Tom Haak

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How To Plan for Compensating Tomorrow's Workforce

The Terminator had a big impact on my understanding of the future. In the Terminator franchise, machines become so artificially intelligent that …

Human Resources

Wearables and Wellness at Work: It's Not Just a Trend

Companies that use wearable fitness tools have lower healthcare costs. Their employees can battle depression and lose weight.<p>Prolonged sitting and a lack of sleep are both unhealthy habits most employees can relate to: Knowing how these habits significantly increase the risk of major health issues, …

Wellness

New trends in recruitment and selection

Many recruitment processes still deliver a poor candidate experienceIn March 2015, we published our article: “7 trends in recruitment and selection“. …

Chatbots

Google for Jobs aims to make job searching less of a hassle

The company hopes to use machine learning to improve the process<p>A lot of people turn to search engines when they’re looking for work, so today the world’s biggest search engine announced Google for Jobs. The project aims to leverage Google’s advanced machine learning capabilities, sorting through …

Google

Google to launch a jobs search engine in the U.S.

Google announced today it’s launching a jobs search engine in the U.S. The service will focus on all types of jobs – from entry-level and service industry positions to high-end professional jobs. It will also leverage Google technologies like machine learning and A.I. to better understand how jobs …

Google

13 Recruitment Trends You MUST Know for 2017

Brexit, Trump, AI, Big Data, Microsoft+LinkedIn and the Randstad Monster… It’s no secret that 2016 has been a massive year for politics, technology …

Recruitment

50 Gamification Mechanics and Elements

Below are a lost of 50 (as of March 2017) mechanics that support various User Types and can all enhance your gamification designs. These are by no …

AI killed 800,000 jobs in the U.K., but created 3.5 million new ones

And this is just the beginning. It’s estimated that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. While many factory and retail jobs have been the first to go, many traditionally white collar occupations are also at risk as artificial intelligence (AI) and automation …

Intelligence

HR Must Make People Analytics More User-Friendly

Managing HR-related data is critical to any organization’s success. And yet progress in HR analytics has been glacially slow. Consulting firms in the U.S. and Europe lament the slow progress. But a Harvard Business Review analytics study of 230 executives suggests a stunning rate of anticipated …

Analytics

Can Robots Replace Lawyers? This Indian AI Startup Is Making A Case For Legal Tech

In India, many law firms may not be familiar with the impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work…but that could change soon. Aniruddha Yadav, founder of the law-tech startup CaseMine, describes the legal industry as ripe for disruption in India — although a …

Intelligence

7 Powerful Actions For The Digital Transformation of Human Resources

Embracing the digital world and implementing technological transformations don’t necessarily begin with technology. They actually begin with a deep …

Human Resources

How wearable technologies are redefining the future of work

HR Analytics: danger or new perspective for HRM?

On May 28, 2016, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute, conducted a presentation at the HR Innovation Day, in Leipzig.<br>The presentation was filmed, and …

Analytics

Candidate Experience – What is it and how to survey it?

Candidate experience is an increasingly hot topic in data-driven HR. If you care about conducting an effective recruitment process, you surely care …

Employment

Powering the Future of Work: Six trends in People Analytics

According to author Mark Kurlansky, 1968 was “<i>the year that rocked the world</i>”. It saw the Prague Spring, the assassinations of Martin Luther-King and …

Human Resources

Why Behavioral Analytics is Your Company's Secret Weapon

Behavioral Analytics is infiltrating Business Intelligence to provide an end-to-end view of business.<p>In recent years, companies have spent hundreds of millions of dollars on web analytics software, support, and personnel. But surprisingly, only a small percentage of those investments have …

Analytics

Artificial Intelligence Systems Can Now Predict When You Will Die

Artificial Intelligence systems are becoming the new warriors in disease diagnosis and can even accurately predict when you are going to die. …

How AR and computer vision will impact our lives for the better

Technology moves at breakneck speed, and we now have more power in our pockets than we had in our homes in the 1990s. Augmented reality (AR) has been a fascinating concept of science fiction for decades, but many researchers think we’re finally getting close to making AR a reality thanks to …

Intelligence

We May Be on the Brink of a New Age in Human Evolution

Accelerating Evolution<p>Very soon, we could witness an acceleration in human evolution like never seen before, argues Caleb Sharf, director of …

Singularity

Should a CEO’s Bonus Be Based on Financial Performance Alone?

On November 9, 2016, the shareholders of Australia’s largest company, and the world’s tenth-largest bank, revolted. The Commonwealth Bank’s shareholders were reacting to the board’s annual Remuneration Report, which contained a recommendation that the CEO be granted a bonus based on what critics …

Harvard Business Review

As Machines Take Jobs, Companies Need to Get Creative About Making New Ones

Jobs in retail, transportation, manufacturing, and agriculture are highly vulnerable to technological change. Retailers such as Macy’s and The Limited are closing hundreds of stores and cutting tens of thousands of jobs as people buy more and more products online, and others are testing robotic …

Innovation

The Importance Of Applicant Tracking Systems: An Interview With Talent Tech Labs

Applicant Tracking Systems play an outsized role in the hiring process but remain largely overlooked or misunderstood, particularly by first-time job seekers like college seniors and recent graduates. Brian Delle Donne and Jon Kestenbaum are President and Managing Director of Talent Tech Labs, a …

Employment

What if companies interviewed translators the way they interview coders?

<b>Candidate:</b>Is this the right place for the interview?<p><b>HR Person</b><i>: Yes, good morning Ms. Smith, please take a seat, we were expecting you. I understand</i> …

Language

'We Can Get Data/Metrics On Employees With Wearables But There Would Certainly Be Data Privacy/HIPPA Considerations' | Articles | Big Data

There has long been recognition of the benefits organizations can realize through analysis of the data they collect about customers, but the …

Big Data

What Now: The Future of HR - Part 1: People

<i>*This blog is based on a presentation given by BambooHR CEO, Ben Peterson, at the 2017 Elevate Summit about the future of HR. In part one of this</i> …

The Workplace

Changing Workplace Trends: 2017

Technology is pervading the workplace like never before, transforming the very fundamentals of work dynamics. The latest emerging models such as …

The Workplace

Will a Robot Find me a Job? The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in HR

AI a match for human recruiters<p>Many people have been asking “will a robot take my job?” A recent competition may leave you asking “will a robot find …

Artificial Intelligence

Innovation Needs Communication

Increasingly, we live in a social economy with collaboration at its center Related posts: How Communication Drives Innovation How Innovation Really …

Innovation

All Great Innovators Have One Thing In Common — They Stick It Out

They have the courage to grind it out long after many others would have given up. Related posts: Truly Great Innovators Do These 4 Things The Most …

Innovation

Inequality index: where are the world's most unequal countries?

Inequality isn’t all about income. Here’s a guide to different ranking systems – from wealth distribution to the World Happiness Report – and which countries rate best and worst under each<p>Measuring comparative levels of global inequality is far from straightforward. Is it fair to focus only on …

Equality