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Trends in HR

21st, Mar 2017
Employee Experience
The Employee Experience: four stories Make sure you have excellent people in recruitment. A friend of my oldest daughter recently approached on of _
15th, Mar 2017
HR Tech
Trends come and go, but hiring should be optimised endlessly. The better you get at hiring, the more cohesive and successful your team _
13th, Mar 2017
the battle of the apps
One HR system or a mix of clever solutions? The amount of clever HR Tech solutions is increasing rapidly. The list of successful _
6th, Mar 2017
one size
Treating employees as individuals and not as part of a group or segment is one of the most important long-term trends.  The way _
27th, Feb 2017
people data
In 2014, we wrote (“9 emerging trends for 2015“) that privacy seems to be less of an issue. For 2017, our prediction is _
20th, Feb 2017
HR Operations
HR operations has been highly undervalued. The last years we have seen an upgrade of HR Operations that will continue in 2017. Most _
13th, Feb 2017
algorithm aversion
What is Algorithm Aversion? People tend to trust human judgment over algorithms. Even when an algorithm consistently beats human judgment, people prefer to _
6th, Feb 2017
HR Shared Services
HR Shared Services and HR Operations have become a critical part of today’s successful HR organisations. The last decade many companies went through _
2nd, Feb 2017
employer branding
Employer Branding is changing fast. Seven trends we see. Purpose/ purpose/ purpose In the last years is has become more important for organisations _
30th, Jan 2017
man-machine collaboration
Not Man* vs. Machine but Man AND Machine This morning Xing mailed me the link to an article with the title “Mensch oder _
23rd, Jan 2017
network of teams
In their article “Organizational Design: the rise of teams” McDowell et. al. describe how new shapes of organisations are emerging. From static hierarchical _
16th, Jan 2017
performance consulting
Generally good people want to become better. It is not so easy to give relevant feedback to people who are already very good _
9th, Jan 2017
Consumerisation
Employees are expecting an experience at work In her excellent article “Consumerization of HR: 10 trends companies will follow in 2016” Jeanne Meister _
5th, Jan 2017
business intelligence
The term Artificial Intelligence was originally used by a Stanford Professor John McCarthy more than 60 years ago, at what is now known _
4th, Jan 2017
lazy hr professionals
The Human Resources game has significantly changed in the recent years. These folks have really stepped up and expanded the opportunities provided to _
29th, Dec 2016
interview with Tom Haak
Natal Dank, of Southern Blue Consulting, recently had an interview with Tom Haak on hot HR trends for 2017. The interview was recorded _
23rd, Dec 2016
virtual reality in hr
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are booming and more and more organisations are leveraging this technology in HR to increase retention _
19th, Dec 2016
2017 consumer trends
Last week David Mattin, the global head of Trends & Insights of TrendWatching.com gave a briefing on some of the major consumer trends for _
12th, Dec 2016
Employee Recognition
Employee recognition programs, once considered a “nice” but non-essential component of human resources, have changed dramatically over the past five years. This shift _
5th, Dec 2016
Employee mood measurement
The traditional survey process Both at Philips Electronics and at KMPG, where I worked at the end of last century, I was involved _
29th, Nov 2016
Personality Testing
Until recently you had to complete a questionnaire to determine your personality profile. Today this is no longer necessary. Based on text you _
23rd, Nov 2016
HR Trends 2017
The last two years we published an overview of the HR trends of which we expected that they would have an impact on _
3rd, Oct 2016
mme moe
Last week we  interviewed Mark Lamont, CEO at mme moe. What is mme moe? How do you pronounce that? Mark: You pronounce mme _
23rd, Sep 2016
AI trends in HR
Spend half an hour checking out what people are writing online (especially in the business niche) and you will inevitably stumble across an _
12th, Sep 2016
HR Tech
The HR Trend Institute is building a catalogue of innovative and useful HR solutions. The focus will be on HR Tech. Out of _
30th, Aug 2016
HR Operations
With the fast changing HR software market towards HR apps, the HR function is confronted with new questions and challenges including a new _
24th, Aug 2016
Agile
Agile organizations adjust quickly to the changing customer demands and increasing competition. New HR App’s can help to increase the agility of your _
19th, Aug 2016
Trends in HR series: Trends in capabilities for HR Current HR Trends: a summary Trends in HR jobs Trends in Traineeships “HR Trends _
18th, Aug 2016
feedback
We know that high quality and direct feedback remains to be a key accelerator for people and team development. But we struggle to _
11th, Aug 2016
HR Trends
Trends in HR series: Trends in capabilities for HR Current HR Trends: a summary Trends in HR jobs Trends in Traineeships “HR Trends _
8th, Aug 2016
trends in capabilities for hr
Trends in HR series: Current HR Trends: a summary Trends in HR jobs Trends in Traineeships “HR Trends 2016: The list of Lists” _
27th, May 2016
Current HR Trends
Trends in HR series: Trends in HR jobs Trends in Traineeships “HR Trends 2016: The list of Lists” 10 major trends in HR _
4th, May 2016
Basic Architecture HR 2
For a client we drew a basic HR architecture that is becoming very common in larger organisations. Nothing revolutionary, but it helped in _
2nd, May 2016
Trends in HR Jobs 2
The world of people and work is changing. HR jobs are changing. This infographic gives an overview of trends in HR jobs. Some _
20th, Apr 2016
Trends in graduate recruitment
The HR Trend Institute spoke with Harmen van Nifterick, Bachelor student Business Administration at the Vrije University Amsterdam. Recently Harmen went on a _
11th, Apr 2016
Traineeships
In 1982 I started my career as a trainee. Philips Electronics wanted to hire some fresh forces for the personnel department and they _
23rd, Mar 2016
This infographic is a summary of the article: “HR Trends 2016: The list of Lists”.   Trends in HR series: 10 major trends _
29th, Feb 2016
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations. #5.004: Recruiting via Airbnb Havas Boondoggle is a _
22nd, Feb 2016
Shell Explorer Game
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations. #5.003: Gamification in recruitment, The Shell Explorer Game _
15th, Feb 2016
gravitational waves of organizations
Inspiration from space to find better ways to tap into the informal organization The discovery of the century was announced last week. Gravitational _
27th, Jan 2016
HR Trends Tone Analyzer
The Tone Analyzer Technology is a major driver for change in our society at large, but also more and more in organizations. Also _
25th, Jan 2016
Earlier this month I had an interesting conversation with Richard van der Zanden, VP HR Operations at Carlson Wagonlit. Richard and his team _
19th, Jan 2016
HR Trends Summary
From the book “Superforecasting: the art and science of prediction” I learned that people who are good forecasters become better if they interact _
5th, Jan 2016
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations. #2.004: Personal Productivity Tools Why? The technology of _
4th, Jan 2016
Shared Services
In many companies the HR function undergoes a major facelift in order to close the gap with current business requirements. A critical part _
8th, Dec 2015
Job Piling
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #1.004: Job Piling Why? In the good old _
1st, Dec 2015
HR Trends 2016
One year ago, on 29 November 2014, I published “9 emerging HR Trends for 2015”. Many of the trends I mentioned end 2014 _
27th, Nov 2015
HR Trends Fun in the Coolblue office
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #5.002: Fun in the office Why? Making fun _
26th, Nov 2015
Badges used in the Arcadis Global Shapers Program
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #5.001: Earn a badge! Why? Making fun is serious _
25th, Nov 2015
Talent can be everywhere
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #1.003: Talent everywhere! Why? The focus of talent management _
17th, Nov 2015
More movement in the office
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #6.001: Remove all but one waste baskets Why? Sitting _
11th, Nov 2015
Profile Tom Haak Crystal
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #2.003: Crystal (Crystalknows.com) Why? Big data analysis, natural language _
10th, Nov 2015
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #2.002: IBM Watson Personality Insights Why? With artificial _
9th, Nov 2015
Crunchr for people analytics
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #9.001: Crunchr Why? People Analytics is becoming easier. _
2nd, Nov 2015
Heineken Ignite
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #1.001: The Heineken Ignite Example Why? The best _
2nd, Nov 2015
net promoter score
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #1.002: The Net promoter Score for people Why? _
2nd, Nov 2015
Thync electronically influencing emotions
Examples of smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations #2.001: Electronically influencing emotions Why? Wearables that can _
5th, Oct 2015
Job Titles
Job titles are still important. A friend has nearly accepted a new job as HR lead in a fast growing company. The new _
2nd, Sep 2015
internal communications trends
The HR Trend Institute detects, follows and encourages smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations, and also in _
13th, Aug 2015
trends in recruitment
The HR Trend Institute detects, follows and encourages smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations, and also in _
11th, Aug 2015
Talent Management Trends
  Trends in HR series: 10 major trends in HR Shared Services 11 HR trends for 2016 9 emerging trends for 2015 Trends _
10th, Aug 2015
HR Trends 2015
  Trends in HR series: 10 major trends in HR Shared Services 11 HR trends for 2016 9 emerging trends for 2015 Trends _
13th, May 2015
Talent Management
Ten trends in talent management. 1. To a broader definition of talent Many organizations have very specific definitions of talent. Example: “A high _
7th, Mar 2015
Recruitment
Finding and selecting the best people for your organisation is still the most important HR intervention. In many organisations the hr practices in _
13th, Dec 2014
Internal Communication
Internal communications as a profession is moving slowly. Maybe too slowly. Very often the internal communications people are more followers than leaders. More _
29th, Nov 2014
Trends
The HR Trend Institute distinguishes eight trends influencing the domain of organisations and people in organisations. The table below gives an overview of _