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Despite the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on employment, several talent segments are still highly desired and needed for hiring. One segment that is consistently in demand and critical for companies to get right is tech-related workers. With tech workers in tremendous demand and their skills and tools continuing to change, it’s imperative HR leaders learn how to attract, manage and retain this critical talent pool. 

June 25, 2020

 

Q: Our team has been working pretty effectively from home since mid-March. We’ve found ourselves having to learn a lot of new technology on the fly, which is easy for the younger members and more challenging for the older workers.

June 13, 2020
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Almost overnight, our work lives have been dramatically altered, with businesses announcing mandatory telecommuting during COVID-19. It has been amazing to see the corporate leadership surrounding this and people coming together to fight the pandemic, so the work-life disruption is a small price to pay. While those of us able to work from home are certainly blessed to have that option, it has led to new realities.

April 1, 2020

 


 

The legend of Santa Claus dates back to the 4th Century St Nicholas – Nicholas of Bari or Nicholas of Myra. The elves have been talked about since Pagan times – in Scandinavia as house gnomes – some of whom were helpful, and trolls, who were not.

December 11, 2019

 

 

We live in an amazing time of technological change. The pace of advancement is greater than at any time in human history. Yet there are things we can learn from the history of technology and human productivity that can serve us well. Brookings Institute just did a great piece on looking at the history of technology to inform the regulation of AI. There is far more than regulation – how do these technological advances impact our workforce?

November 11, 2019

On October 2, @shrmnextchat chatted with @jeanneachille, an HR technology expert, the founder and CEO of The Devon Group, and Chair of the Women in HR Technology Summit, about Women in Technology. 

October 2, 2019

 

More women are pursuing careers in technology and other high-growth STEM fields, but they continue to face challenges as they look to move up. The organizational practices and attitudes that exist in these industries tend to reinforce many of the roadblocks that prevent women from advancing. 

September 30, 2019

 

 

By now, most employers are sick of hearing about employee engagement.

June 23, 2019

 

Last weekend, 1,500 people gathered in Seattle for the Hopperx1 Seattle, a local Grace Hopper celebration of women in technology.

Seattle is home to many of the world’s largest tech companies. While the overall workforce is comprised of (roughly) 50 percent women, in technology, the ratios are very different – approximately 25 percent of the tech workforce is made up of women.

March 29, 2019

On January 23, @shrmnextchat chatted with Ben Eubanks (@beneubanks) about the Future of AI in HR.  

If you missed this excellent #Nextchat, you can read all the tweets here or below:

 

January 27, 2019

In Reinventing Jobs: A 4-Step Approach for Applying Automation to Work (Harvard Business Review Press, 2018), co-authors Ravin Jesuthasan and John Boudreau make the case that the right leadership can optimize human-automation combinations to get great results. When designed thoughtfully, these arrangements boost efficiency and performance within an organization.

January 18, 2019

On September 12, @shrmnextchat chatted with Women in HR Tech Chair, Jeanne Achille (@jeanneachille) and presenters Cecile Alper-Leroux (@cecilehcm), Alys Scott (@AlysWhistleHill) and Katharine Mobley (@KatharineMobley) about Women in HR Technology and how HR can work inside and outside their organizations to attrac

September 12, 2018

 

 

We’ve probably all heard the comment that technology is just a tool, meaning it’s a device used to carry out a particular function. Totally makes sense. We use technology to communicate, make purchases, learn new things, etc. So, technology is a tool.

September 11, 2018

 

We're here to put a dent in the universe.  Otherwise, why else even be here? ~ Steve Jobs

With the 2018 HR Technology Conference upon us, all my friends are abuzz...... !

What new technology is coming?
What's developing in the AI, Bot and Big Data spaces?
What are the new buzzwords?
Are the old vanguards still relevant?

September 7, 2018

 

On August 8, @shrmnextchat chatted with HR Happy Hour Show host and HR Technology Conference Co-Chairman Steve Boese (@steveboese) about The Trends that are Transforming HR Tech in 2018

In case you missed this informative chat on HR tech trends, you can read all the tweets here:

 

August 8, 2018