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All Posts Tagged:   HR Trends

03-21-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

The Employee Experience: four stories Make sure you have excellent people in recruitment. A friend of my oldest daughter recently approached on of the big four companies (let’s call them D.), with the question if there was a possibility to do the final research for her master’s degree at this company. The recruiter treated her […]

03-15-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Perry Oostdam  |  Published in Trends in HR

Trends come and go, but hiring should be optimised endlessly. The better you get at hiring, the more cohesive and successful your team will be! Are you keeping up with HR tech trends of the moment? Bookmark this list to read up on the top disruptions that HR is heading toward.  1. Collaborative Hiring First […]

03-6-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Treating employees as individuals and not as part of a group or segment is one of the most important long-term trends.  The way organisations deal with employees is still far behind the way organisations deal with clients, but there is movement. HR can learn a lot from marketing. Today most organisations still segment in simple […]

02-27-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

In 2014, we wrote (“9 emerging trends for 2015“) that privacy seems to be less of an issue. For 2017, our prediction is that there will be more discussions about privacy and data ownership. As part of their effort to improve people analytics, organisations are capturing more and more data of their employees. There are […]

02-13-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

What is Algorithm Aversion? People tend to trust human judgment over algorithms. Even when an algorithm consistently beats human judgment, people prefer to go with their gut. In 2014 Dietvorst, Simmons and Massey published an interesting article with the title: “Algorithm aversion: people erroneously avoid algorithms after seeing them err“. Through several studies they show […]

02-6-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Frank Roebroek  |  Published in Trends in HR

HR Shared Services and HR Operations have become a critical part of today’s successful HR organisations. The last decade many companies went through a major HR transformation program to establish an efficient set up. Usually this means for HR Shared Services the following set up: one single point of contact and contact centres, supported by […]

01-16-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Generally good people want to become better. It is not so easy to give relevant feedback to people who are already very good at what they are doing. Recently, performance management has got a somewhat negative connotation. Many organisations are revamping their performance management process. Earlier we argued that performance consulting (helping people to become […]

08-18-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Frank Roebroek  |  Published in Trends in HR

We know that high quality and direct feedback remains to be a key accelerator for people and team development. But we struggle to organize this effectively in organizations. How can new  technology in feedback tools help solve some of our struggles? What apps are Educational Institutions using to improve feedback? The development of leveraging technology […]

02-22-2016  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations. #5.003: Gamification in recruitment, The Shell Explorer Game Shell has developed a game called “The Shell Explorer Game”, designed by Ranj to help Shell recruit. The game is available on their career page. Potential employees are invited to tackle problem-solving […]

06-26-2015  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

A short video about the HR Trend Institute, kindly produced by partner Fresh Forces. The HR Trend Institute detects, follows and encourages smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations, and also in adjacent areas. Tom has a keen interest in organisations and service providers that use trends in a creative and innovative way. […]