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3 Strategies for Improving Employee Productivity and Prosperity

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 […]

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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 […]

4 Ways to Empower the Modern Workforce

I’m a Chief Technology Officer (CTO), but my role as a technology executive has a lot to do with many of HR’s priorities as people managers—especially when it comes to supporting workplace flexibility and changes to the modern workforce.

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76% of U.S. Workers Aren’t Afraid of Losing Jobs to Automation

Randstad US has recently released new research findings that contradict many reports that American workers fear losing their job due to automation. The 2017 Randstad Employer Brand Research found that only 14% of U.S. employees worry that automation will take their job away, and nearly one-third (30%) say they think automation will make their job […]

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Are There Any More Jobs Left … for Humans?

Automation is becoming a major trend in the HR world, with some researchers claiming HR will be fully automated in 5 years, and others claiming a majority of HR professionals will be automating tasks as early as 2019. If these estimates are correct, will the human in Human Resources be out of a job in […]

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Automation is Increasing Productivity, Not Job Losses

Business process automation is enabling companies to realize significant productivity gains in such areas as finance, accounting, and HR, but it is not yet leading to broad job losses, according to a new study from Information Services Group (ISG), a technology research and advisory firm.

Got a Task That, Well, You Know…? Automate It!

By Holly K. Jones, JD, Senior Legal Editor When the Roomba first hit the market it was one of those mythical things, to me—like hoverboards and self-driving cars and same-day Amazon delivery—about which I could only dream. But as the prices became more reasonable and the devices more sophisticated, I decided that, as a person […]