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Category Archive for:   Trends in HR

In Trends in HR the HR Trend Institute publishes articles about trends in HR (Human Resources Management). Annual highlight is an article with the most prominent trends that are expected in the next year (Like: “10 HR trends for 2017”). The HR Trend Institute detects, follows and encourages trends in the domain of people and organisations and in related areas. The articles about HR Trends can be broad, covering trends in a specific area like HR Operations, or highlight a neat innovative example in an HR practice. The HR Trend Institute wants to inspire the readers with examples they can use to improve the impact of HR in their organisations.

09-25-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Picture 1: Staffing teams   Picture 2: A typical recruitment process as possible today   On Wednesday September 27, I will conduct a webinar titled “HR Trends and the implications for Recruitment“. In my preparation, I made two pictures I would like to share with you. Recruiting: making sure the required capabilities are accessible There […]

09-21-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Training and development opportunities are always high on the list of people, when they are judging current and future employment. XS2Talent, a Dutch company, has designed a nice innovative solution, that helps to position lifelong learning  better to employees, and make it more attractive as well. Currently the solution works in The Netherlands only, as […]

09-18-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Jennifer Gladstone  |  Published in Trends in HR

As hiring volumes increase and the field continues to evolve, HR managers in the United States face unique challenges. Currently, HR technologies and strategies are being employed that will alter the industry, and as hiring volume is expected to increase almost 60% in 2017, it is crucial that professionals be at the forefront of hiring […]

09-11-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

From fixed jobs to flexible jobs to skill pools The slow shift has been going on for years now. The Tayloristic organisation, where everybody has a clearly defined and assigned job, often does not work so well. Especially when the assignments are not so clearly defined, more flexibility is required. The jobs become more flexible, […]

09-4-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

HR Tech is moving, but not as fast as it could. Tom Haak gave a presentation at the HR Tech Tank in Amsterdam. This is a summary of what he presented. HR Tech Tank Andrei Majewski of HR Tech Tank kindly asked me to give a short presentation at the HR Tech Tank Meeting that took […]

08-21-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Josh Millet  |  Published in Trends in HR

Technology giant Google recently found itself embroiled in a controversy over accusations of bias in their hiring process. Without rehashing the situation, the short version is that the company faced some debate about preferential treatment towards specific demographics and diversity. The validity of the argument is a story for another time and place, but it […]

08-17-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Robert Grover  |  Published in Trends in HR

The potential of the Employee Experience concept In 2015, Airbnb announced that they were appointing a Global Head of Employee Experience. The following year, the company topped Glassdoor’s list of the 50 Best Places to Work. Today, a Google search for the term “employee experience” will yield results from several organisations with formalised employee experience […]

08-14-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

The main objective of succession management today is to give the Supervisory Board comfort If you talk to CEO’s and CHRO’s of large organisations, succession management always is a high priority. And it has been for many years. Also, supervisory boards put succession management high on their agenda, as the composition of the top team […]

08-10-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Kevin Nelson  |  Published in Trends in HR

Among the top, most key components to having a successful learning institution is having a well-qualified and committed workforce, irrespective of where they work. That means from the cooks, the security personnel, janitors, to the administration, lecturers, and coaches. Academic institutions are like a machine, it can only perform efficiently and sufficiently when all individual […]

08-7-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

When I started working, in 1982, HR did not really exist. We were called Personnel Managers. Probably I just started working in the period that personnel management started to gain importance, and management and personnel professionals became aware that organisations could benefit from a more strategic and structured approach to people management. In my working […]