Smarter Workforce

Adverse Impact Analysis: Common challenges and possible solutions

Written by Nigel Guenole and others | April 1, 2019 | Diversity and Inclusion, Smarter Workforce

Dr. Jane Wu and Dr. Sheri Feinzig also contributed to this article. Adverse impact is a critical consideration when making decisions about employees. Anyone using tools to assist with decisions – whether traditional assessment methods or newer technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) – needs to understand what adverse impact is, how to measure it, ...read more


Myths and Facts: AI Is Not Just for Techies

Written by Mariana Saintive Sousa | March 6, 2019 | HR and AI, Smarter Workforce

This is the first in a series of articles about AI myths and facts, and their impact on HR. 2019 marks 11 years since I received my first human resources certification from a global accredited HR professional society. I have learned a lot since then, but I never expected artificial intelligence (AI) would be part ...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


Six Most Popular Smarter Workforce Stories of 2018

Written by Tracy Sullivan | January 28, 2019 | Diversity and Inclusion, HR and AI, Smarter Workforce...

What stories were you, our Smarter Workforce readers, spending time with in 2018? Apparently, you are a well-rounded group because topics across the HR spectrum caught your interest. You made all of our authors feel the love. That’s what we like about you. Based on our calculations, here are the most popular stories published on ...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


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 ...read more


Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Employee Development

Written by Elizebeth Varghese | November 1, 2018 | HR and AI, Smarter Workforce

It’s no secret that technological change is causing unprecedented disruption in the business world — but the question for HR professionals remains: What do you do about it? How can you ensure that your employees stay perennially up-to-speed so your organization remains competitive? Artificial intelligence has re-positioned HR to the front lines as a driver ...read more


How AI Can Help Shed Bias Baggage and Where to Start in HR

Written by Barrett Richardson | October 29, 2018 | Diversity and Inclusion, HR and AI, Smarter Workforce

It’s hard to go to an HR conference these days and not hear about AI, diversity, or bias — or all of the above! Some people are worried that AI will take their jobs. I say AI can help people do their jobs – and avoid introducing bias in the process. Right now, HR professionals ...read more