It’s hard to believe we’re almost a year into the pandemic, which also means a year of working from home. Working from home has taught us many lessons about productivity, efficiency, employee resilience, and company culture. It’s also taught us that supporting employees in a hybrid setting comes with new challenges and complexities. As we […]
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Over the last decade, experts have been trying to prepare HR professionals for the challenges brought on by the digital revolution. Despite years to get ready, COVID-19 forced reluctant HR pros into the virtual space and new research is revealing just how ill-prepared everyone was for the fourth industrial revolution.
Topia, an HR tech company specializing in global talent mobility, drives its diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts from both a global and an individual focus. Bear with us as we flesh out this effective strategy based on our recent discussion with Jacky Cohen, VP of People and Culture at Topia.
If you’re looking to come out strong post-COVID-19, then you better start making more investments in your current talent, according to new research released by Randstad Sourceright.
Have you seen the new dating show Love is Blind? It’s wild and wacky, as is any reality show, and it was created on the premise that couples have real human interaction and get to know each other before ever meeting face to face, and then they ultimately get married … all in 4 weeks. […]
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 […]
This time of year, everyone wants to know what’s next. But I don’t need to break out my crystal ball because the indicators of what we can expect around the corner in recruitment and hiring during 2020 are quite clear.
Benefits experts have estimated the expected average increase in employer health insurance premiums from 2019 to 2020, and the consensus hovers around a 6.5% year-on-year rise. This is up from recent years when the average year-on-year increase varied from 3%–4%. Why is this?
There’s a new approach to an old HR problem: artificial intelligence (AI). Our goal remains the same, though—hiring great talent and offering a great employee experience. Securing and retaining human capital that is aligned with the company’s core values is paramount. Emerging AI and machine learning (ML) technologies will have a significant impact across the HR function.
If you answered your manager, you are in the minority! That’s right: Recent research found that 64% of respondents would trust a robot more than they trust their manager.