Despite plenty of scientific evidence that shows that psychometric assessments are a better predictor of performance than most other talent assessment methods, there is still a lot of confusion, myths and misconceptions around the use of talent assessments to effectively identify and select talent. In our online training course How to Use Assessments for Talent Identification, globally renowned psychologist, author, and entrepreneur, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic helps us break down some of these myths and misconceptions. In our bite-sized learning video below, Tomas gives an overview of how we might determine what makes for a good assessment.Read More
There is a lot of hype around AI and HR, but what does it really mean for HR? How is the use of machine learning and other AI techniques impacting the vendor landscape and what are some of the main trends that HR will need to adopt to succeed in a world of digital transformation?
These were the topics that Ian Bailie discussed when he was invited recently to speak at the &NOW conference in Turkey in May. We have included the full video of his keynote presentation in this blog post as well as some of the key points from his talk.Read More
We hear a lot about digital transformation in HR, but how do you achieve this in partnership with the business rather than in isolation? That’s the topic of this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast.
The guest on this week’s podcast is Sharon Doherty, Chief People Officer at Finastra who until recently spent nearly six years at Vodafone as Global Organisation and People Development Director, where she led Vodafone's approach to Organisational Effectiveness, Resourcing, Talent, Capability, Diversity and Inclusion and Digital Transformation across 30 marketsRead More
In his collection of articles for March, David brings together a host of examples of how people analytics and data has become a core foundation of the reimagination of HR. There are the latest reports from IBM (on the impact of AI on D&I), McKinsey/MIT (on the revolution in performance management) and myHRfuture (on the HR Skills for the Future). The article of the month comes from Dave Ulrich, and there are other articles from the likes of Stacia Garr, Josh Bersin, Jordan Pettman, Dawn Klinghoffer, Katarina Berg and a must-watch video from Andy Spence on the role of Blockchain in HR.Read More
In their latest report Jonathan Ferrar, David Green and Ian Bailie analyse the skills and knowledge areas that HR professionals and their stakeholders consider to be critical to HR’s ability to adapt to a data-driven and digital age, and prepare their organisations for the future of work. The findings from their research has been published in our '2019 HR Skills of the Future' report.Read More
In this article, David assembles the conferences taking place in 2019 where people analytics, employee experience, HR technology and the future of the week are the dedicated or central theme. There are over 100 conferences chronologically ordered by date and featuring events taking place all over the world from Fiji to San Francisco, and from London to Auckland.Read More
The argument for proactively managing the customer experience of HR (CxHR) is clear: organisations who successfully deliver on the ‘moments that matter’ can positively influence employee engagement. For the more transactional interactions with HR services, HR should deliver an ‘effortless experience’. By removing friction from transactional processes, we can safeguard employee productivity and avoid damaging employee engagement. So how do we measure the customer experience of HR?Read More
HR needs a digital HR agenda that focuses on the few activities that generate the biggest business value in the new world of work. It also needs to change the way the function works, with an emphasis and focus on innovation. If not, HR is doomed to simply translate ‘digital HR’ as ‘a new HRIS’ – which is a high-risk undertaking, missing out on the great digital opportunities already on the table. In this blog post and short video, Volker Jacobs walks through the 9 areas that are critical in building a digital HR strategy.Read More
In this post, Megan Marie Butler examines the key findings from a recent report on the impact of artificial intelligence in HR, where the authors examine the challenges, current innovation process, and some of the vendors that are using AI to disrupt HR practices. The post examines the four areas of AI life-cycle management: operations, data generation, machine-learning and decision-making.Read More
For a long time the HR and recruitment function has struggled to attract the best and brightest talent. That said, we’ve been on the cusp of some exciting change for some time and right now feels like the inflection point. Specifically, there are three linked trends which make me bullish: The HR and recruitment function is not only experiencing a paradigm shift, but also a technological and a talent revolution at the same time.Read More