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.

To Solve Complex Problems, You Need A Networked Solution

Every leader tries to keep things simple and predictable. You hire good people, treat them well, give them clear objectives and do your best to stay …

British Philosophy

Don't Be Fooled By These 3 Overhyped Trends

The Gartner Hype Cycle shows a remarkably consistent pattern. A new technology is first ignored, then begins to show promise and expectations get …

Trends

15 current HR Trends

In this visual, the HR Trend Institute gives a concise overview of 15 current HR Trends. If you take these trends into account, you can increase HR …

Trends

The Future Of Work: How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform The Employee Experience

Artificial Intelligence is on the verge of penetrating every major industry from healthcare to advertising, transportation, finance, legal, education, and now inside the workplace. Many of us may have already interacted with a chatbot (defined as an automated, yet personalized, conversation between …

Digital Transformation

Designing conversations for bots and AI

<i>To advance from thinking machines to feeling machines, designers must understand verbal behavior, embrace the machine, and consider community</i><p>By now, …

UX Design

Team Effectiveness Building Blocks

<i>“Going back to basics with teams may set you up for better performance”</i>(Murmuration Tanya Hart/Flickr CC)A new forming team has great potential to …

Management

HR Technology in 2018: 10 Big Disruptions Ahead

I’ve been an analyst following the HR Tech market for almost 20 years now, and this year things are changing faster than ever. In the report we just …

Innovation

What Is The Goal Of Automation?

No matter how many articles are published on a day to day basis, we’re nowhere close to full out automation of jobs because there are many things …

Intelligence

Bot – or not?! Use Cases und Mehrwert von Chatbots in HR (für #NextRecruiting17)

<b>Künstliche Intelligenz hält immer stärker Einzug in die Personalarbeit. Durch die Digitalisierung sehen sich Personaler zunehmend damit konfrontiert,</b> …

HR Technology For 2018: Ten Disruptions Ahead

I’ve been an analyst following the HR Tech market for almost 20 years now, and this year things are changing faster than ever. In the report we just published, “HR Technology Disruptions for 2018,” I describe the details. In this article I’ll summarize the ten big changes going on.<p><b>1. A Massive</b> …

Human Resources

The role of HR in scaleups - The video

On 10 November 2016 Tom Haak, Director of the HR Trend Institute gave a presentation at Elevate Virtual 2016. He spoke about “The role of HR in …

Trends

Key Learnings from HR Tech World Amsterdam and UNLEASH

After a two-year sojourn in Paris, HR Tech World returned with a bang to its spiritual home in Amsterdam for its biggest show yet and a rebrand to …

Innovation

How Digital Health Care Can Help Prevent Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most pervasive and expensive chronic diseases: It affects an estimated 30.3 million people in the United States and costs a staggering $245 billion per year to treat. In addition there are 84.1 million adults in the United States with high blood sugar levels in danger of …

Digital Health

The robot lawyers are here - and they’re winning

Amid the dire - and somewhat overhyped - predictions of occupations that will be decimated by artificial intelligence and automation, there is one crumb of comfort. Yes, lorry drivers, translators and shop assistants are all under threat from the rise of the robots, but at least the lawyers are …

Artificial Intelligence

Researchers can fool machine-learning vision systems with a single, well-placed pixel

Three researchers from Kyushu University have published a paper describing a means of reliably fooling AI-based image classifiers with a single …

Machine Learning

The Psychology of People Analytics: the video

On November 2, 2017, Tom Haak, Director of the HR Trend Institute, gave a presentation at Elevate Virtual 2017. He talked about “The Psychology of …

Analytics

Future of Invasive Neural Interfaces & Uploading Consciousness with Ramez Naam

Ramez Naam is the author of <i>The Nexus Trilogy</i> sci-fi novels, which explores the moral and sociological implications of technology that can directly …

The Future

Technology could allow us to bring the dead back to life

You wake up, get ready for work, have some toast and coffee with your spouse, then wave goodbye. It’s your typical workday. There is, however, …

InterAct

Boards: Innovation Is Your Responsibility Too

The challenge of leading innovation is bringing about a sea change in corporate governance. Boards, once the dependably cautious voices urging management to mitigate risk, are increasingly calling for breakthrough innovation in the scramble for competitive advantage. We see this shift playing out …

Governance

Why COOs Should Think Like Behavioral Economists

Dave Wheeler for HBR<p>When Yelp was a startup with just 15 employees, the office manager began to stock the kitchen with drinks and snacks to get everyone through the long afternoons. Juice, water, fruit, chips, and as much candy as could be stuffed into the small kitchen drawer. Being at work was …

Management

Bersin: Massive Disruption for HR

Companies are living in a paradox right now: Brilliant new technology is flooding the workplace and changing business models, and yet, employee …

Human Resources

When AI tells you the success of your new hire, before you hire them

<b>Machines will learn to make sense of myriad data sources, to provide insights and recommendations</b><br>When a person thinks about artificial intelligence …

10 trends from the floor at HR Tech

<b>A new focus on tools for workforce productivity.</b> A number of companies not traditionally thought of as HR solution providers were at the show, …

Human Resources

10 ways internal communications is changing - with practical tips

Several times I have been involved with the internal magazines in the companies I worked in. The pattern was most of the time something like this. …

Public Relations

12 important emerging internal communication trends

Internal communications as a profession is moving slowly. Maybe too slowly. Very often the internal communications people are more followers than …

Collaboration

What is the story of HR?

An area where HR clearly can improve is storytelling. <br>If you ask an HR team: “Tell me your story?”, it often takes a long time before the team has …

Storytelling

12 things to learn if you want a career in HR

If you want a career in HR, you better think twice. The HR landscape will change dramatically in the coming years. The more general jobs will largely …

Human Resources

Closing the Strategy-Execution Gap Means Focusing on What Employees Think, Not What They Do

When you embark on a new strategic journey to sustain and grow your organization in an uncertain world, what do you prioritize? If you’re like most of the leaders we know, you start with organizational structure and processes.<p>This would be a mistake.<p>In 2016 we asked 80 senior executives from 20 …

Leadership

Investing in skills that’ll go the distance

Fifty years ago, work in developed countries was often defined by relative certainties. Aside from the periodic recession, many nations were at or …

World Economic Forum