The Future of HR in 2016

What are the trends in HR that will likely affect how companies plan their business strategy in 2016? We hear terms like personalization, collaboration, open systems, analytics adoption and more. I asked several of my Smarter Workforce leaders to share their predictions on important HCM trends in the coming year. Read what they think 2016 […]

The Power of Thanks

Even as the US gears up to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, I am reminded of this quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in […]

9 Steps to Building a More Agile Organization

Flexibility and openness to change are key attributes for success in today’s rapidly changing world. As individuals, we need to be able to reinvent ourselves on the fly, updating skills and being in a mode of constant learning to meet the challenges we face. Individuals who are able to overcome challenge and get through hard […]

Opening Up New Possibilities in HR

With constant and rapid change prevalent in today’s business world throwing new workforce-related challenges at organizations, the HR function must continuously reinvent itself to meet these challenges. HR technology plays no small role in aiding this, making this one of the most vibrant and active software and services markets today. Click here to read more.

Cloud And Analytics Usher In A New Era Of HR

Human Resources professionals have gathered significant amounts of data for years. What’s changed recently? Technology now allows them to analyze that information and use the insights gained to make better, more strategic decisions for their organizations. Organizations want HR technology providers to work together and develop solutions to get the most out of their investments. […]

Independent workers and engagement levels

Most organizations today employ a number of independent workers (or contractors, freelancers, or consultants). One of the main reasons companies use these workers is that it’s an easy way to fill positions that are needed for a specific period, offering flexibility in terms of talent requirements and a way to keep costs down. At the […]

The Millennials: Entitled? Job hoppers? We Think Not.

Do you know what distinguishes Millennials from other generations? Lots of research and information has been pumped out over the last few years to define (and sometimes decry) the differences. Read what Debbie Landers has to say about Millennials in the workplace.