As a senior consultant at Towers Perrin, Joe was in the forefront of studies on the changing workforce. He directed the nationwide Towers Perrin study, "Workforce 2000: Competing in a Seller's Market" and conducted the Canadian and Australian studies as well. He directed a study with the National Association of Manufacturers on the state of U.S. skill readiness, and has spoken at many forums on management and employment issues as they affect a changing workforce.
Joe is a regular speaker at industry forums and is often interviewed for cutting edge articles in business journals. He has been quoted in Fast Company, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and numerous human resource and diversity journals.
Joe has developed and presented many of The FutureWork Institute's standard and customized employee training programs: diversity awareness and management skills, gender and generational awareness, and a series of Learning Rooms on diversity-related topics. He maintains the best practice database on global workforce issues.
One of Joe' specialties over the past few years has been research on what the future will hold for specific industries and professional cadres in those industries. He has presented his findings to many professional groups to assist them in understanding the trends affecting their profession and helping them prepare for their professional future.
As Director of Future Research, he has conducted and presented cutting edge studies on:
His experience includes organizational assessments of various kinds, including company climate surveys, employee satisfaction studies, and management coaching and interventions. He regularly takes senior management teams through strategy and training sessions to enable them to envision and prepare for their company's future.
Joe has been a tenured professor of human relations where he was voted "most popular professor in the school" for six consecutive years, a Director of Training, a Human Resource Vice-President, and was director of Towers Perrin's own Human Resource Management Center, where he counseled consultants on leading edge concepts in human resource practices.
Joe holds an advanced degree in counseling psychology, another in cultural history and a PhD from Yale University.