The workplace is changing rapidly, right in front of us. Driven by Moore’s Law, the relationship between our people and their technology is reshaping the way that work gets done, the way we interact with the HR Tech System, how we communicate with each other and the rate at which our companies adapt or die.
Trends come and trends go when discussing the future of the workforce. As leaders start to look into the matter it can seem like everyone has an opinion on where the future of the workforce is headed. Should HR be concerned with what the future skills will be needed by the business? Marcia Conner does a great job summarizing these skills. The future workforce needs to master skills in social intelligence, cross cultural competency, new media literacy, and virtual collaboration. With workforces crossing nations, time zones and cultures it is not hard to see how these skills will be relevant..
The era of enterprise computing is coming to a close. Enterprise HR solutions from vendors like SuccessFactors, Sap, Taleo, Oracle, Kenexa, IBM and a host of others has completed its original mission: to automate and improve all of the business ...Read more
So, you’re the proud owner of a brand new integrated single-sign-on system from company X. After a ton of negotiating and almost getting fired during implementation, you are ready to go to work. You might think you’re done with the ...Read more
Of course, quotes taken out of context are always just that - out of context. But, they generally give a window to the soul of the leadership style of a founder or the person who's in charge of an operation. Consider the following ...Read more
The Millennial generation is hitting the workforce, and the media and organizational leaders have...well, let's just say, concerns. To understand the situation better, Telefónica just released new data on our youngest employees, the ...Read more
The World is Local: A New Model for Human Resources
Despite continued focus on globalization, new research by DHL shows that the world is not as "flat" as once believed. While low cost networking has made it easier than ...
Pretty much every HR/workplace/talent blog or blogger has at one time or another taken a stab at defining or predicting the 'Workplace of the future' or tried to opine on 'The future of work.'Speculating on the future is ...Read more
Imagine today’s global talent landscape. In New York City, a marketing director shares a highly qualified candidate for a hard-to-fill management position with her counterpart in Singapore. An engineer designing a pipeline in an office in ...Read more
Mergers and acquistions, decentralization, and globalization are putting enormous pressure on HR to standardize systems and processes.1 The lack of a single global system of record for core HR data — such as name, payroll, benefits, ...Read more