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David DeLong

    • MIT AgeLab Research Alumnus & Expert in Workforce Development, Knowledge Transfer and the Future of Work
    • Cited by the New York Times, Fortune, and the Wall Street Journal
    • Describes what the changing workforce means for the skills gap and helps companies innovate by capitalizing on their existing knowledge base
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David DeLong Virtual Speaker Reel 2020

David DeLong Virtual Speaker Reel 2020

What David DeLong Brings to Keynote Talks on the Future of Work & Skills Gap Solutions

What David DeLong Brings to Keynote Talks on the Future of Work & Skills Gap Solutions

How the Skills Gap Can Kill Your Company's Profits: 3 Case Studies

How the Skills Gap Can Kill Your Company's Profits: 3 Case Studies

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce: Is Your Timeframe Realistic?

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce: Is Your Timeframe Realistic?

David DeLong Speaker Biography


Dr. David DeLong helps leaders implement practical solutions to address critical skill shortages created by major changes in workforce demographics, shifts in generational values and new technologies. 

President of Smart Workforce Strategies, David DeLong is also a research fellow at the MIT AgeLab and has been an adjunct professor at Babson College where he teaches “Leading & Managing Organizational Change.

”He is co-author of The Executive Guide to High-Impact Talent Management (McGraw-Hill), and author of the widely-praised book Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce (Oxford University Press).  His most recent book is Graduate to a Great Job: Make Your College Degree Pay Off in Today’s Market.

David has spoken for and consulted with organizations such as MetLife, American Council of Life Insurers, the Federal Reserve Bank, Farm Credit System, Microsoft, MasterCard, Lockheed Martin, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Ernst & Young and Accenture.

David Delong's work has been widely cited in the New York Times, Fortune Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review Blog, CIO Magazine, US News & World Report and The Boston Globe.  He has also been interviewed on NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “Talk of the Nation”. 

Innovative Workforce Solutions: The Myths & Realities of the Covid-19 Recession

Businesses face a wide range of impacts from the Covid-19 disruptions. And these changes lead to a lot of false assumptions about the future of your organization. This motivational talk, tailored for each audience, covers five critical success factors for navigating the radical uncertainty facing leaders today


Knowledge Transfer in the Virtual World

Leading an aging and changing workforce in the era of Covid-19 creates more difficult knowledge transfer and retention issues than ever. Baby Boomers are retiring with critical know-how, more new hires are working virtually, and the trusting relationships needed to encourage knowledge sharing are harder to build.

How do you create an organization and culture that sustains knowledge transfer in a world where sharing skills is trumped by safe distancing? What practical tools can Millennials and Gen-Zs use to accelerate their own learning to increase productivity and preserve technical and process knowledge essential for improving performance? This talk, customized for your industry and target audience, provides tools and tactics that can be used immediately to solve the most pressing and vexing knowledge transfer challenges.


Closing the Skills Gap: Innovative Talent Solutions in the Covid-19 Era

Despite the Covid-19 recession, many industries today still struggle with the challenges of recruiting, developing and retaining the skilled workforce needed to sustain and grow operations. This keynote session delivers practical solutions for tackling your audience’s most critical short term and future talent problems. 


Building Tomorrow’s Workforce in Today’s Economy: A Framework for Action

Is your business hiring and developing workers with the skills to leverage the latest automation and artificial intelligence technologies? We’re now in a race between education and technology. Upskilling and reskilling are profound challenges facing leaders today. 

But shaping your future workforce is much harder than it looks. What are the specific decisions and actions you should be taking to build your future talent resources? This program provides frameworks and tactics for defining the capabilities, culture and processes needed to transition to a more technology intensive workplace. It provides practical insights to manage the complex changes essential for transforming your business by deploying automation, robots and artificial intelligence.


Managing Change in the Covid-19 Recession: Why the Soft Stuff is Really the Hard Stuff

You know your organization is facing critical workforce and leadership development challenges. You may even have an idea what the solutions are. But you can’t implement these initiatives successfully unless you know how to apply essential organizational change strategies and practices. This talk provides the latest frameworks and tactics for effectively managing change in the Covid-19 recession to develop and sustain future workforce capabilities.

 

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