The “pandemic age” has accelerated the “automation age,” and the way we work is fundamentally changing. These two forces have collided to form the perfect storm of workplace disruption. As in any storm, you need to prepare. Go to the store, and buy up all the toilet paper and bread you can find. Except, business […]
Even before organizations began to prepare for the post-pandemic workplace, it was apparent the new model would likely be hybrid. This, in turn, led to discussion around the coming migration of newly mobile workers.
Notoriously known as one of the oldest “boys clubs,” the oil and gas industry has a rigid approach to the way things are done and who has been able to succeed. Vicki Knott started Crux OCM to shake up the status quo, pushing for better safety standards and company values that allow workers to thrive.
Zoomers, otherwise known as Generation Z—are in their 20s and just starting to enter the workforce—might be at the bottom of the totem pole when it comes to workplace decision-making. However, recent data suggest that this generation may have a disproportionate influence when it comes to technology.
Business experts and leaders across the nation have been discussing digital transformation for decades, and with the recent coronavirus pandemic, organizations have had to adapt rather quickly to keep up with demand. The last few months have shown that technology is not something to be feared but rather something to be celebrated because without it, […]
In a knowledge-based economy, companies upgrade their “capital” not by overhauling outdated machinery but by upskilling their workforce. That’s because human capital is increasingly the most important asset companies possess. And while humans aren’t as static as machinery, they still need to be retooled and upgraded.
Technological improvements have long been a source of concern for laborers in an increasingly advanced economy. As automation improves, there is an understandable fear that machines, computers, and improved processes can render certain categories of human labor obsolete.
Automation has been talked about quite a bit for many years now. The reactions to the potential that automation carries have been mixed. Some are afraid of what it might mean for their jobs. Others are relieved that it will take their more tedious tasks off their plate so they can do something more valuable […]
In 2020, you best be sure your workforce has a very particular set of skills if you want your business to succeed. So, what do these skills consist of? Glad you asked, because these skills need to be just as diverse as your workforce is. As automation continues to disrupt the world of work, upskilling and reskilling will be key to evolving the competencies of workers in order to complement technological innovation, according to the 2020 Talent Trends Report released by Randstad Sourceright.
HR is among the busiest and most impactful business units in any company. HR professionals handle everything from finding, vetting, and placing new employees to handling employee relations, benefits, payroll, and professional development. But sometimes, it can feel like the entire job is a paper chase. Documentation is important, but it’s easy to get bogged […]