Flexible Work Solutions

An HCI Topic

Your organization needs flexible talent solutions to maintain agility in a highly competitive environment. Whether your HR strategy offers virtual employment options or blends full-time and contract talent, you need to position your workforce to take advantage of the right mix. Discover how you can measure the effectiveness of adaptable solutions and when to take advantage of new work-style trends.

Featured in Flexible Work Solutions:

Customer Experience

Don’t You Want My Money? How Learning Can Improve the Customer Experience

Blog | Author: Meg Temple, Senior Content Manager, SumTotal Systems | Source: HCI | Published: September 25, 2014

There is a well-known connection between customer experience and employee learning programs. They have the ability to increase knowledge, subject mastery, satisfaction and engagement. But, often learning programs are limited to the internal employees who want to improve their impact on customer experience. The extended enterprise — your network of customers and partners — are often neglected, yet they are just as important to the overall experience.

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White Paper

A World at Work

White Paper | Source: Kelly OCG | Published: September 19, 2014
To better understand how workers think—and how employers might respond—Kelly Services® developed the Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI), an annual global survey with nearly 230,000 respondents across 31 countries, three ... Read more
Podcast

HCIPodcast: Mobile’s Role in the Future of HR Tech

Podcast | Published: September 17, 2014
Elaine Orler, President and Founder of Talent Function, joins HCI for a discussion on the future of HR technology and the role mobile will play.  Elaine begins with explaining the role well crafted job descriptions play in establishing the ... Read more
SIOP

SIOP Whitepaper: Telecommuting

Article | Author: Kristen Shockley | Source: SIOP White Paper Series | Published: September 10, 2014
This white paper describes the findings of empirical studies that examine how telecommuting relates to personal and workplace outcomes. Recommendations for appropriate implementation of telecommuting programs based on research findings are also ... Read more
Workforce Management

The State of Contingent Workforce Management

Blog | Author: Christopher J. Dwyer | Source: HCI | Published: September 2, 2014

The world of talent management is sharply-evolving, with the non-traditional workforce taking shape as a viable means of supporting corporate programs and driving organizational objectives. Ardent Partners predicts that the utilization of contingent labor will grow by 30% over the next three years, a figure that reflects the criticality of freelance workers, independent contractors and SOW-based projects and services.

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First and Second

Disruption First, M&A Second.

Blog | Author: Daniel Fogel | Source: HCI | Published: June 30, 2014

“We are now solidly in an era of mergers, acquisitions and other financial activity in the boring, steady industry of book publishing.” Jeremy Greenfield states in a recent article for Forbes. “As the way people consume media changes, book publishers are realizing they are content creation and rights management companies and not just book publishers. Many of them are now playing in the app market, educational technology market and other areas they likely wouldn’t have dreamed of a decade ago.”

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Webcast

The Ten Steps to Become a More Family-Friendly Workplace

Webcast | Presented By: Lori McAdams, Mark Schmitz | Webcast Aired: June 25, 2014
Most parents are in the workplace and all children require care, but only a small percentage of employers have stepped in to help fill this gap. This webcast and associated white paper explores this issue and will answer: What ... Read more