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05-25-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

Kevin Schuurmans, of Fresh Forces, recently started a podcast, called “Frisse Podcast” (Fresh Podcast). In episode 2 he interviews Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute. In 47 minutes various subjects are covered, as guerrilla HR, the power of artificial intelligence, people analytics and the importance of experimenting. You can listen to the podcast (in […]

05-22-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Blog

The multinational looking for the “ultimate solution” At the end of last year, I was visiting a medium-sized Dutch multinational. The HR Director told me that they were finally implementing a global HR information system. After deliberating and studying for a year and a half, comparing the different providers, negotiating heavily through the Purchasing Department, […]

05-18-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

On June 28, 2017, a symposium about ‘The Future of HR” will take place at the University of Applied Sciences in Zwolle. Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute will give a keynote. The program will be in Dutch. Please find below more information in Dutch. —————————————————————————————————————– NVP Overijssel organiseert in samenwerking met Hogeschool Windesheim […]

05-17-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

On June 20, 2017, the HR Community organises an HR Tech Event in Amsterdam. The 1/2 day event, in the great location B-Amsterdam, is a good opportunity to learn more about HR- Tech, and how you can use creative/innovative HR Tech solutions to increase your impact and be more effective. Tom Haak, of the HR Trend […]

05-16-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

On June 1, 2017, Teneo organises an HR Nordic Breakfast in Helsinki.The HR Nordic Breakfasts gather a limited number of HR leaders and senior HR professionals from various industries who share the same passion for strategy, technology and innovation. The theme of the meeting: “Increasing the impact of HR with people analytics”. The session will […]

05-11-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Shero Hunkemoller Relatively late (apologies!) I picked up the trend to use personas in HR. Last year I heard a story of the CHRO of Hunkemoller , Anne Jaake, in which she explained how they used the Hunkemoller persona Shero to redesign HR at Hunkemoller. Since then, I have learned about several organisations that use personas to […]

05-11-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute bought an Elf emmit. On this clip you can see how he unboxes his new gadget. Synchronizing mind and body with the Elf emmit The Elf emmit is promoted as “Your mind & body assistant”. It claims to “improve focus, meditation and learning processes, while combating stress by […]

05-1-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Most HR practices are still very much focused on individuals. Today teams, and networks of teams and individuals, are increasingly important. Analysing organisational networks is an important skill for the HR professional, and it has become a lot easier with current technology. LinkedIn Maps In 2012 I had a lot of fun with LinkedIn Maps. […]

04-27-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

HR Innovation Day 2017 This years HR Innovation Day will take place on May 20, in Leipzig. The organisation is in the hands of Peter Wald, of HTWK Leipzig. As last year, the HR Trend Institute will be present. Tom Haak will give a keynote on “Artificial Intelligence: threat or opportunity for HR?”. On HR […]

04-26-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Illustrations: Studio Fee Overbeeke HR Trends for 2017: 10 HR trends for 2017 1: The Consumerisation of HR 2: Improving Performance Consulting 3: From Individuals to Networks of Teams 4: Man-Machine Collaboration 5: Algorithm Aversion 6: HR Operations in the Lift 7: Who owns the people data?  8: One size does not fit all 9: The […]