Developing the best blend of technical skills and soft skills is the solution to the Skills Revolution for individuals and employers alike. As technology transforms organizations, skills needs are changing rapidly and companies are struggling to find the talent they need.
Glassdoor’s chief economist, Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, has revealed five trends in the labor market that will disrupt the way companies attract, hire, and retain employees in 2018, as well as the biggest job trends—from the power of whistleblowers to the demand for informed candidates—that shaped 2017.
Work automation, including the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, is expected to surge in the next 3 years in companies throughout the United States, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, a global advisory, broking, and solutions company.
As 2017 comes to a close and the talent landscape continues to evolve, Randstad US released its expert analysis on hiring and workplace trends for the next year. With employment increasing by an average of 167,000 jobs per month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor market remains competitive, and employers will need […]
As the Thanksgiving holiday nears, many are pausing to reflect on what they’re thankful for in their personal lives. But the season also can be a time for people to consider what they appreciate about their work lives. What should human resources professionals be thankful for? For starters, innovation that has brought about an elevation […]
With all the advances in technology, companies are running out of excuses not to have the tools and processes in place to help employees do their work more efficiently. Yet, when it comes to change, many companies drag their feet. This is especially true in the HR field.
The digital economy forever changed the face of the workplace through greater automation, higher performance collaboration, and globalization. And with the always-connected, instantaneous work culture comes blurred lines between when work starts and ends. As a result, many employees find themselves overwhelmed, working longer and harder than they need to, likely because their organizations aren’t […]
Automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are rapidly changing the world we live in, and many are concerned the robots are coming for our jobs. For instance, a 2013 study by researchers at the University of Oxford estimated that almost half of all jobs in the US were at risk of being fully automated in the […]
I’m a Chief Technology Officer (CTO), but my role as a technology executive has a lot to do with many of HR’s priorities as people managers—especially when it comes to supporting workplace flexibility and changes to the modern workforce.
Randstad US has recently released new research findings that contradict many reports that American workers fear losing their job due to automation. The 2017 Randstad Employer Brand Research found that only 14% of U.S. employees worry that automation will take their job away, and nearly one-third (30%) say they think automation will make their job […]