Tag: AI

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U.S. Employers Not Prepared for Talent Challenges from Expected Surge in Work Automation

Work automation, including the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, is expected to surge in the next three years in companies throughout the United States, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company. However, the survey finds very few companies and HR functions are fully prepared […]

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Gallup Flags 3 Trends That Will Change Our Workplaces—Forever

The “future of work” has been the topic of much conversation of late. It’s not surprising—after all, forewarned is forearmed. With that hunger for credible and actionable predictions in mind, Gallup has identified some “disruptive workplace trends” that employers should take heed of, and begin preparing for, sooner rather than later:

There’s a Bot for That—Or There Could Be

Since 1998, Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin, has been releasing its “Mindset List.” It’s a wake-up call or level-setting list to help professors and administrators better understand who their new students are. The revelations can be jaw-dropping. For instance, the most recent list tells us this about the upcoming graduating glass of 2020:

3 Ways AI Tools Can Make HR More Effective

Voice-commanded assistants from Google and Amazon have quickly become standard in our homes, but the next space artificial intelligence (AI)-powered tools are entering is our workplaces—including the HR department.

Company Leaders Optimistic About AI, Cognitive Technologies

A new survey conducted among 250 U.S. executives representing companies that are adopting artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive technologies do not see job loss as a key outcome of their efforts.  Nearly 7 in 10 (69%) expect very little (if any) job loss within the next 3 years, while 29% of these ‘cognitive aware’ executives […]

Something More than a Gimmick

“The old model of education where you go to college for four years and coast for the next 40 just doesn’t work in today’s world,” Andrew Ng on CNN Tech.

Is HR Automation Happening Too Fast?

While employers increasingly see the benefits of HR technology, a new survey from global talent solutions firm Randstad Sourceright also finds there are serious concerns about the pace of change.

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Could Robots Replace HR?

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 […]