Building the Four Pillars to Support a Positive Employee Experience

Some aspects of employee experience, such as recruiting and onboarding experiences, are temporary, but other touchpoints can span an employee’s entire employment life cycle and color his or her total experience with an organization. Four elements in particular—the HR operating model, technology, people analytics, and the physical workplace—serve as foundational pillars that underlie and permeate […]

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Prediction 8: HR’s digitization focus will shift from automating processes to improving productivity.

It’s time for HR to refocus its digitalization efforts. The long-standing focus on automating functional processes needs to be redirected toward achieving business goals. The game-changing digitalization initiatives of tomorrow will enhance employee productivity and engagement and support the need for ever-higher levels of collaboration and innovation. Two imperatives lurk behind this radical shift in […]

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Potential Productivity Providers

Last month the New York Times wrote about some of the challenges economists are facing in explaining recent wage growth.[1] While traditionally tied to productivity, wage growth has outpaced productivity recently but is still relatively low by historical measures.[2] The writer concludes: “The real mystery isn’t why wage growth is so low, but why productivity […]

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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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