Leading HR Into the Future of Work: HR Trends 2023

Thursday, January 19, 2023, at 1:00 PM ET | 10:00 AM PT

Join us to learn more about the key trends that will lead HR into the future of work

We'll cover insights from McLean & Company's HR Trends Report 2023, based on survey data collected in September 2022 from more than 1,000 professionals in a variety of seniority levels, organizational sizes, geographic locations, unionization categories, industries, and work models. Join us and learn about:

  • Re-examining HR's role in 2023.
  • Expanding the employee experience conversation.
  • Making space for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Charting the course for HR digitization.
  • The struggle to close skill gaps.

Meet the Speakers


Nadia Bifolchi

Director, Analytics, McLean & Company

  • As Director, Analytics, within McLean & Company, Nadia’s role is to help collect, analyze, and draw insights from all relevant HR diagnostic data for both clients and research projects. She thrives on completing problem-solving tasks and undertaking intricate data analyses.

  • Through her work with McLean & Company and graduate research, Nadia has obtained experience working with a multitude of different data types and analytical techniques. In particular, her thesis work consisted of developing predictive models for use with individual-level data (microdata).

  • Nadia earned her PhD in Applied Statistics from the University of Guelph. Prior to her PhD she completed an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics, also at the University of Guelph.

Grace Ewles

Manager, HR Research & Advisory Services, Mclean & Company

  • Grace Ewles is a Manager on the HR Research & Advisory Services team at McLean & Company. She is passionate about using data-driven insights to help organizations improve performance and create impactful change. Her areas of focus include wellbeing, organizational culture, talent management, and learning and development.

  • Prior to joining McLean & Company, Grace worked as an organizational consultant for eight years. As a consultant, she supported a range of organizational development initiatives related to recruitment and selection, organizational design, change management, and employee development in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors.

  • Grace holds her MA and PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Guelph, where she conducted research on work stress, occupational health, and wellbeing. She also has extensive experience as an educational instructor and has taught several courses at the post-secondary level related to statistics and organizational psychology.

William Howard

Director, HR Research & Advisory Services

  • Will Howard is a Director, HR Research & Advisory Services with McLean & Company. Will is passionate about driving organizational success using HR technology, data and analytics, and finding new ways to reward and motivate employees.

  • Prior to joining McLean & Company, Will managed a qualitative research lab at the University of Prince Edward Island where he trained researchers on the use of research hardware and software (e.g. NVivo, Tableau) and facilitated the research of faculty members. More recently, he worked in education in France and South Korea.

  • Will holds an MBA with a specialization in Human Resources from the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University as well as an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Prince Edward Island.

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