We’ve enjoyed a full week of online events and digital resources around HR tech. As this year’s HR Technology Week comes to a close, let’s take a look at what we’ve learned from the event’s discussions and resources.
Featured Article | Skills Gap or Waning Interest? Why Tech Leaders Can’t Find Talent (Part 1)
Although thousands of tech workers have been laid off in the last few months, tech leaders are having difficulty attracting top talent to fill vacant positions. John W. Mitchell, President and CEO of global trade organization IPC, says that talent is out there but finding them is the challenge. In Part 1 of a two-part HR Query feature, find out Mitchell’s techniques for hiring a good fit, tips for retaining talent, and more!
Panel Discussion | Modernizing HR with Technology
Panelists: Cassandra Margolin, Head of People Operations JasperAI, Shira Roni Ravid, HR Manager Walmart Global Tech and, Jeremy Ames, HCM Technology Practice Leader, Accenture
Key Takeaways: New technology is essential in streamlining classic HR processes and keeping employees engaged. To effectively assess what technology is best suited to address problem areas (like employee engagement or workflow), leaders must collect data and draw inferences from it to identify problem areas. This data and employee feedback is essential in every step of the modernization process of HR technology.
HR Works Podcast | Leveraging HR’s Data Advantage in 2023
Tune in for an exciting episode of our weekly podcast, HR Works! Listen as Shira Ravid, HR Manager at Walmart Technology, joins host Josh Zygmont for a conversation about the impact technology is having on HR teams in 2023 and how access to data can play a key role in creating a productive, meaningful employee experience.
Featured Article | Digital Resignation: Workers Are Live-Quitting on TikTok
Pop culture is full of scenes involving highly public and dramatic resignations, but real-life resignations tend to be less dramatic and more cordial. That may be changing, however, with the rise of so-called #quittok videos. HR Daily Advisor’s Lin Grensing-Pophal takes a closer look at this latest trend in employee resignation.
Featured Article | Skills Gap or Waning Interest? Why Tech Leaders Can’t Find Talent (Part 2)
In Part 2 of our HR Query feature series, we continue our conversation with IPC’s John W. Mitchell and gain an insider’s look at the hiring challenge facing technology leaders.
Educational Session | Overcome Overthinking: Making Decisions to Get Things Done
Speaker: Julie Develin, MSHRD, SHRM-SCP Senior Partner, HCM Advisory Group, UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
Key Takeaways: Analysis paralysis, or the all-too-familiar act of overthinking, is not uncommon in life or business. After all, doing things because that’s the way they’ve always been done is comfortable. But what are the time vampires in your company? Are there processes that you know you need to change, but you just haven’t done it? Furthermore, are your processes aligned with the experience that you want to provide to your employees, and are you meeting their expectations? This session will explore ways to become unstuck — by knowing the signs and symptoms of analysis paralysis and by following the concept of the four “Ts” to propel you forward! HR — Let’s Get Things Done!
“Faces of HR” Feature Interview | Guest TBA
“Faces of HR” profiles your peers and asks them about their experiences, successes, challenges, current practices, aspirations, and opinions on topics impacting HR and the workforce. In this insightful interview, our editorial team connects with an expert peer to learn more about the face behind the role and how he or she helps his or her organization overcome today’s top challenges.
Educational Session | Retaining Today’s Employees: How to Improve Employee Engagement With Steve Boese
Speaker: Steve Boese, Co-Founder, H3 HR Advisors
Key Takeaways: Most employees are not that engaged. That’s bad news for employees, and that’s bad news for organizations. The way to sort of crack the code here of engagement is to focus on younger workers. Inclusion, mental health benefits, and communication are essential in strengthening employee engagement and increasing employee retention.
“HR Work Break” Podcast | Automating the Workplace
Host Maddy Collins is joined by Colin Redbond, Global SVP of Product and Strategy at SS&C Technologies Blue Prism. Tune in as they discuss the pros and cons of intelligent automation, how artificial intelligence affects employees, and best practices when incorporating AI into the workplace.