Tom Haak

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Top Trends in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 - Smarter With Gartner

Imagine a world where it is possible to implant a magnet that detects electrical current or utilize an exoskeleton to enhance strength. Now consider …

Innovation

7 Recruitment Ideas That We Can Nick From Google – Don’t Panic, Just Hire

If there is one thing Google do well, it’s finding answers.<p>They use <i>serious</i> maths to give answers to life’s most important (and most dumb) …

Employment

I built a chatbot in 2 hours and this is what I learned

We spend about 5 hours on our smartphones every day as per this study from Flurry. Not only is this statistic surprising in its own right, about 65% …

Chatbots

Who’s Who in People analytics? 20 of the most influential experts | Fairsail

In an increasingly competitive world, people science is revolutionizing the way companies do people and business management. 2016 was an important …

Analytics

Top 10 Amazing upcoming technologies that will rule 2018 and beyond

Share50<p>Tweet<p>Share427<p>+17<p>Shares 484<p>The world is changing very rapidly with emerging technology almost every day. Smartphones, cloud computing or …

Machine Learning

It’s Time to Tie Executive Compensation to Sustainability

Despite conflicting messages about climate change from U.S. government leaders, sustainability is getting more and more attention at American companies. Shareholders are ratcheting up their demands on environmental and social issues. Consumers are registering their concerns about how companies make …

Sustainability

A Look at the Big Picture of the Future of Work

Maybe in your particular vision of the future of work, you imagine factories full of robots, automating commonplace tasks, while human beings …

Intelligence

Digital L&D - How to improve the impact

Digital technologies are disrupting the learning and development market mainly because of the pace at which businesses are changing and the skills …

Learning

Help Employees Create Knowledge — Not Just Share It

Many leaders see organizational learning simply as sharing existing knowledge. This isn’t surprising given that this is the primary focus of educational institutions, training programs, and leadership development courses. It’s the “sage on the stage” model, in which an expert shares what they know …

Management

Selection trend: blind hiring

Technology giant Google recently found itself embroiled in a controversy over accusations of bias in their hiring process. Without rehashing the …

Recruitment

Coffee Definitely Helps You Live Longer, According to Science

Two definitive studies of hundreds of thousands of coffee drinkers prove that coffee makes you live longer.<p>Conventional wisdom is that coffee drinking is bad for you. Doctors, nutritionists, and self-help gurus (including, for instance, Tony Robbins) have railed against coffee for decades, nay, …

Medical Journals

Gamification and Innovation in Insurance

In all aspects of life, people don’t buy products or services, they buy the customer experiences these deliver. In the case of insurance, experiences …

Insurance

5 X Why More and More Big Organizations Gamify Their Selection Process

In everyday life, nearly every industry uses gamification. In today's post we look at 5 reasons why organizations use gamification in their selection …

AI + Recruiting: Alexa, Find Me a Job

Hey Alexa: can you schedule my next appointment, order my favorite pizza and then find me a new job? Wait, what?? With the rise of artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

13 HR Professionals Reveal The Top Graduate Job Interview Questions

If you’re a recent graduate from University or College, then you’ll most likely be on the hunt for your first proper job and hoping to step onto the …

Employment

Top Trends in Workplace Benefits

The workplace is abuzz with new HR trends, and HR needs to constantly reinvent to keep pace. We can see the focus shifting from mere productivity to …

The Workplace

10 Examples of How Brands Are Using Chatbots to Delight Customers

Businesses and brands are using chatbots in lots of exciting ways.<p>You can order food, schedule flights, and get recommendations for pretty much …

Chatbots

The 3 Essential Elements of Employee Experience Design

An employee experience design advantage means evaluating employee perceptions, environmental factors in the workplace, and a consumer-style approach …

Employee Engagement

How to Use People Analytics and Recognition to Strengthen Culture

jeonsango / Pixabay<p>Data and analytics are the next big thing in HR, but do you really know how to implement your findings in meaningful ways?<p>When we …

Analytics

"The Power of Artificial Intelligence" - A Glimpse at HR’s Future

<i>Artificial Intelligence</i> has infused its majestic wonders in the business world – spread through many industries and niches. From predictive technology and fully automated self-regulating processes, to the way companies manage data and market their products; Artificial Intelligence is as real as …

Artificial Intelligence

Social Entrepreneurs Use 'Tactical Urbanism' To Create Walkable Communities

How best to help urban communities become more walkable, livable, less car-dependent and, well, more like real communities? That question is at the heart of Street Plans Collaborative, a Miami Beach and New York City-based urban planning, design and research firm.<p>Its answer: To accomplish that goal …

How to combine Design Thinking and Agile in practice

“Innovation is no longer just about new technology per se. It is about new models of organisation. Design is no longer just about form anymore but is …

Design Thinking

10 trends in succession management

The main objective of succession management today is to give the Supervisory Board comfortIf you talk to CEO’s and CHRO’s of large organisations, …

Human Resources

The Evolution of Employee Experience

The evolution that we are seeing today continues to shift organizational priorities toward focusing on people and bringing humanity and experiences into our organizations.<p>As with anything in the business world, things evolve and change. The evolution that we are seeing today continues to shift …

Employee Engagement

The evolution of employment and skills in the age of AI

As artificial intelligence alters work done in all manner of industries, companies and governments can help workers transition by supporting incomes …

Intelligence

18 Must-Have Apps to Become Your Best Self

Your Action Plan is a monthly to-do list of tips straight from <i>SUCCESS</i> magazine—10 things you can do right now to improve yourself and your life. To …

Productivity

Richard Branson: Companies Should Put Employees First

The Virgin founder shares how making employees the top priority can bring benefits for both customers and investors.<p>Richard Branson was able to build Virgin into a global powerhouse by focusing on two key words: customer service.<p>From Virgin Atlantic to Virgin Mobile, Branson says, each new Virgin …

Richard Branson

Experience Matters

We all know the difference between a great experience and a bad one. The waiter who double-checks on your food allergies before serving you the dish …

Employee Engagement

The Anatomy of an Employee Experience – Refining Today's Workplace

Learn why the employee experience will change the way we work and how this change can be implemented in your company.

Employee Engagement

Design Your Employee Experience as Thoughtfully as You Design Your Customer Experience

Improving customer experience is often a top business priority, but what about employee experience?<p>Temkin Group reports a correlation between employee engagement and success in customer experience. In its 2016 Employee Engagement Benchmark Study, the firm showed that companies that excel at …

Customer Experience