Tom Haak

5 Magazines | 3,235 Articles | 6,892 Followers | 4 Likes | @tomwhaak | Partner Crunchrapps.com | Director HR Trend Institute | 30+ years experience in international HR | ARCADIS, Aon, KPMG, Philips | Focus: innovative HR practices, People Analytics

See Inside the Office of Atlassian

Job Description<p>At Atlassian, we're hooked on metrics. We’re looking for an experienced Global People Analytics Manager to accelerate the impact of …

Do you know your customers better than your staff?

<b>Organisations invest millions in building their customer engagement strategies, but rarely know much about their employees. Yet putting staff at the</b> …

Can Using Artificial Intelligence Make Hiring Less Biased?

Companies promise that algorithms can not only consider more information about applicants, but also be more objective than human recruiters.<p>The resume is on its way out.<p>"[It's a] data token that boils you down to a data object," says Pete Kazanjy, founder of TalentBin, a service that uses social …

Artificial Intelligence

Into the World of the Gig Worker

The gig economy tends to divide opinion quite roundly, with supporters saying it offers a tremendous level of flexibility and opportunity, whilst its …

DevOps

These 4 Major Paradigm Shifts Will Transform The Future Of Technology

For the past fifty years or so, technology has followed a fairly predictable path. We squeeze more transistors onto silicon wafers, which makes chips …

Big Ideas

How cities can revitalize dying urban spaces

A city is a lot more than a collection of tall buildings on the skyline. What makes a city a great place to live and visit are the shared spaces in between.<p>The High Line’s lead designer, landscape architect James Corner, gives his secrets for creating great places to live and visit<p>A city is a lot …

Cities

LinkedIn Releases New Data on Millennials [Infographic]

Millennials will soon represent the majority of buying customers, so it's important you understand how to reach them. LinkedIn recently conducted a …

LinkedIn

Crunchr Organisation - Kick start workforce reporting and analytics

Data Management

Crunchr Talent - Identify talent and prioritize actions

Data Management

Crunchr Succession - Improve the strength and quality of your succession plans

Analytics

HRcoreCLUB

The HRcoreCLUB is a power network of <b>select members</b> from various industries who gather over a series of <b>three morning sessions.</b><p><b>Who are the members?:</b> HR …

Human Resources

How HR can bridge the tech inequality gap

Implementing cutting-edge technology is a concept no longer relegated to IT departments. And HR is no exception. In fact, 92 percent of HR workers …

Human Resources

The problem with collaboration tools

You’ve probably used some variation of collaboration tools at some office gig you’ve had. Some of the big names are Slack, Trello, Basecamp, and …

Collaboration

Ahead of the curve: The future of performance management

What happens after companies jettison traditional year-end evaluations?<p><b>The worst-kept secret</b> in companies has long been the fact that the yearly …

Human Resources

Occupations with the most job growth

Other available formats: (XLSX)<p><b>Table 1.4: Occupations with the most job growth, 2014 and projected 2024<br>(Numbers in thousands)</b><p><b>2014 National Employment</b> …

The 7 Pillars of Successful People Analytics Implementation

Gone are the days when finding a job involved walking into a business with a WordPerfect resume in hand. Prior to social media networking, cloud, …

Business Intelligence

3 Critical Stages of HR Data Empowerment

Data is all-powerful. Data is all-encompassing. Data is all… too intimidating to use?<p>This seems to be the case at many organizations, including those …

Empowerment

In a connected world, privacy becomes a group effort

As the world grows more social and connects more online, privacy management is becoming more collaborative, according to Penn State researchers.<p>"This …

Collaboration

10 things you need to know about the new EU data protection regulation

Share<p>Nigel Hawthorn of Skyhigh Networks offers his advice on meeting the demands of the EU's new data protection regime<p>The first EU Data Protection …

Europe

The Future Of HR And Why Startups Shouldn't Reject It

Many startups built their culture without the bureaucracy of human resources, but replacing a person with software can lead to problems.<p>In 2012 a curious person on the web—likely an enthusiastic entrepreneur—asked a simple question on Quora: Does a startup need an HR person? This was in the infancy …

Small Business

Innovation: Recent History

One of today's hottest trends is fostering innovation. It's real important! There are books, conferences, certified experts and all sorts of things. Let's do two things: (1) look at the origins of today's acknowledged tech leaders; and (2) see how those tech leaders innovate today.<p>The origins of …

Innovation

Open-Plan Offices Are the Worst

What are modern office workers, sitting just a few feet away from one another, to do?Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock Open offices may be the worst thing …

Job Satisfaction

The future of machine learning: 5 trends to watch around algorithms, cloud, IoT, and big data

Algorithms. Cloud. Internet of Things. Data.<p>No one can predict the future of technology with 100 percent accuracy. But these four pillars are …

Machine Learning

Machine-learning enhances, doesn't hurt, human creativity

Machines are getting smarter. And pretty soon, they’ll come for us.<p>That seems to be the story today, whether from Hollywood or in breathless articles in popular tech magazines about artificial intelligence and nanotechnology.<p>In a world where machines can learn, once humans push the “on” button, …

Machine Learning

What Makes A Thriving And Interesting City? Something Called Collision Density

How often are you going to run into someone with whom you can do something creative or interesting?<p>Who was right, Jane Jacobs or Alfred Marshall and Michael Porter? The renowened urbanist, Jacobs argued for decades of the importance of density and diversity of economic actors in cities as a primary …

Startups

Why People Management is Replacing Talent Management

<b>The Epic Shift: Away from “Talent” and now focus on “People.” Talent scarcity is still a problem, but engagement, empowerment, and environment are</b> …

Employment

Smart Design for Performance: A New Approach to Organization Design

In a time of economic turbulence, disruptive technology, globalization, and unprecedentedly fierce competition, the priority concern for many …

Design

These Five Exponential Trends Are Accelerating Robotics

0 0<p>If you've been staying on top of artificial intelligence news lately, you may know that the games of chess and Go were two of the grand challenges …

Industry 4.0

Making an HR Plan

Read:<p><i>The HR Trend Institute detects, follows and encourages smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organizations, and also in</i> …

Analytics

Mastering the Art of Communication: What Big Data Can Tell Us

<i>There’s plenty of anecdotal evidence about what makes a good communicator, but Noah Zandan is more interested in the science behind it. That’s why he</i> …

Research