Tag: hr tech

Navigating the Talent Tides: 9 Proactive Approaches to Workforce Optimization in 2024

The U.S. technology and professional service industries witnessed significant workforce challenges in 2023, with a continuous stream of layoffs that showed no signs of abating. These corporations grappled with various accelerating changes, including the evolution of technology, economic uncertainties, and shifts in consumer behavior. This article explores a strategic approach to managing these changes and […]

Is AI Prompt Engineering a Must-Have Training Need in 2024?

One of the big trends in employee learning and development heading into 2024 is the growing importance and potential of generative AI. According to some estimates, 60 percent of workers will receive training on prompt engineering next year. For managers, trainers and HR professionals who have only recently become acquainted with or even aware of […]

HR Tech Predictions for 2024

As we enter the year 2024, the imperative for workplace leadership to harness technology in understanding and meeting employee needs has never been more critical. A Gartner study reveals a harsh reality: 76 percent of HR leaders acknowledge that managers are overwhelmed by their expanding job responsibilities, and 73 percent believe their leaders are not […]

Learning Curve on New Technologies Complicates Employee Obsolescence

There’s a lot of discussion about and concern over artificial intelligence (AI) taking jobs from human employees, and in some cases, that’s a likely scenario. Jobs in customer service, journalism, financial services, and others may be particularly at risk because of the close alignment of those job functions with AI’s abilities. AI Impact Unclear in […]

Dispelling 3 Big Myths About Automated Recruitment

“Automation” has been a business buzzword for quite a while, but only in the past year or 2 has it really picked up steam in the recruitment industry. No longer does it conjure up mental images of robots or impersonal interactions. Now, recruitment automation can look like anything from chat bots to screening software. There […]

How HR Leaders Can Navigate Their Use of AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) bots have flooded the Internet. Since the release of ChatGPT, AI’s potential to revolutionize the workplace has become apparent, especially in the field of HR. With the ability to create e-mails and even lengthy articles, AI can streamline HR tasks like drafting employee communications, writing job descriptions, and analyzing data. That being […]

Faces of HR: Elizabeth Derby on the Power of Cultivating Greater Equity and Access

Before Elizabeth Derby started her career in HR, she was a Public Finance Banker, dedicated to creating access to affordable housing for people in underserved communities. While she enjoyed the business and strategy aspect of that work, she gravitated to the people side and was ultimately tapped by leadership to assume several high-profile HR roles. […]

What We Learned From . . . HR Technology Week 2023

We’ve enjoyed a full week of online events and digital resources around HR tech. As this year’s HR Technology Week comes to a close, let’s take a look at what we’ve learned from the event’s discussions and resources. Monday Featured Article | Skills Gap or Waning Interest? Why Tech Leaders Can’t Find Talent (Part 1) Although […]

The Increasing Marriage of Tech and HR

Technology and HR might seem like an odd couple. Technology typically feels inhuman and impersonal, while HR has an inherently human focus. But this contrast also creates ample opportunities for these seemingly disparate concepts to complement one another. Specifically, technology’s efficiencies and scalability can greatly enhance HR’s potential for a personalized touch. High-Tech Meets High-Touch […]

Job Recruitment Fraud: Beware of Impersonators Hijacking Your Company’s Identity

Just when it seems consumers have caught on to one particular online scam or phishing expedition—think of the ubiquitous Nigerian prince email scam that first began making the rounds in the 1990s—a new one comes along. By now, the list seems endless: online dating scams, bank and credit card scams, fraudsters posing as charities, social […]