You may not immediately think of virtual reality (VR) as something to assist Human Resources (HR) professionals. VR first came into the mainstream primarily as an entertainment technology that brings people into immersive worlds for gameplay and fun. As you’ll soon see, it has impressive potential in the HR sector.
Employees have been on a seemingly rapid journey over the years, transitioning from tethered office phones and conference calls to rich multimedia team collaboration accessible anywhere on any device. But just as they have gotten used to sharing ideas, content, audio, and video with a mere mouse click or screen tap, they are now arriving […]
In industries that are inherently dangerous or that involve operating expensive equipment, training new or inexperienced employees can be a risky prospect.
If you’re a human resources (HR) professional, here are five tech trends you’ll want to know about if you want to outperform your competition in 2019.
With the significant advancements in technology, the workplace has continued to evolve over the past century at rapid rates. And if one thing is certain, it’s that change is still constant and inevitable in the workplace in 2019 as well.
In our digital economy, opportunity should only be a few clicks away regardless of where candidates live. What’s more, that kind of flexibility is exactly what today’s tech-savvy workforce seeks, with reports showing that the most desired nonmonetary benefit for workers is a flexible schedule (51%). While this is something that businesses are beginning to […]
With the U.S. unemployment rate at an all-time low and job openings at a 17-year high (with a reported 6.6 million openings as of June 2018), it’s hard to imagine that job growth has slowed and even stagnated in parts of the country. The fact is, rural areas and smaller cities are scrambling to find […]
More and more organizations are beginning to invest heavily in technologies for training and learning and development (L&D) purposes as such technology continues to get less and less expensive and as such technology becomes more and more pervasive and essential in employees’ everyday work lives.
Most of us have found that it’s easier to learn something you can see first-hand. Reading instructions from a manual is only so helpful. Adding a few images can make a big difference, and actually observing a task being performed first-hand is even better. Because of this, many organizations record their training events so those […]
The global e-learning market is anticipated to reach approximately $325 billion by 2025, demonstrating e-learning’s expanding usefulness to organizations of all kinds and sizes. As more organizations begin adopting e-learning technology, it gets less and less expensive, and demand for it continues to increase. To meet the increasing demand for e-learning technology, innovators are creating […]