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Discover the Sweet Spot for Cognitive HR

The use of cognitive computing or artificial intelligence in the field of human resources (HR) is receiving growing attention. While the more ‘tech-minded’ might already be eagerly exploring new cognitive solutions, many practitioners are likely taking a more measured approach and would welcome guidance about just when, where and how to best use cognitive applications […]

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Successful People Analytics – Ensure Employee Buy-In by Taking Data Privacy Preferences Seriously

“When your company does not trust you, why should you trust your company?” A responsible approach to using employee data for People Analytics initiatives should go beyond legalities. Acting according to existing laws is the minimum requirement, but implementing a successful People Analytics project also depends on the buy-in of your employees and that means […]

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Making Telework, Work: Insights from SIOP 2017

An IBM-convened panel at SIOP 2017 explored the benefits and challenges of remote working. With perspectives from academia as well as public and private sectors, the consistent message was that teleworking works, and that associated challenges can be managed with careful planning and communication. Academic research from the University of Guelph in Canada, highlighted the […]

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Moving Towards Continuous Listening – What the Future Holds

The traditional approach of annual or every other year employee opinion surveys is evolving. At this year’s SIOP conference, four organizations that have already moved towards a more continuous approach to listening to their employees shared their view on what the future holds. Joining panel chair Chris Lovato from IBM were speakers sharing perspectives from […]

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Join us at HR Summit Toronto on May 10th to Power Up HR!

There are four words that can change everything in your organization: Empower Greatness. Amplify Potential. These simple phrases represent far more than a minor shift in policies or a new way to do old things. It’s a mandate from the masses that the entire dynamic of the workplace has already changed.  It goes beyond free […]

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IBM Kenexa I-Os and AI Set Up Shop at SIOP 2017.

IBM I-O psychologists are taking a break from training Watson to attend SIOP 2017 later this month (25-29 April 2017, Orlando, Florida).  With a preconference workshop, posters, symposia and panel discussions on the agenda for IBMers, there is plenty of opportunity to talk about important I-O topics, including: Mobile assessments Cross-cultural measures of personality Job […]

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Embracing Fear and Opportunity: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Human Resources

Fear and opportunity are typically on the same spectrum, with calculated risk somewhere in between. In the latest episode of  Trends in Talent Management Podcast series, we met with Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst of Lighthouse Research and co-founder of HRevolution Movement, to discuss the impact of artificial intelligence on human resources (HR). Artificial or augmented […]

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The White Glove Treatment: Treating Candidates and Employees as Consumers

What’s your definition of employee experience?  Here’s mine: A place to pick up new skills, tackle engaging projects, and be surrounded by whip-smart peers who support and challenge me. So in the instances that the magic didn’t happen, the flame died, or the match never even got the chance to light, where did it go […]

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Explore the Potential of Cognitive HR for Employee Engagement at HRTechWorld Congress

“Unleash your people,” says the tagline for the HRTechWorld Congress, taking place in London on March 21-22. A great way of describing what cognitive HR has the potential to do: help discover employees’ true aspirations, skills and abilities and match them with opportunities within a company, resulting in higher employee engagement, which then delivers better […]

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