Josh Bersin on why HR is now one of the most important professions in the world

Written by Ashley Patterson | June 17, 2019 | HR and AI, Smarter Workforce, Talent Pioneers

This story is part of Talent Pioneers, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of HR. Josh Bersin is an HR expert with a focus on technology, but when he advises companies facing critical issues, he often thinks about his adult children. They work for technology companies so he worries about their work-life ...read more


I-O, I-O, it’s off to work we go: How I-O psychology is driving AI success

Written by Louise Raisbeck | June 13, 2019 | HR and AI, Smarter Workforce

The benefits of adopting artificial intelligence (AI) in HR are significant, but there have also been some scary stories. Setting scary stories aside, it’s only natural to be hesitant about bringing in new technologies. However, there is one critical action you can take to support your success. Hint: It’s not about computing power, it’s about ...read more


Internal Mobility: Achieving a Win-Win for Your Organization and Employees

Written by Rado Nikolov | May 20, 2019 | Internal Mobility, Skills

The global talent shortage is considered to be the top emerging risk that organizations are facing today. Acquiring enough skilled workers through recruiting continues to get more difficult and expensive. Considering this continuing trend, what can HR leaders do to help their organizations reliably meet their talent and skill needs moving forward? A good option ...read more


Citizens Bank’s head of talent management says skills will be the currency of the future

Written by Ashley Patterson | May 15, 2019 | HR and AI, Skills, Talent Pioneers

This story is part of Talent Pioneers, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of HR. John Ferguson’s approach to HR at Citizens Bank was not shaped in the boardroom, but in space, on battlefields, and in his heart. It started early when he was a boy who wanted to be an astronaut. ...read more


Can these 10 new HR rules change the future of business?

Written by Ashley Patterson | May 6, 2019 | HR and AI, HR Innovation, Skills

We’re living in an era where businesses are transforming quicker than we can blink. New technologies like artificial intelligence are disrupting the way people work and live. And surviving and thriving in midst of all this change can be tricky for organizations. It’s a wild world out there and the simple truth is that some ...read more


H&R Block’s director of talent acquisition believes strategic HR is critical for business success

Written by Ashley Patterson | May 6, 2019 | HR and AI, Talent Acquisition, Talent Pioneers

This story is part of Talent Pioneers, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of HR.  Some people might pick up a book if they want to learn about another culture. Or watch a PBS special. Or maybe just search Wikipedia. Instead, Shari Soper traveled to Bali to better understand Hindu culture — alone. ...read more


The Role for Assessments in a Tight Labor Market

Written by Nigel Guenole and others | May 3, 2019 | Skills, Talent Acquisition

Dr. James Longabaugh also contributed to this article. Assessments based upon rigor and sound science are generally a reliable and valid approach for identifying a qualified shortlist of candidates from a large talent pool. But, in today’s tight labor market, a large talent pool may be a rare luxury. When potential candidates are in short ...read more


Adverse Impact Analysis: Common challenges and possible solutions

Written by Nigel Guenole and others | April 1, 2019 | Diversity and Inclusion, Smarter Workforce

Dr. Jane Wu and Dr. Sheri Feinzig also contributed to this article. Adverse impact is a critical consideration when making decisions about employees. Anyone using tools to assist with decisions – whether traditional assessment methods or newer technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) – needs to understand what adverse impact is, how to measure it, ...read more


Myths and Facts: AI Is Not Just for Techies

Written by Mariana Saintive Sousa | March 6, 2019 | HR and AI, Smarter Workforce

This is the first in a series of articles about AI myths and facts, and their impact on HR. 2019 marks 11 years since I received my first human resources certification from a global accredited HR professional society. I have learned a lot since then, but I never expected artificial intelligence (AI) would be part ...read more