Skills

Diane Gherson on the digital transformation of HR

Written by Dan Cheuvront | September 27, 2019 | HR Innovation, Skills, Smarter Workforce...

This story is part of Talent Pioneers, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of HR. For most of her professional life, Diane Gherson has dealt with both the pros and cons of how technology can impact people’s lives. With a U.S. patent in the field of predictive analytics, she is a leading ...read more


It’s for real: debunking the skills gap myth

Written by Dan Cheuvront | September 25, 2019 | HR and AI, HR Innovation, Skills...

A recent IBM Institute for Business Value study revealed that there are nearly 120 million – yes million – workers in the world’s 12 largest economies that may need to be re-skilled to keep up with a growing number of workplace process changes presented by AI and intelligent automation. As companies shift processes to take advantage ...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


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


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


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 ...read more