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

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 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 more

The Same Old (And New) Candidate Experience Story

Written by Kevin Grossman | October 25, 2018 | Smarter Workforce, Talent Acquisition

If I hear it one more time, I think I’m going to scream. This part: The research reports are great, but it’s the same old story. So, what’s new and fresh? The context of course being the Talent Board global candidate experience research. The overall data we capture, from pre-application to onboarding, hasn’t had significant 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

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 more

Making Moves Towards a Better Employee Experience

Written by Sheri Feinzig | August 6, 2018 | Internal Mobility, Smarter Workforce

“My boss sees my potential and is paving the way.” “What I’m doing is making a real difference.” For me, when those statements hold true, my working life is good. While not the only defining factors of my employee experience, knowing I have clear career development opportunities and meaning in my work make a real more

AI in HR: Have you started your journey?

Written by Sheri Feinzig | June 27, 2018 | HR and AI, Smarter Workforce

Cognitive. AI. Artificial Intelligence. Augmented Intelligence. If it seems like AI dominates today’s conversation, you would be right. It’s been featured prominently in the news, dominates the business pages, entire books are devoted to it, and even entire conferences. What does AI have to do with HR? According to our research, quite a bit. Whether 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