Chris Havrilla on embracing new technology and harnessing people power

Written by Dan Cheuvront | August 29, 2019 | Candidate Experience, HR and AI, HR Innovation...

This story is part of Talent Pioneers, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of HR. Chris Havrilla possesses a unique blend of technical, leadership, and interpersonal skills. In 1988, she earned an MIS degree with a concentration in artificial intelligence – before it was even a thing. Her peers describe her as ...read more


Joanna Daly discusses how HR has evolved and how to adapt

Written by Dan Cheuvront | August 23, 2019 | Candidate Experience, Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Experience...

This story is part of Talent Pioneers, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of HR. Perhaps it’s all of her international travel that has made Joanna Daly rethink boundaries to be less about constraints and more about opportunities. In the world of IBM HR, where technologies such as artificial intelligence are pushing ...read more


Ben Eubanks shares why AI in HR isn’t just about automation

Written by Amit Sidhpura | August 12, 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.   You can safely say that Ben Eubanks is a new generation of HR expert – someone who infuses social media with real life, who balances personal and professional with ease. Why? Because it’s been his life, ...read more


Five reasons AI can be an HR gamechanger

Written by Sheri Feinzig | July 9, 2019 | Employee Experience, HR and AI, Skills...

Wondering what artificial intelligence (AI) could do for your HR department? The IBM Smarter Workforce Institute has some suggestions. We interviewed 20 of IBM’s HR leaders responsible for bringing AI to HR to understand their experiences and to help other HR teams on their journey. Here are the top five reasons we identified for implementing AI ...read more


What makes a great candidate experience?

Written by Haiyan Zhang | June 25, 2019 | Candidate Experience, HR and AI, Smarter Workforce

Candidate experience is more than a ‘nice to have.’ How people feel about their hiring experience can affect their decision to accept a job offer and become a customer of the company. Given these insights, it’s no wonder that so many hiring companies are seeking ways to improve their candidates’ experience. So, what makes for ...read more


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