The emotional labor of modern work with Steven T. Hunt, Ph.D., Work Techno-Psychologist & Author of Talent Tectonics

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The emotional labor of modern work with Steven T. Hunt Ph.D., Work Techno-Psychologist & Author of Talent Tectonics

This episode features an interview with Steven T. Hunt, Ph.D., Work Techno-Psychologist & Author of Talent Tectonics. Steve is an industry expert who has had a pivotal role in developing systems that have improved productivity and engagement of millions of employees around the globe. He is a well-known speaker, author, and thought leader on strategic human resources.

In this episode, Shawn and Steve discuss how the nature of work is evolving, the cause of burnout, and how we should be using AI to make work better.

02:16 Rapid fire questions
08:31 Talent Tectonics and how the nature of work is changing
20:03 Steve’s take on burnout
28:32 How external factors play into burnout
42:40 How we should be using technology to make work better

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Steven T. Hunt, Ph.D.

Dr. Steven Hunt is a recognized expert on strategic human resources (HR) who has had a pivotal role in developing systems that have improved productivity and engagement of millions of employees working for hundreds of companies around the globe. A well-known speaker, author and thought leader on strategic human resources, Dr. Hunt has written over 100 articles, published two books, and supported strategic HR efforts working with companies across five continents.

 

Dr. Hunt holds a Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from The Ohio State University, a B.A. in applied mathematics and psychology from the University of California, San Diego, and certification as a Strategic Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) from the Society of Human Resource Management. He has experience as an advisory board member for the Society of Human Resource Management, the Workforce Institute, the Journal of Management, and other talent management organizations. Prior to joining SuccessFactors, Dr. Hunt held positions with Kronos Talent Management Division, Starbucks Coffee Corporation, SHL Inc., Personnel Decisions International, and the U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratories.

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