There are a number of emerging technologies that will be coming to commercial reality in the next 3 to 5 years that are going to pose some interesting challenges to the world of Human Resources. This will be the first of several articles to discuss some of these amazing new technologies, that really do exist,
Just a quick FYI- Interesting Org redesign being done by Harvard Business Review. The survey to participate is here.
I always love to learn other languages, albeit those around me would say the word learn is probably very inaccurate! One of the fun aspects of studying a language is that it is often a window into their culture, their politics, and the realization that even when we think the world is small – there
John Boudreau and Janet Marler wrote a very interesting study that just got released that reviewed the academic research into HR Analytics, etc… and they came to some interesting conclusions. The primary conclusion is that even though there is a lot of activity on the public front, there appears to be very little academic research
The Cornell Center of Advanced HR Studies did a great study that was focused on small businesses and proving that good human capital practices grow revenue. Worth the read!
One of the more interesting pieces that people can get confused on is understanding that AI is capable of thinking in ways that we don’t understand. A great real world example of this is when Microsoft built an AI chatbot that was supposed to be able to have good “real” conversations with folks via Twitter.
CBInsights just published a very interesting article on HR Tech investing. The top part of the interviews come from HR Technology leaders (e.g. Bersin, Schwarz) but the bottom part is interviews with varying VC’s who are investing millions in the space. The quote that stood out to me was the one from Jeff Lieberman who said
The news came out a week ago that Hank Jackson, President of SHRM, is going to be retiring at the end of the year. He will have been the CEO of SHRM since 2010 – which is a very long time for Presidents, CEO’s etc.. Now the Board of Directors has to decide where to
For a totally fun post – Can you imagine having to recruit for the following jobs? What would your realistic job preview be for these? Cobra Feeder: Antenna Climber: Professional Subway Pusher:
I love getting the CB insights email newsletters. They are always informative, and just a wee bit irreverent (okay really irreverent). Aside from the edgy humor, they are more known for doing an amazing job tracking the world of Corporate transactions. I wanted to pass along this link to their really fun infographic tracking the HR