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5 Leading Talent Acquisition Trends Taking Storm in 2024

It’s hard to believe that 2023 is nearly over, marking now as the time when HR professionals and organizational leaders should start planning for the next year, including their plans for talent acquisition. The work and hiring landscape is rapidly evolving, especially following the pandemic and the Great Resignation. Today’s job seekers bring a wealth […]

Virtual Reality Is the Future of Employee Training

From operating an oil rig in the middle of the ocean to active shooter drills, much of the cost, complexity, and danger in training can be reduced or eliminated by incorporating virtual reality (VR) technology. Traditional training methods require classrooms with paid instructors, equipment, learning tools, and occasionally travel expenses. Most companies simply don’t have […]

How Technology Can Address the Growing Safety Concerns of Frontline Workers

There’s a serious disconnect in the frontline workspace. Many businesses are unaware that over 58% of employees believe the risk of being physically harmed on the job is rising. Additionally, 40% of them reported an increase in concerns about personal safety just in the last year. They no longer feel safe.  There are a few reasons that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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5 Ways Virtual Reality Will Drastically Change HR

You may not immediately think of virtual reality (VR) as something to assist Human Resources (HR) professionals. VR first came into the mainstream primarily as an entertainment technology that brings people into immersive worlds for gameplay and fun. As you’ll soon see, it has impressive potential in the HR sector.

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Is On-the-Job Training the New Graduate Degree?

It’s impossible for educational institutions these days to stay on top of continuing advancements in technology to ensure employees are able to hit the ground running when they land their first jobs.

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White-Collar Applications for Virtual and Augmented Reality

Virtual reality (VR) was once thought of by many as a tool primarily for recreation, entertainment, and gaming. But as the technology has improved and the marketplace has become more familiar and comfortable with it, the potential value of VR and the related augmented reality (AR) to the broader economy has become more apparent.

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A Comprehensive Checklist of What VR Training Must Include

Research and statistics show that virtual reality (VR) in corporate training will reach a value of $2.8 billion by 2023 and that VR has several benefits for the learning and development (L&D) industry. But if you want your employees to experience those benefits from your VR learning initiatives, there are five essential elements you must […]