 2019 |

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  Expert software suite delivers measurable benefits to increase productivity and tackle compliance and other timely workforce issues Las Vegas, US, October 01, 2019 – Strategic HR workforce management consultancy, Smart WFM, has launched Apitome, a software suite designed to help businesses Align, Prepare, Implement, Track and Measure their workforce programs and processes. The ...

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HR - The Game has Changed - Perspectives from a founder bound for HR Tech

By Jarrod McGrath | October 1, 2019 |

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I am embarking on my fifth trip to the world leading HR Technology Conference. It’s held in the USA around this time each year and as the name suggests it brings those in HR together with a focus on the latest technology… This year for me is different, like no other trip I have completed before across the pacific to the USA and to the conference. I’ll explain why later. As we are ...

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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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