The Future of HR

By Tom Haak | Trends in HR. Innovations in HR. Inspiration for HR with impact. Collected by the director of the HR Trend Institute.

Highly skilled jobs are in the firing line

Research by ING DiBa in Germany predicts that new technology will have a huge effect on employment in Germany in the future and says that society …

Artificial intelligence: when technology replaces intuition

The possibility of obtaining more efficient algorithms than people is not science fiction. It’s an area of work that has recently been making major …

Artificial Intelligence

Hire the perfect designer thanks to artificial intelligence

• Start-ups<br>• Artificial intelligence<p>The Madrid-based startup Source{d} is developing an algorithm that analyzes millions of developers’ code to select …

Artificial Intelligence

Digital HR: Tips to Update the Recruitment Process

<i>Do you know how to make HR digital?</i><p>Deloitte’s 2017 Human Capital Trends survey showed that more than 50% of organizations this year are changing …

Recruitment

HR business partner models are failing. So what next?

Sensible words from Ann Parkinson but as usual much of the HR profession is spending too much time theorising and navel gazing. If you want better …

Business Strategy

HR and business leaders not ready to manage robots

Deloitte's latest Human Capital Trends report finds many leaders are unprepared to deal with the future of work<p>The UK’s HR and business leaders are …

Robots

The ethics of gathering employee data

Monitoring employees’ health and productivity is growing in popularity, but could have sinister repercussions<p>It sounds like a dystopian sci-fi novel. …

Data Management

A 5-Step Process to Get More Out of Your Organization’s Data

“My best employees are leaving,” Daniel told me, “and I can’t seem to figure out why.”<p>Daniel (not his real name) was a VP human resource manager at a Fortune 500 company. I asked him whether he had collected any data that could provide him with insights into systematic patterns. “I made sure we get …

Analytics

For Higher Profits in 2017, Invest in Employee Experience

Unfortunately, spending to increase employee engagement – often on perks such as free food, office parties, or the ability to work from home now and …

Employee Engagement

Employee experience, if you would like to stay ahead of the curve

This interview with Ben Whitter was first published by Connect Intelligence and talks about his visit to Australia and how HR and organisations are …

Team Building

Customer Experience of HR (CxHR) – The New Paradigm of Digital Transformation | TI People

CxHR as major driver of digital HR transformation<p>Employees and HR functions alike find themselves on the eve of the fourth industrial revolution. The …

Customer Experience

3 Lenses of the Employee Experience [Infographic]

Lenses are the different perspectives on an organization’s EX that managers and leaders adopt and consider consciously. They allow leaders to view …

Leadership

Focus on the Employee Experience (HR Trends 2017, 10)

The Employee Experience: four stories<p><b>Make sure you have excellent people in recruitment.</b> A friend of my oldest daughter recently approached on of the …

Employment

Employee journey mapping: The foundation of successful customer journey mapping?

It is my belief that employee journey mapping is every bit as important as customer journey mapping, and needs to be focused on before we can get the …

Improving the employee experience

Article<p>The employee experience: Culture, engagement, and beyond 2017 Global Human Capital Trends<p>February 28, 2017<p>​Rather than focusing narrowly on …

Employee Engagement

4 Ways to Personalize the Employee Experience

The employee experience is what makes or breaks retention. Simply put, if employees enjoy their work, they will stay.<p>However, this is no easy feat. The best way to improve the employee experience is by giving them a personalized experience. Employees don’t want to feel like just a number in the …

Employee Engagement

Design Your Employee Experience as Thoughtfully as You Design Your Customer Experience

Improving customer experience is often a top business priority, but what about employee experience?<p>Temkin Group reports a correlation between employee engagement and success in customer experience. In its 2016 Employee Engagement Benchmark Study, the firm showed that companies that excel at …

Customer Experience

Building a High-Performance Corporate Culture

You Can Never Create The Future By Targeting The Present

In the 1930’s, the great industrialist George Eastman engaged in a minor debate with his friend, the education reformer Abraham Flexner, about who …

The dark side of transparency

Executives need to get smarter about when to open up and when to withhold information so they can enjoy the benefits of organizational transparency …

Building a workplace that’s fit for the future

Topic • Culture<br>Tags • Change management <br>• Leadership <br>• Organisational development

The Workplace

3 Predictions for Workplace Culture: Insights from 20 Years of Fortune 100 Best Companies

In 1998, when we worked with <i>Fortune</i> to publish the first list of the country’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, the story ran alongside ads touting …

The Workplace

Wearable Technology Guide for HR: New Twist for Employee Benefits

Here's a mini wearable technology guide for HR with five things to think about when it comes to the gadgets.

Wearable Tech

#SXSW Coverage: 5 Ways Virtual Reality Finally Enters HR Space

<b>Webinar: How to increase employee participation in your corporate social good programs on 3/30 at 10 AM CST. Register here. HRCI and SHRM credits</b> …

Virtual Reality

Will post-Brexit Britain hinder a robo-revolution? | Centre for Economics and Business Research

– The UK lags behind the US, Germany, Japan and South Korea in robotics investment<p>– Robotics investment is estimated to have contributed around 10% …

Will Robots Kill Jobs? Yes. Will Robots Create Jobs? Yes.

A new study from the Centre for Economics and Business Research in the UK suggests that robots aren’t going to steal our jobs — they’re going to give …

Robots

11 Leadership Guidelines for the Digital Age

The old ways of running a company won’t cut it in a digital world.<p>Ten years ago, when we would ask senior executives or company directors what …

Business School

Why the Millions We Spend on Employee Engagement Buy Us So Little

Organizations are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on employee engagement programs, yet their scores on engagement surveys remain abysmally low. How is that possible? Because most initiatives amount to an adrenaline shot. A perk is introduced to boost scores, but over time the effect wears …

Employee Engagement

Creating an agile HR function in start-ups & young companies

Indian startup ecosystem has started to show the signs of fatigue with several players fighting for a fair share of customers’ mind space and wallet. …

Product Management