Tom Haak

5 Magazines | 3,759 Articles | 7,546 Followers | 6 Likes | @tomwhaak | Director HR Trend Institute | HR with impact | Innovation | HR Strategy | People Analytics | http://hrtrendinstitute.com

Nmbrs "HR Automation" session, with HR Trend briefing

On February 16, 2017, Nmbrs will organise a knowledge sharing session around the theme “HR Automation”. The Nmbrs knowledge session are targeted at …

#HR2017: Top Innovation Trends Coming This Year

For many businesses, a new year is a time for reflecting on hits and misses of the past year to glean valuable insights. But it's also worth looking …

Innovation

How Walmart honed its people analytics to deliver business value

Last week’s revelation that retail giant Walmart has signed up to use Workday HCM and related products was a surprise in itself. But within that …

Essential people analytics: Seven key HR metrics for 2017

<b>With data and analytics playing an increasingly critical role in HR decision-making, latest analysis from XpertHR Benchmarking reveals the seven</b> …

Analytics

Home Page - JLS - Just Leading Solutions - Agile HR - AgileHR

"Agile HR - Your Secret to Enterprise Agility" & more<p>How Lean | Agile Enterprises Push the Reset Button on Performance Mgt<p>Just Leading Solutions is a …

DevOps

From individuals to networks of teams (HR Trends 2017, 3)

In their article “Organizational Design: the rise of teams” McDowell et. al. describe how new shapes of organisations are emerging. From static …

Human Resources

Collaborative Overload

Collaboration is taking over the workplace. As business becomes increasingly global and cross-functional, silos are breaking down, connectivity is increasing, and teamwork is seen as a key to organizational success. According to data we have collected over the past two decades, the time spent by …

Talking AgileHR - Teams & the Future of Work

The impact of individual versus group rewards on work group performance and cooperation: A computational social science approach

Abstract<p>Purpose<p>To examine the effect of individual versus group evaluation and reward systems on work group behavior and performance under different …

7 Excellent Collaboration Tools for Remote Teams

[author_more]When you work remotely it’s the tools that can make or break a team. Choosing tools that aren’t right for <b>all</b> of you will cause friction, …

21 tools that will help your remote team work better together

Working as a remote team can be difficult, but doesn’t have to be. Here at The Next Web, much of our team is remote.<p>We have staff in the UK, India, The Netherlands, USA and New Zealand all working together across time zones successfully, even though the time differences can be confusing …

How HR Can Support Virtual Work Teams

Where Big HR Corporates Are Placing Bets Across Travel Tech, Workplace Collaboration, And Data Analysis

To keep up with HR tech startups that are offering new products and services to disrupt and streamline services, established HR companies are …

SaaS

Three reasons to have a scientific approach to recruitment

When we recruit, we are basically trying to predict what performance a candidate will show in the future. You can make a guess, or go with your gut …

Bet You Didn't See This Coming: 10 Jobs That Will Be Replaced By Robots

From insurance to construction to Hollywood, the specter of automation looms for some surprising jobs.<p>I was recently talking to a friend of mine who’s an accountant. He has his own accounting firm and lives an upper-class lifestyle in the Chicago suburbs. As he's an accountant with an additional …

Robotics

Here's why those tech billionaires are throwing millions at ethical AI

Worried about a dystopian future in which AI rule the world and humans are enslaved to autonomous technology? You're not alone. So are billionaires (kind of).<p>First it was the Partnership on AI formed by Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook and IBM.<p>Then came Elon Musk and Peter Thiel's recent …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Is Making AI That Can Make More AI

There's no way this could go wrong.<p>Designing a good artificial intelligence is hard. For a company like Google, which relies heavily on AI, designing the best possible AI software is crucial. And who better to design an AI than another AI?<p>If you said "literally anyone else" you might be right, but …

Computer Science

Researchers prove that smartwatches know you’re sick even before you do

Smartwatches are normally touted for their ability to track our activity, count steps, and log our heart rate during a morning run, but the devices …

Wearable Tech

5 Predictions For The Freelance Economy In 2017

It’s that time of year again. Time to reflect back on the past year, document the lessons we’ve learned and anticipate what 2017 has in store. Based on our previous track record of near-precise prognostication, it’s almost a certainty that everything we’re envisioning for 2017 will come to fruition!<p>…

Fortune 500

A tech company is making employees walk 10,000 steps a day, or do push-ups if they fail

A Chinese company is in the spotlight for trying to relieve its sedentary employees of their desks — by making it mandatory that they clock 10,000 steps a day.<p>The seemingly well-meaning but strictly enforced rules also deal a penalty of 50 to 100 push-ups to people who fail to meet the 10,000 step …

China

4 Top Leadership Trends for HR Managers in 2017

What's the biggest threat to building an engaged workforce in 2017? A recent study concludes: employee burnout.<p>The study, by Kronos Incorporated and Future Workplace, found that 95 percent of human resource executives think that burnout is what stands in the way of employee retention. What's worse, …

Employment

How a Mathematical Formula From the 1960's Can Land Your Next Superstar

The 37 percent rule can inform smart hiring decisions and help you decide on your next recruit.<p>Finding the right talent is a tricky job. You review resumes, take time for phone calls, Skype calls, video interviews, and even set up face to face meetings and group sessions.<p>How on earth are you …

Human Resources

HR to face sea change in online learning software and accent on teams

A new "YouTube style of learning" for employees will pick up speed at companies this year and shake up the traditional model of corporate training, …

#BizTrends2017: Six trends HR professionals should look out for this year

The mobile device will be the HR department’s most imperative touchpoint<p>From recruiting talent to interacting with employees, the mobile phone is …

Employment

China’s Labor Market: Gaining Insights into HR Trends

By <b>Weining Hu</b><p>China’s labor market experienced several changes in 2016. Despite job demand cooling in the beginning of the year, China’s job market has …

China

How to accelerate gender diversity on boards

Slow progress in adding more women to boards has dominated the conversation. But tips from standout companies are more likely to inspire others to …

Governance

2016’s Biggest Ethical Conundrums: A Curated List

After yet another year of breakthroughs in science and technology, here are a few of the unanswered ethical conundrums kicked up in 2016 and a …

Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative

Technological change demands stronger and more continuous connections between education and employment, says Andrew Palmer. The faint outlines of …

Employment

Postcard from the future: A CHRO in 2021

<b>We often talk about the future, but how often do we describe it?</b><p>Imagine someone who leads a high-impact HR organisation in the year 2021: The CHRO—or …

Management