Talent Pioneers

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


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 ...read 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 ...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


Josh Bersin on why HR is now one of the most important professions in the world

Written by Ashley Patterson | June 17, 2019 | HR and AI, Smarter Workforce, Talent Pioneers

This story is part of Talent Pioneers, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of HR. Josh Bersin is an HR expert with a focus on technology, but when he advises companies facing critical issues, he often thinks about his adult children. They work for technology companies so he worries about their work-life ...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


H&R Block’s director of talent acquisition believes strategic HR is critical for business success

Written by Ashley Patterson | May 6, 2019 | HR and AI, Talent Acquisition, Talent Pioneers

This story is part of Talent Pioneers, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of HR.  Some people might pick up a book if they want to learn about another culture. Or watch a PBS special. Or maybe just search Wikipedia. Instead, Shari Soper traveled to Bali to better understand Hindu culture — alone. ...read more