In this engaging talk, John explores the transformative impact of automation, artificial intelligence, and responsive technology, and dispels doubts about the role humans will have in this changing landscape.
Using his depth of experience, John provides actionable solutions to maintain interpersonal engagement and harness the true potential of employees. Participants will learn how to embrace technology advancements, close knowledge gaps efficiently, and gamify workforce development for increased productivity. They will also gain insights into the measurable return on investment of team development efforts, supported by real case studies and data.
This talk will empower leaders to navigate the future with confidence, creating a thriving, future-ready workforce.
This talk delivers core insights and practical solutions from his book “Fire your Hiring Habits” that help leaders find and keep top talent. John shares his calming insights and actionable steps for leaders, with a focus on attracting ideal candidates, retaining employees through growth opportunities, and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture, John’s talk equips leaders with valuable strategies for building a strong workforce now and in the future.
Join John as he guides employers toward unleashing the power of talent, enabling organizations to attract, retain, and nurture top performers for long-term success.
In this practical and engaging talk, John will guide employers towards designing and delivering a hybrid workforce environment that brings benefits to both employers and employees. Discover the strategies and tools to maximize communication, engagement, and collaboration regardless of office location. Explore the key success factors for a thriving hybrid work environment, including building a common vision, flexible task organization, and harnessing the intrinsic momentum of your team.
Join John as he presents an insightful talk on leveraging the strengths of multiple generations in the workplace. Discover how dynamic leaders can transform generational differences into a competitive advantage, effectively managing a multigenerational workforce. Learn strategies to tap into the unique talents of each generation, fostering better performance, collaboration, and innovation. Explore how cross-generational knowledge sharing can enhance the skill sets of the entire team, creating a stronger and more integrated workforce.
“I have had the privilege of hearing John Mitchell speak on several occasions regarding the state of our industry and on workforce development in particular. John applies his strong background in education and deep industry experience to these topics as he couples salient data with real-life examples and a dash of humor to the urgent topic of talent acquisition and development.”
President & CEO, TTM Technologies Inc.
“I’ve had the privilege of attending a keynote by the author of “Fire Your Hiring Habits: Building an Environment that Attracts Top Talent in Today’s Workforce.” Dr. John Mitchell’s book, a testament to the journey we’ve taken since the earliest days of the modern workforce, brilliantly highlights how times have changed. Through the lens of corporate culture, diversity, pathways, and upskilling, John’s dynamic speaking style brought these transformative themes to life, inspiring me to create an environment that embraces progress and attracts exceptional talent. I highly recommend the book and keynote to anyone ready to embrace the evolution of our workforce and build a winning team.”
Founder OAA Ventures prior CEO, Green Circuits
“I enjoy listening to John speak because he is an authentic leader that speaks with passion, expertise, and wisdom. Regardless of the topic, he is always prepared, engaging, and provides a slice of humorous perspective.”
Vice President, Northrop Grumman
“John’s insights into generational and cultural differences between people are game changing for today’s employment environments. His discussion in Fire Your Hiring Habits reminds everyone that single recruitment and retention strategies do not work for every circumstance – there is no Swiss army knife. Instead, John emphasizes the need for employers to plan for flexibility that enhances both the employee experience and workforce productivity.”
Executive Director, U.S. Partnership for Assured Electronics
“There is not a shortage of people to hire, there is a shortage of people who actually have the skill sets you need to draw upon.”
“With forward-thinking ideas, innovation—and a Great Reimagining of how we support and grow our employees as people—we can confront the unique challenges of this twenty-first-century workforce.”