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Myths and Facts: AI Is Not Just for Techies

By Mariana Saintive Sousa
HR professionals are not typically known for being data confident. But this should not prevent us from engaging more fully in the AI conversation.

Rewriting the Rules of HR and Embracing Technology

by Louise Raisbeck
HR Exchange at Think 2019 featured industry experts and HR executives who have rewritten the rules and embraced technology to acquire and retain the best people.

12 HR Predictions for 2019

by Amit Sidhpura
Predictions from more than a dozen HR industry watchers on what will be different (or the same) in 2019.

Six Most Popular Smarter Workforce Stories of 2018

By Tracy Sullivan
What stories were you, our Smarter Workforce readers, spending time with in 2018?

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

By Jeff Labrador, Ph.D.
Cybersecurity talent is in short supply and it’s set to get worse. Without the right talent in this critical protection role, organizations are at risk.

Do You Have an Innovative HR Culture? What If You Don’t?

By Chris Havrilla
How you can define and own your organization's culture so that you can recruit, develop, and manage talent who will flourish in it. 

Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Employee Development

By Elizebeth Varghese
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 AI Can Help Shed Bias Baggage and Where to Start in HR

By Barrett Richardson
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.

The Same Old (And New) Candidate Experience Story

By Kevin Grossman
The candidate experience research reports are great, but it’s the same old story. So, what’s new and fresh?

What Is HR Innovation? Beyond the Buzzword

By Chris Havrilla
The HR function is at serious risk of becoming purely transactional and irrelevant because business leaders are not seeing value. Part one of a three-part series.

Six Questions to Evaluate Data Quality for Career Pathing

By Rachel Brown
We’ve all heard the phrase garbage in, garbage out, but is HR data really that bad? 

Three Immediate Steps to Prepare for AI in HR

By Nigel Guenole
To promote fair candidate hiring decisions, emerging methods for talent assessments should be evaluated with same standards as traditional ones.

Resolving Data Privacy Dilemmas in HR Analytics

By Nigel Guenole
HR professionals frequently confront moral and ethical dilemmas. Advancing HR analytics capabilities are not providing the answers.

Three Critical Considerations for Evaluating Talent Assessments Today

By Kevin Impelman
With the rise of machine learning/AI capabilities and increased attention on the candidate experience, new, technologically-driven selection talent selection methods are emerging. 

HR Transformation: It’s All About the Skills

By Chris Lamb
Mitigate the risk of an HR transformation project by focusing your investment on well-defined and current skills needed for your industry.  

Hidden in Plain Sight: Revealing Career Development Opportunities with AI

by Benoit Hardy-Vallée
To retain top talent and ensure fulfillment of jobs and skills, it’s time to put more emphasis on internal talent mobility. The latest Smarter Workforce Institute research shows that HR professionals see immense potential to use AI to drive increased internal mobility. Ninety-two percent expect AI solutions to deliver a better match between people skills and the right job, and 89 percent say it will provide a better experience for employees looking for new internal opportunities.

An AI solution can deliver a direct channel for employees who want growth or change.

Smarter Workforce Institute

Latest research

Making Moves: Internal Career Mobility and the Role of AI

Talent mobility insights and an exploration of the role that AI is playing today and could play in the future.

Four Essential Steps for Evaluating Assessments in the Age of Big Data and AI

An overview of testing in talent acquisition and four specific guidelines for assessment practitioners evaluating new selection methods.

The Financial Impact of a Positive Employee Experience

Analysis of the relationship between employee experience and an organization’s financial outcomes.

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