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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 11, 2020
“Once we go back to normal…” has become the catchphrase of the day at the virtual watercooler. But instead of waiting for some imaginary day in which we no longer have to work remotely, business leaders and managers should be thinking about how to embrace the remote work paradigm shift for the long...
Post date: February 15, 2018
It wasn’t that long ago that we found ourselves cracking up with Michael Scott and his motley crew at Dunder Mifflin on the TV show The Office. While the highly inappropriate boss and exaggerated stereotypes may have been comedic tactics, much of the imaginary world we tuned in to see was nothing...
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...
Post date: January 10, 2018
In 2016, the U.S. had roughly three million more STEM jobs available than it had skilled workers to fill them. As companies search for qualified talent, all industries are feeling this pinch, and the accelerating pace of digital transformation means that many jobs —– even those that wouldn’t have...
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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 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: June 4, 2020
Despite the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on employment, several talent segments are still highly desired and needed for hiring. One segment that is consistently in demand and critical for companies to get right is tech-related workers. With tech workers in tremendous demand and their skills...
Post date: August 6, 2019
Artificial intelligence (AI) expert Kai-Fu Lee estimates that within 10 to 20 years 40 to 50 percent of jobs in the U.S. will be technically capable of being automated. He stresses that inertia, new jobs, and other forces will likely diminish the amount of actual job losses to 10 to 25 percent. A...
Post date: April 5, 2018
The global, machine-learning market is set for explosive growth, reaching $8.8 billion by 2022, up from $1.4 billion in 2017. This should be a wake-up call to business decision makers who must act now to help shape the way automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence are expected to...