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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 […]

04-18-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Last week I was interviewed for a Dutch radio station, about the future of work. The program was considering the future of work: what are promising jobs for the future, what are future-proof skills and what is the best advice you can give to your children with respect to their studies and career choices. Some considerations […]

04-10-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Talent Management Trends End 2015 we published our article “10 Talent Management Trends for 2016“. Most of these trends are still very actual. In this article, we want to focus on number 9: internal and external talent pools are considered. Internal and External talent pools are considered The focus of talent management in organisations is […]

04-3-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

HR tends to make things too complicated. Four ways to keep it simple in HR. Keep your HR team small Once upon a time I had the luck to lead an HR top team. A small corporate team with five people. All A-players, with the ability to get high quality work done, and looking at […]

03-27-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

In our list “11 HR Trends for 2016”, published end 2015, number one on the list was “HR embraces Agile”. And indeed, agile is now visible everywhere, also in HR. Recently we were in contact with some HR teams, who were looking for support with the implementation of agile in HR.  Sometimes I get the […]

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 […]

02-25-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

Tom Haak, of the HR trend Institute, was interviewed by Christa Sterling for the Expert Interview Series of CCSU Continuing Education. You can find the interview here. Three questions and Tom’s answers out of the longer interview:   What is having the biggest impact on the profession today? The opportunities created by technology have the […]

02-20-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

HR operations has been highly undervalued. The last years we have seen an upgrade of HR Operations that will continue in 2017. Most likely HR can add most value in the HR operations area. The requirements for the people in HR operations are different though, and probably we need a new breed of HR professionals […]

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 […]

02-2-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Employer Branding is changing fast. Seven trends we see. Purpose/ purpose/ purpose In the last years is has become more important for organisations to have a clear and compelling purpose. Future and current employees more and more are looking for organisations that contribute to making the world a better place. As it is not so […]