Talent Acquisition

How industry leaders are changing the landscape of talent acquisition

See how industry leaders: Kaiser Permanente, Aflac and IBM are contributing to changes in talent acquisition. Warren Buffett once said, “In business, I look for economic castles protected by unbreachable moats.” In today’s business economy arguably the strongest moat fortifying great companies is the concept of talent. To gain insight into how the landscape of […]

General HR

4 Ways to choose the best HR conference for you

If you’re like me, you probably get invites to various HR conferences several times a year, either as a delegate or a speaker. As senior leaders, we tend to have our favorite events, which become more of an annual tradition. You know, those conferences we recommend to our teams, and the ones we look forward […]

General HR

2016 IBM HR Summit Boston: Registration Now Open

Calling all HR professionals! Are you ready to be a part of the HR Revolution? As the Human Resources practice and profession goes through the largest historic transformation to date, are you equipped to embrace the next big chapter? Well, help is at hand as we #PowerUpHR at this year’s 2016 IBM HR summit on […]

Is Your Workforce Ready for Cognitive HR?

Cognitive technology is here. Are you ready for it? Is your workforce?  Cognitive technology refers to machines that understand, learn, and reason as they interact with humans using natural language. This technology holds tremendous promise for helping solve vexing societal problems and bringing new levels of efficiencies and effectiveness to many areas of our lives. […]

20 People Analytics Case Studies – Part 2

Last time in Part 1, I compiled ten people analytics case studies from the likes of Google, Cisco, Shell, Nielsen and Microsoft. Ten more stories follow here. Collectively, they should provide a combination of learning and inspiration to those looking to embark on their own journeys in this burgeoning area of HR. Here’s this week’s ten… IBM IBM is […]

Predictive HR Analytics (In Plain English)

Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research, Blogger at upstartHR, Co-Founder of HRevolution and Podcast Host at “We’re Only Human” If this topic is one that you’d love to dive into in more detail on, you should definitely check out the upcoming IBM HR Summit, where HR analytics will be a key part of the […]

Why We’re Going to the IBM HR Summit #PowerUpHR

There are more than 1,000 HR conferences each year in North America. I know because HRmarketer monitors all of them. Why are there so many? Despite the rising costs and hassles of traveling and the growth in “virtual” events, people still value the face-to-face interactions that only a physical presence at a conference can deliver. […]

20 People Analytics Case Studies – Part 1

In the not too distant future, analytics will become a core component of HR’s standard practice. I’ve seen at first hand over the last 12 months that interest levels in people analytics are soaring. Adoption levels, though rising, are not increasing at anywhere near the same level. In my view the primary reason for this […]

Can’t Sleep? 3 Topics that keep HR Executives up at Night

Join me in Boston at the IBM HR Summit from the 6-8 September, as I lead an executive panel discussion themed around the challenges that HR leaders and executives are facing and the real pain points that keep them up at night. Click here to learn more. With a deep rooted background in Industrial and […]

UK Ministry of Defense Digs Deep to Discover Hidden Cyber Talent

The UK Ministry of Defense has created a bespoke test designed to identify military personnel with an aptitude for cyber work. The Defense Cyber Aptitude Test, or DCAT, has been produced in collaboration with IBM. It aims to seek out armed forces personnel who have a particular skill for cyber work. The DCAT enhances the […]

How H&R Block has transformed their hiring process

When you have to hire over 80,000 employees every tax season, you learn a thing or two about effective recruiting. One of the most important things H&R Block, the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, has learned is not to get comfortable in its recruitment practices. Year after year our company re-examines and evolves those […]

How ATB Financial creates a culture of success

At ATB Financial, we don’t have a Human Resources department. Instead, we have a People and Culture department. This is not just a matter of semantics – the name indicates our commitment to making ATB one of the most desirable and engaging places to work. A big part of achieving this goal is our use […]

Compliance is not the enemy of candidate experience

The word “compliance” sends shivers down many recruiters’ spines, conjuring up images of road blocks, swampy marshes and red tape. They fear that compliance will mean the death of a positive candidate experience. As the webcast “Candidate Experience & Compliance” makes clear, however, this doesn’t have to be the case. Here are five takeaways from […]