HR, Training and the ‘Gig’ Economy


Saba, a global provider of talent management solutions, just released additional findings from its spring Global Leadership Survey , in which it found that a mere 13 percent of companies worldwide invest in talent-management programs to further employees’ growth and career path. Surveys, including one by the advisory firm Staffing Industry Analysts of nearly 200 large companies, point to similar changes. compensation HR profession training

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2019 HR tech trends: which ones deserve the hype?


HR technology expert Kate Wadia assess the trends HR professionals need to focus on in 2019 – and the ones you can afford to overlook for now. The tech industry loves hype and buzzwords. For HR professionals, sorting out the real direction of travel from the trend-setters and thought-leaders creates a kind of ‘parallel universe’: we end up stuck at a desk, paralysed by a plethora of choice and complexity. For HR, that’s sobering. Data-driven HR practice.


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Brooks: Want better managers? You need to develop better employees


Everyone in HR knows the mantra that “employees join organizations and leave managers.” In fact, for all of the bluster that exists around HR’s favorite buzzword— employee experience —nothing has a greater impact on how employees answer the question “How was work?”

Are Freelancers Your Best Performers? Applying Organizational Network Analysis to the Gig Economy


While estimates of the number of workers who fully support themselves with work outside of employment vary , the amount of work being done outside of employment (including contracting, freelancing, and moonlighting by regular employees) is increasing. In that article, we also introduced a tool called “organizational network analysis” (ONA) that can map the social networks, often hidden beneath formal hierarchies. Early Lessons From Freelancer Platforms.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Temp to Permanent: How to Groom Your Seasonal Workers Into Your A-Team


According to HR publication, Ere Media , many seasonal employees quit when they begin to feel like hired help with no purpose, which is why goal-setting can be a powerful tool for retaining them. In a recent article by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) associate professor of organizational studies at Clarkson University School of Business, Sandra L. In addition, there are positive psychological implications of a happy seasonal employee.