Tag: Technology

5 Signs Showing it’s High Time to Change Your Online Office Tools Stack

In today’s business world, online office tools dictate the growth and success of many, if not all, companies, hence the need to keep them up to date. Technology is constantly evolving, so your information technology team needs to reevaluate your organization’s online infrastructure regularly.  This process can be tiresome because it is continuous, but there […]

The Future of Video Conferencing at Work Lies in Increasing Engagement, Not VR

Virtual reality (VR) has enjoyed status as “the next big thing” in technology since the movie The Lawnmower Man some 25 years ago. While some believed VR would eventually permeate every form of online communication, even business communication, this is not yet a reality. A variety of consumer VR systems hit the market—mostly within the […]

How New Technology is Changing Enterprise L&D

The drastic shifts brought on by COVID have underscored the need for organizations to provide ongoing career development opportunities to adjust to the changing times and remote workforce. Providing learning opportunities to keep employee talent ahead of the curve is imperative to retention. However, roughly 75% of the global enterprise learning spend is wasted, according […]

How Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is Poised to Help With the Labor Shortage

With companies around the globe struggling to find staff, could the time be ripe for an explosion in RPA? What kinds of solutions can this technology offer, and what does it mean for workers and employers long term? What’s Going On With the Labor Market? It’s no secret that the labor market, both in the […]

Faces of HR: For Deb LaMere, Staying Outside of Your Comfort Zone Leads to Success

In college, Deb LaMere knew that she wanted to help people, which is why she initially intended to pursue a career in medicine. Along her college journey, however, she segued into business with an emphasis in human resources. At this time, LaMere knew that she wanted to make an impact and how she could do […]

Top 3 Most Impactful Technologies for HR in a Hybrid Work Model

COVID-19 caused much of the labor force to suddenly switch to remote work, transforming the traditional workplace as we know it. One study found that only 15% of those employed pre-COVID-19 worked from home; the number of these workers ballooned after the pandemic by an additional 35%, indicating that fully half of the employed labor […]

The New Age of Workplace Communication Could Be Instant Messaging

Before the mid-1990s, e-mail was a relative novelty in office communication. Today, of course, it’s perhaps the most prevalent medium for colleagues to communicate back and forth. Although it’s been the main method of communication for just a few decades, there are signs employees are increasingly looking to alternative forms of communication for collaborating with […]

Hackers Bribing Employees, Vendors to Deploy Ransomware

With ransomware attacks up by more than 150% in the first half of 2021, there seems to be no limit to the methods criminal hackers will use to deploy ransomware or otherwise cause cyber mayhem. Their latest trick: hiring your employees and vendors to help them. Employees Tempted with a Cut of the Haul Hackers […]

Training Teams by Summiting Everest: Using VR Technology for Team Building & Talent Retention

As businesses navigated an unprecedented global pandemic, many were happy just to survive. Now, in a post-lockdown environment, companies are ready to grow again. They are ready to reach new customers while providing an even better experience for their existing users, allowing more people to enjoy their products, services, and platforms. In short, they are […]

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An Asset, Not a Threat: Talent Technology’s Importance in Recruiting Today

Naturally, when a new set of technologies emerges within an industry, we can feel threatened by the implications. The first set of reactions tend to focus on jobs being “replaced” or technology taking away that human element. Companies that embrace technology to complement recruiting efforts will be best positioned to attract and retain top talent […]