HR Innovation

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 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 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 more

Rewriting the Rules of HR and Embracing Technology

Written by Louise Raisbeck | February 13, 2019 | Diversity and Inclusion, HR Innovation, Skills...

With more than 25 sessions dedicated to HR topics at the Think 2019 conference this week, where do you begin? Many talent acquisition and management executives started at yesterday’s HR Exchange. They heard from a number of industry experts and HR executives who have rewritten the rules and embraced technology to acquire and retain the more

12 HR Predictions for 2019

Written by Amit Sidhpura | January 31, 2019 | HR and AI, HR Innovation, Skills...

AI in HR was one of the hottest topics of 2018, and it’s likely to dominate again in 2019. I asked several HR analysts and thought leaders what they think this year will hold – AI came up several times, as did personalized experiences, skills development, and inclusion. Predicting the future isn’t easy, but when more

Do You Have an Innovative HR Culture? What If You Don’t?

Written by Chris Havrilla | December 3, 2018 | HR Innovation, Smarter Workforce

What really is an “innovation culture”? The Wall Street Journal and the Harvard Business Review are telling your leaders to “use their culture” to improve talent management and drive innovation. Yet, culture can be like the Supreme Court justice who stated, “I can’t define pornography, but I know it when I see it.” Everyone thinks more

What Is HR Innovation? Beyond the Buzzword

Written by Chris Havrilla | September 17, 2018 | HR Innovation, Smarter Workforce

Everyone is buzzing about “HR innovation” as the next big key to success. Innovation is simply the introduction of something new. But like most “simple” things we have managed to make it as complicated and cloudy as possible, thus making it the perfect catchall terminology to sound like something big, bold, and game-changing has happened more

Resolving Data Privacy Dilemmas in HR Analytics

Written by Nigel Guenole | June 25, 2018 | HR Innovation, Smarter Workforce

HR professionals frequently confront moral and ethical dilemmas. The ever-increasing abundance of data can contribute to such dilemmas, while advancing analytics capabilities are not providing the answers. While organizations are keen to leverage employee information for HR analytics in ways that yield the most benefit for the business, employees might prefer to keep their data more