Q&A with Jill Zientarski of Workery Consulting: Direct-hire vs. Independent Contractors

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And, at the current rate of growth in the gig economy, more than 50% of the US workforce will participate in it by 2027. In your opinion, what are some common mistakes companies make when finding, hiring, and onboarding contractors? Background Checks Candidate Experience Onboarding

Take it From a Futurist: How HR Teams Can Play a Larger Role in Their Company's Future Success

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By 2027, the average company's time on the S&P 500 will be 12 years, according to Innosight's 2018 Corporate Longevity Forecast —compare that to 24 years in 2016. This means that while a process like onboarding can be automated to some extent, HR professionals—humans—should still drive the strategy behind it to ensure it aligns with the goals of an organization. Editor's Note: We would never dream of trying to predict the future—that's why we left it up to the futurists.


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AI evolves the hiring process

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billion by 2027. Onboarding process made easy with AI. AI can be used in finding the better-suited candidates for the job (outreach program), assist in the interview process with personality insights, and even in the onboarding process.

Should you include freelancers in your talent development program?

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Upwork’s report predicts that the workforce will be majority freelance by 2027. This leads to very little turnover, as she and her employees have already had a “trial run,” and she has the added assurance that the people she’s onboarding have the skills her clients need, she says. It’s also a good idea to train contract workers who are integrated into your teams in the same onboarding training that your employees receive.

The Rise of Women Leadership in Business

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In fact, researchers forecast that women executives will comprise 30-percent of organizational leaders by the year 2027. However, these talented professionals also need businesses and employers who will onboard women leaders and make increased gender diversity and inclusion among United States enterprises a reality. Research shows there is a positive relation between female corporate leadership and positive organizational performance.

How the Right Tools Can Help You Find and Hire Great Freelancers


By 2027 in the U.S., Create a Comprehensive Freelancer Onboarding Process. Freelancers may not stick around as long as full-time employees do, but they still benefit from a structured onboarding process and positive candidate experience. .

Keep the Human in HR

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workforce, and the majority of workers will be working independently by 2027. HR collects massive amounts of data beginning with the job application and screening, then continuing with onboarding, performance management and even termination. The future simply came too fast for HR. As new technology is increasingly introduced in the workplace, HR faces an existential moment—it’s time for HR departments to stand up and fight to keep the Human in HR.

Recruiting Interns: How to Make the Most of Young Talent

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Predictions say that until 2027 there will be an increase of 13% in STEM-related jobs, compared to only 9% in non-STEM. Onboarding. Therefore, the onboarding is just as important when recruiting summer interns, as finding the right talent — to make sure they stay on for the entire duration of the internship. According to a survey conducted in 2017, more than 62% of college graduates in the US reported doing an internship sometime during their studies.

The Future of Business is Talent—and the Future of Talent is AI

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Business Disruption At current churn rate, 75% of the Fortune 500 will be replaced by 2027. AI can also help onboard employees quickly. By guest author: Duke Daehling, Director of Talent Management, Analytics and Strategy for IBM Smarter Workforce. The pace of business change is currently the fastest it has ever been; at the same time, it will never be this slow again.

Remote Employees—The Good, The Bad, The Best Practices


However, some may find that hiring remote employees is not ideal because of some of the unique challenges that can arise, like off-site onboarding to not fully engaging remote employees with your company culture. And, it is estimated that over 50% of the workforce will be remote by 2027. And, as we’ll explore later, remote employees are often more engaged and have a much lower turnover, which will save even more money on training and onboarding in the long run.

HR in the Age of AI


And, while just 36% said AI has a significant impact on their daily lives right now, 92% expect that to be the case by 2027. Onboarding and Bots While nothing will replace a human touch with onboarding, AI can enhance the onboarding experience by employing chatbots to quickly answer questions or direct new employees to the right information. Once a fantasy of the future, AI is quickly becoming a daily part of work.

The Future of E-commerce Lies in Talent Development and Smart Data

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Even though Brown is reluctant to make predictions about the evolution of onboarding in the company and the e-commerce industry during the next 10 years, he mentions two aspects of retention: Employer value proposition. Tom Brown’s Top Three Predictions for The Future of Work in 2027. If we look back over the past several years, it is easy to track how far e-commerce has come within a short period of time. Just look at figures.

61 Stats About People Operations, HR, the Workforce, Remote Work, and the Employee Experience that You’ll Definitely Want to Know if You’re in Human Resources


Freelancers are projected to outnumber full time employees by 2027. 67% faster new hire onboarding. The world of work has fundamentally changed.