Skills

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


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 ...read more


How HR and Security Professionals Can Join Forces to Fix the Cyber Skills Shortage

Written by Jeff Labrador | December 18, 2018 | Skills, Smarter Workforce, Talent Acquisition

Cybersecurity talent is in short supply and it’s set to get worse. According to The Wall Street Journal, there could be 1.8 million unfilled cybersecurity roles by 2022. Without the right talent in this critical protection role, organizations are at risk. HR professionals can help by working closely with their security colleagues to help fix ...read more


Six Questions to Evaluate Data Quality for Career Pathing

Written by Rachel Brown | September 12, 2018 | Skills, Smarter Workforce

We’ve all heard the phrase garbage in, garbage out, but is HR data really that bad? With the breakneck speed of ever-evolving job and skills requirements and growing responsibilities across the HR function, most of us don’t have the time to do all the things we would like to do. Postponing projects isn’t a result ...read more