Tag: HR teams

How Convertible PTO Helps HR Teams Meet the Demand for Flexibility

Companies are still getting used to a new era of work. The persistence of hybrid work has led to a permanent shift in employee expectations about how and where they do their jobs, and HR teams need to be capable of adapting to this new normal. Employees are building their schedules around productivity peaks and […]

How HR Teams Can Cultivate Data Literacy and Critical Thinking

At a time when rapidly emerging technology like AI and an increasingly competitive global economy are pressuring companies to innovate and adapt like never before, it’s critical for HR teams to focus on holistic skills management. Many companies face an acute skills shortage, which puts them at a severe competitive disadvantage – from hiring and […]

HR Trends Enabling Workplace Success in 2024

As businesses navigate the dynamic landscape of a post-pandemic world, the role of Human Resources (HR) stands at the forefront of transformative changes in the workplace. In 2024, HR practices are poised to undergo significant evolution, driven by the imperative to adapt to emerging workforce trends. From embracing transparency in compensation practices to strategically leveraging […]

4 Ways to Foster Employee Loyalty and Retention Going into 2024

A major priority for many Human Resources (HR) teams? Employee retention. When a company faces frequent employee turnover, it has a negative effect on the business in multiple ways. If you’re able to hang onto your employees longer, you won’t face these challenges. Your business will run much more smoothly and you’ll be able to […]

Measuring What Matters: Why Human Capital Metrics Need to Shift and How to Define What’s Meaningful for 2024

Four years after the COVID-19 pandemic reoriented the workplace, many organizations are still figuring out their hybrid work arrangements. Some demand that workers return to the office, ending a de facto pilot program after years of growing autonomy and flexibility. Others are going all in, making remote and hybrid work a permanent and important part […]

HR Query: Why Zuckerberg Is Wrong About Mid-Level Managers

After Elon Musk fired middle managers in mass after his Twitter takeover, Zuckerberg called this trend “good for the industry.” Management expert Verity Creedy begs to differ. According to Creedy, VP of Product Management at global leadership company DDI, mid-level managers are being underutilized and unappreciated – when in reality, they’re the unsung heroes of […]

HR Query: How AI Fits into the People Experience

In today’s digital world, digital transformation has grown from just an IT strategy and now is increasingly tied to people strategy. According to recent research, remote working, collaboration and productivity are the top priorities for business leaders’ enterprise technology strategy. Lisa-Moné Lamontagne, PsyD, SHRM-CP, People Experience Leader at Unit4, believes HR leaders can help their […]

The Biggest Changes in Collaboration Over the Last Decade and What to Expect in the Decade Ahead

There’s no denying the workspaces we once knew have undergone profound transformations over the last several years. From physical space revolutions to digital solutions and remote working frontiers and beyond, each dramatic advance has one cornerstone in common: collaboration.  Cutting-edge technology enabled individuals and teams to work from nearly anywhere using an endless array of […]

How HR Teams Can Maximize the Value of AI and Minimize the Risk

Over the past 6 months, the acceleration of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly in the form of large language models (LLMs) like Open AI’s GPT-4, has been relentless. These models have demonstrated capacities that would have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago, such as the ability to immediately produce compelling and fluent text […]