It’s the year 3022, and you’ve just applied for a new job as an engineer on a starship traveling to Mars. You submit your resume, and an algorithm selects you for an interview. You record video answers to the employer’s interview questions and upload them for a robot to review. Using software to review applicant […]
The shift to remote and hybrid work has put employees out of sight but, thanks to technology, not necessarily out of mind. Since the pandemic began, the use of employee monitoring software has leapfrogged by over 50% and, with hybrid work still the norm, shows little signs of receding. It’s not just the ubiquity of employee monitoring […]
Dave Carhart has been involved in the field of human resources (HR) for more than a decade. For our latest “Faces of HR” profile, we sat down with Dave to discuss how he got his start in the industry, his biggest influence, as well as his thoughts on trends and best practices for the HR […]
It is a good time to be a software engineer. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that between now and 2029, employment of engineers will grow at a rate five times that of other positions. With that much demand, it’s not surprising that hiring engineers is hard and likely to only get harder. However, […]
Gallup estimates that employee turnover can cost companies one-and-a-half to two times an employee’s annual salary—a conservative estimate for replacing the employee who leaves. To combat this employee attrition, many organizations try to implement effective onboarding initiatives.
We are unexpectedly in the middle of a new transformation in the way we work. It was always expected that by the end of 2021, nearly half of all global businesses would use robotic process automation (RPA), software “bots” that work side by side with humans and automate the manual, repetitive work we do. But […]
The modern workplace is full of complex technologies, whether they be mechanical, telecommunications, software, or others. For most companies, it’s not economical or efficient to develop such tools internally.
Believe it or not, there is no shortage of cynics when it comes to the view that men and women are paid differently, even when they’re producing work that is equal in both quality and impact.
When we talk about training in the business world, most people think immediately and primarily about training staff members. After all, the staff members are the ones creating products or providing services to customers. But what about training customers?
Does your organization have a formal employee recognition program? Do you also utilize peer-to-peer recognition? If not, are you considering doing so in the future?