Tom Haak

5 Magazines | 3,508 Articles | 7,319 Followers | 6 Likes | @tomwhaak | Director HR Trend Institute | HR with impact | Innovation | HR Strategy | People Analytics | http://hrtrendinstitute.com

HR's Dying Breed<br> of Data Gurus

HR's Dying Breed of Data Gurus<p>Prepare for the future of HR analytics -- and the decline of data scientists -- by moving carefully through the changes …

Ernst & Young

AI Trends in HR – Is It Just Talk?

Spend half an hour checking out what people are writing online (especially in the business niche) and you will inevitably stumble across an article …

Trends

The Future of Performance Reviews

When Brian Jensen told his audience of HR executives that Colorcon wasn’t bothering with annual reviews anymore, they were appalled. This was in 2002, during his tenure as the drugmaker’s head of global human resources. In his presentation at the Wharton School, Jensen explained that Colorcon had …

Management

Attrition and retention HR analytics focus on the wrong metrics

How useful is an HR analytics tool that tells you something close to (or after) it’s too late. Think of an earthquake prediction tool that alerts you …

Analytics

5 Things Highly Productive Digital Workplaces Have in Common

Here's how to keep your employees feeling empowered and engaged, no matter where they are in the world.<p>Right now, most businesses find themselves at a crossroads--how can they establish an equilibrium between the virtual and physical requirements of their diverse workforce?<p>As the number of remote …

Human Resources

What Millennials Want—And Why Cities Are Right to Pay Them So Much Attention

You might be sick of hearing about this generation, but two recent surveys show they can't, and shouldn't, be dismissed.<p>As a baby boomer myself, I'll confess to feeling a bit like, enough with all this talk about the Millennials already. But the reality is, those born roughly between 1982 and 2001 …

Artificial Intelligence Software Is Booming. But Why Now?

SAN FRANCISCO — This is the year artificial intelligence came into its own for mainstream businesses, at least as a marketing feature.<p>On Sunday, Salesforce.com, which sells online software for sales and marketing, announced it would be adding A.I. to its products. Its system, called Einstein, …

Enterprise Software

Webinar: People Analytics by Jouko van Aggelen (29-9-2016) | Crowdale

<b>Let data tell your talent story</b> <i><br>Will People Analytics turn people into numbers?</i><p>The business world today is experiencing a data revolution; the volume, …

Analytics

Unconscious Bias @ Work | Google Ventures

Look Outside the U.S. for the World's Most Sustainable Cities

For all the conveniences that cities have to offer -- from shorter commutes to neighborhood farmers markets -- many are failing to meet the …

State of the market: HR & benefits technology trends

I sat down with a panel of health care experts, technology gurus, and HR and benefits leaders to talk about trends shaping our industry and impacting …

Trends

Londoners in 2050 won't need cars. They'll be living in an app-powered eco-capital

The success of London in 2050 will be measured by its environment. By this I don’t just mean the quality of its air, or whether it has retained its biodiversity (important though those are), I mean the overall quality of life for Londoners. Will they experience the city as spacious, efficient, …

Physical Geography

HR must shift its focus to enhance agility: leadership development is king

Agility - a term discussed more and more in boardrooms, particularly as businesses operate in an increasingly global environment, driven by consumer …

The HR Tech Catalogue, edition 1

The HR Trend Institute is building a catalogue of innovative and useful HR solutions. The focus will be on HR Tech. Out of scope for the moment: the …

Human Resources

This employee badge knows not only where you are, who you are talking to

Do you hog office conversations? Or not talk enough? Does your voice squeal?<p>Do you sit very still at your desk all day? Or do you fidget under stress? Where do you go in the office? How much time do you spend there? To whom do you talk?<p>An employee badge can now measure all this and more all with …

Bank of America

The big data balance: a man-plus-machine approach to hiring

Signup to post a job<p>You have to be a member to post a job on e27. It only takes a few seconds to sign up.<p>Click here to join the community!<p>Signup to …

Big Data

Does Your Business Model Look to the Future or Just Defend the Present?

Established industries aren’t ripped apart overnight. That takes time, though when momentum builds, change happens fast. How can incumbents manage through the monumental changes currently under way? One answer is to take a cue from pivotal technology companies leading the change.<p>Many of the …

The Future

Does Workplace Automation Destroy Jobs Or Create Unexpected Opportunities? An Optimists' View

<i>The Robots are Coming… to Take Your Job.</i> That’s the title of a recent article in <i>Knowledge@Wharton,</i> which describes how today’s job losses due to automation are just “the tip of the iceberg.”<p>Are things really that bad? We’ve been hearing plenty about the impact of machines on what seem to most …

Employment

Preparing for our Posthuman Future of Artificial Intelligence

<i>“Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.”</i> <i>– George …

Intelligence

11 Incredible European Cities That Are Incredibly Cheap To Visit

See you there!<p>“Cheap” isn’t usually the first word that comes to mind regarding a trip to Europe. But if expert travelers know anything, it’s that there are <i>always</i> ways to work the system in our financial favor.<p>For those who seek adventure on a budget, travel site Hoppa has curated a list of the …

Europe

These coders used 13,000 old photos to make a Google Street View map of San Francisco in the 1800s

If you’ve ever wondered what it would feel like to travel back in time and walk the streets of San Francisco, this might be the closest you’ll get.<p>Two developers, Dan Vanderkam and Raven Keller, had the brilliant idea to take all the old photographs from the San Francisco Historical Photograph …

Maps

The Digital World of Work: 6 HR Leaders Share Their Visions and Fears

<b>Alexey Mitkin, Founder, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, The HR Tech Weekly</b><p><i>Alexey Mitkin has 15 years of C-level corporate experience in Human Capital</i> …

Employment

The Rise of Big Data: From American Baseball to British HR

<i>Big data has revolutionised everything from sports, to science, to urban design. There is much caution surrounding its use in Recruitment – viewed</i> …

Big Data

How HR Works With Enterprise Analytics To Drive Strategy And Provide Value To Business Partners

Jennie Carlson is the EVP and Chief Human Resources officer at US Bancorp, the parent company of the U.S. Bank . They are the 5th largest bank in the US, with 67,000 employees. Jennie has been with the company for 15 years and leads their people function. At US Bancorp the HR department functions …

Analytics

The emerging Darwinian approach to analytics and augmented intelligence

Much has been made about the business implications of recent, rapid advancements in cognitive computing — that is, the possibility of advanced analytics tools to help human knowledge workers glean actionable insight from vast and deep lakes of historical, transactional and machine-generated …

Intelligence

Mistrust about data use holds back use of wearable health monitors at work

The use of wearables in the workplace – which are often health related – is being stalled by a lack...The post Mistrust about data use holds back use …

Human Resources

HR Trend: New role for HR Operations?

With the fast changing HR software market towards HR apps, the HR function is confronted with new questions and challenges including a new role for …

Human Resources

3 Scenarios for the Future of Work

Keeping one of three worlds in mind, your organization can be ready for whatever comes its way from the global economy.<p>A lot has been said about the future of work, but no one knows for sure what things will really look like. The best companies have constantly evolving strategies that incorporate …

The Future

Should You Ditch Annual Performance Reviews? It Depends.

Old business conventions are dying out. The 9-to-5 workday is slowly being chipped away at, and some workers don’t even need to commute to an office anymore. The workplace is changing to accommodate the needs of a constantly moving world, and businesses need to evolve or risk being left behind.<p>Next …

Human Resources

This Startup Uses Artificial Intelligence to Tell What Your Employees Think

It just raised $27 million.<p>Subtle changes in what employees think about compensation or product road maps, or how they feel about specific leaders can often be accurate predictors of future productivity or attribution.<p>But annual surveys of workforce sentiment can become outdated quickly. That has …

Startups