A Look Ahead at Leadership 2016 / 2017: Redefining Leadership

Leading others in the new world of work looks profoundly different from managing employees in previous decades[1]. New generations entering the workforce pose major challenges for those in leadership positions holding on to outdated management styles and hierarchical position thinking. The impact of an open talent economy, the power of social networks, and increased access […]

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A Look at Solution Providers & Technology 2016 / 2017: Powering Personal Productivity & Enabling Employee Experience

As Josh Bersin recently noted, the HR software market is reinventing itself. Mobile apps, analytics, video, and a focus on team-centric management are driving disruptive change throughout the industry.[1] This follows his observation that the way organizations manage, lead, and organize themselves is also undergoing radical change.[2] These transformations are altering the fundamental roles and […]

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A Look Ahead at People Analytics 2016 / 2017: Enabling Organizational & Financial Health

Results from Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 survey showed that 32 percent of the global organizations surveyed feel “ready” or “somewhat ready” for people analytics (+8 percentage year over year).[1] Among those same organizations, 77 percent think people analytics is “important” or “very important.” While the increase in the former case may look promising, […]

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A Look Ahead at Talent Acquisition 2016 / 2017: Navigating a Complex Function & an Explosive Technology Landscape

Not worried about finding employees? Maybe you should be—68 percent of 3,314 HR leaders surveyed are struggling to recruit full-time employees across all industries in the United States.[1] In addition, 72 percent of global CEOs are concerned about the availability of employees with key skills, especially since 48 percent are planning to increase headcount in […]

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