Today’s workforce is finding itself entrenched in the fourth industrial revolution, which experts are stating is an “age of automation, connectivity, artificial intelligence and robotics [where] entire industries are vanishing, as new industries emerge and new careers with them.”
It goes without saying that every organization is on a mission to find its peak of efficiency and employee productivity. Turning to automation is undoubtedly a necessary step in reaching that point.
A recent study suggests that while automation will not be going away anytime soon, it will create new jobs that require new and different skills.
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 […]