Tom Haak

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The 10 Occupations With The Most Optimistic Employees Right Now

Employment

A Little Competition Could Improve Your HR, IT, and Legal Departments

I think we can all agree that corporate functions tend to be a locus of frustration for pretty much all employees — except, of course, the ones from the function that is the object of the frustration in question. If you have ever thought to yourself “Doesn’t legal understand that we are going to …

Harvard Business Review

Using Design Thinking to Embed Learning in Our Jobs

Since we now expect learning to be as simple and compelling as watching YouTube, hundreds of video-based content providers and MOOCs offer free bite-sized content for us to consume on our phones while sitting in the coffee shop or standing in the subway. But corporate learning management systems …

Design Thinking

No, Robots Aren’t Killing the American Dream

Defenders of globalization are on solid ground when they criticize President Trump’s threats of punitive tariffs and border walls. The economy can’t flourish without trade and immigrants.<p>But many of those defenders have their own dubious explanation for the economic disruption that helped to fuel …

Social Justice

Companies Are Bad at Identifying High-Potential Employees

A high-potential employee is usually in the top 5% of employees in an organization. These people are thought to be the organization’s most capable, most motivated, and most likely to ascend to positions of responsibility and power. To help these employees prepare for leadership roles in a …

Leadership

HR Operations in the lift (HR Trends 2017, 6)

HR operations has been highly undervalued. The last years we have seen an upgrade of HR Operations that will continue in 2017. Most likely HR can add …

Human Resources

The business partner model: 10 years on - Lessons learned

Dave Ulrich's business partner model was launched to great acclaim in 1997 in the book, Human Resource Champions. Here, Ulrich and Wayne Brockbank, …

Business School

Want to Get The Most Out Of Robots? Focus On People

Automation, when properly understood, does not replace humans, but extends them<p>Since 2000, the US has lost 5 million manufacturing jobs. Some say that the loss is due to foreign competition, primarily from China. Others say that it is due to higher productivity from automation and factories simply …

How Do Chatbots Work? An Inside Look

Chatbots are changing the way brands engage with their customers. Their combination of constant connectivity and near-instantaneous response time …

Chatbots

6 considerations for building enterprise bots

The bot ecosystem is maturing, and larger organizations are starting to adopt communication platforms that let bots take part in enterprise workflows. There is a growing opportunity for bot builders to move their user bases from early adopters to big enterprises. But the opportunity to capture big …

Enterprise

If I Only Had a Brain: How AI ‘Thinks’

AI can beat humans in chess, Go, poker and Jeopardy. But what about emotional intelligence or street smarts?<p>Artificial intelligence has gotten pretty darn smart—at least, at certain tasks. AI has defeated world champions in chess, Go, and now poker. But can artificial intelligence actually …

Artificial Intelligence

This Startup Has Developed A New Artificial Intelligence That Can (Sometimes) Beat Google

The entire tech industry has fallen hard for a branch of artificial intelligence called deep learning. Also known as deep neural networks, the AI involves throwing massive amounts of data at a neural network to train the system to understand things like speech and images. If you want to train the …

Machine Learning

Demystifying People Analytics – Part 4: Examples of People Analytics Projects

Previously in the ‘Demystifying People Analytics’ series I’ve written about where the team should sit (Part I), the skills and capabilities required …

Analytics

Employee Engagement Tops the List of 2017 HR Trends

After a big hiring year in 2016, many HR managers say they are turning their attention to employee retention. The reason: all that recruiting work is …

Succession planning is a focused program of keeping talent in the pipeline for the evolving roles that matter most to companies for the future.

Many executives, HR professionals and boards embark on succession planning thinking it is a straightforward, finite process in which candidates are …

Leadership

People analytics is the process of using data to measure, predict, and influence the most business-relevant human capital outcomes such as turnover, engagement, and selection.

Author: Jenna Filipkowski | Source: Human Capital Institute | Published: October 27, 2016<p>Community: HR Strategy & Analytics<p>People analytics is the …

Analytics

IBM Watson's Chief Scientist Shares Glimpse of the Future of Artificial Intelligence

We have all seen the commercials where a consumer product with a certain name plays a song or helps with a homework question upon voice command. They …

The Uberification of HR

The “gig” economy.<p>Labor on demand.<p>The “death” of jobs.<p>Whatever phrase you prefer to describe the recent surge in the amount and influence of …

Governance

HR news, jobs & blogs | Human resources jobs, news & events - People Management

<b>Uber has shaken up the taxi industry, writes Graham White, so isn’t it time its principles revolutionised HR?</b><p>In just seven years, taxi app Uber has …

Uber

10 Apps That Will Change the Way You Recruit Forever by @GBhambra

As sourcers, we are used to taking a deep dive into the web to hunt for talent. We weave our way through different sites very skilfully, like …

Employment

New Tinder Style Apps For Recruiting Talent

New Tinder Style Apps For Recruiting Talent<p>http://www.crowdstaffing.com/blog/new-tinder-style-apps-for-recruiting-talent<p>article

Is Tinder Tomorrow’s Recruiting Tool?

This spring, an unusual profile went up on the dating app Tinder—instead of looking for love, this new Tinder-er was seeking labor.<p>That's right. Ad …

What Tinder can teach HR about recruitment

HRjobs: Asia's only regional recruitment website 100% dedicated to HR jobs. <br>Post your HR vacancy FREE of charge here »<p>This entire month, our …

Recruitment

What if… Tinder was your Appraisal tool?

I had the pleasure of presenting at SAP’s HR Innovation Day about the Future of Work. We had a lively panel discussion on the role of HR, the wisdom …

Tinder

Artificial Intelligence: The Big List of Things You Should Know

“Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest subjects these days, and recent advances in technology make AI even closer to reality than most of us …

Artificial Intelligence

Shaping Global Recruitment Trends for the Future

Five years ago, 39% of recruiters globally didn’t see their hiring volume to change, according to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends Report. And …

Recruitment

Top Global Talent Acquisition Trends for 2017

Securing the right talent for the best suited job role has always been a challenge for HR managers, and sometimes even best of the talent acquisition …

Recruitment

Top Trends Shaping the Global Workplace in 2017

While connectivity, innovations and uncertainty are rewriting the rules of the workplace; next-generation working styles are being defined by …

The Workplace

Artificial intelligence in Europe: over 1,150 companies and €1.4 billion funding in 2016

Artificial intelligence (AI) will soon be part of nearly every company’s technology stack (proprietary or not) and ingrained in every industry. It is …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence, automation and the labour market (Part 2)

<i>Continued from Part 1</i><p>The great 20th century economist Joseph Schumpeter noted that it is not our technological capabilities that hold back our …

Automation