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Post date: July 5, 2017
A few decades ago, I worked at Bell Laboratories, which for a very long time was considered the paragon of innovation. Readers young enough not to recognize the name and reputation of Bell Labs might imagine the combined innovation horsepower of Apple, Google, and Tesla, along with five of your...
Post date: August 6, 2020
This is a critical moment in history. It is estimated that 375 million workers—or 14 percent of the global workforce—will need to acquire new skills and/or switch occupations by 2030. Digital transformation is a key driver of this shift. Digital transformation, or otherwise known as the Fourth...
Post date: October 8, 2020
The World Economic Forum has observed that “by 2022, no less than 54 percent of all employees will require significant re- and upskilling.” Skills and behaviors required on the job will change dramatically, with a new emphasis on analytic thinking, creativity, technology design, emotional...
Post date: January 7, 2020
As we enter a new decade in the world of work, here are six trends HR leaders should keep in mind.  1. Pay equity and transparency will remain a priority.  Analyzing pay records for gender pay gaps and pay inequities is becoming standard practice, with remediation efforts not far behind, according...
Post date: January 9, 2020
As employers look for new ways to hire and keep skilled employees, some have begun to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to more precisely compensate workers. They want pay offers and salary adjustments to reflect the value of an employee's skills rather than the compensation level of a specific...
Post date: February 27, 2020
This is the first article in a three-part series on HR executives utilizing technology to better lead and empower HR. Read the second article here and the third article here.  Disruptive technology trends have revolutionized the very practice of HR and require HR leaders to have a new set of...
Post date: July 26, 2017
While standing in line the other day, I heard the question, “How do you like working in HR these days?” Her response? She was enjoying her job more than ever because her company had invested in technology that enabled her team to automate most of their administrative work and reduce a large...
Post date: May 9, 2017
Succeeding in an IoT World: 5 Essential Leader Characteristics “Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.” –Steve Jobs The Internet of Things (IoT) is...
Post date: July 19, 2018
Technology has completely redefined the role of HR all over the world. From sourcing candidates to performance management of the employees, nearly every aspect of HR has been transformed. If the technology is used well in small businesses, it has the potential to enable good HR practices ensuring...
Post date: February 6, 2020
Job seekers at FedEx’s Panama division likely had an eye-opening experience when they showed up for interviews last year. As originally reported by The Guardian, the company was using a newfangled lie-detector, EyeDetect, which claims to be able to analyze eye movements and changes in pupil size to...