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Blockchain’s Impact on HR and the Future of Work

In Future of Work by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

Blockchain. Is it today’s annoying buzzword or a technology that’s going to change everything about the way we live, work, and do business? While we’re certainly not “there” yet, my vote is on the latter. So what is blockchain? It’s a digitally encrypted ledger that stores information publicly in groups called “blocks.” It’s completely decentralized database only gives access to …

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Top 5 Business Struggles of Adopting Automated Workflows

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These days, if you’re not automating at least something in your business workflow, you’re likely lagging behind. Still, despite its miracle-worker ability to save both money and time in pretty much every industry, many companies have struggled to experience maximum positive results. It turns out the only downside to automation is that its adoption itself can’t be automated. It needs …

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Feeling the Burnout? Protecting Yourself and Your Employees from Work Fatigue

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It’s an ironic story: the very same technology that is allowing employees to work with greater flexibility outside the office is also making them slaves to their jobs. It would not be an exaggeration to say employees feeling the burnout is now an epidemic. The physical and psychological effects of burnout cost companies $125 billion to $190 billion in healthcare …

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Want Digital Transformation? Encourage Continuous Learning for All Employees

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Recently, we’ve seen upskilling and retraining programs emerge in workforces across the globe. Companies are taking the time to help their employees learn new skills for new positions as new technology emerges. This is great, don’t get me wrong, but I think we need to focus more on continuous learning for all employees. This definitely would work in conjunction with …

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People Analytics Enables HR Transformation

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Companies have been relying on data for making decisions for years now, but people analytics is a fairly new tactic. If you’re not familiar with the term people analytics, it describes a situation in which you use data to manage people. More specifically, many companies are starting to use people analytics to not only hire new employees, but also put …

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How Inclusion and Diversity Have a Big Impact on Global Mobility Programs [Report]

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It makes sense for any international company to maximize its performance by tapping into the largest talent pool available. Yet according to a recent report, while most do have Global Mobility Programs in place, many are falling short due to a failure to understand how inclusion and diversity impact global mobility programs. The report, Inclusion and Diversity: How Global Mobility …

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A Fresh Start: How To Change Career Paths

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Considering 85 percent of people hate their jobs, it’s no surprise that plenty of us are looking to change career paths. For many, though, shifting direction to an entirely new career remains a pipe dream, and we plough apathetically on in our unfulfilling industries. But it doesn’t have to be this way. If you’re thinking of following your heart and …

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Maybe HR Doesn’t Own Culture Change After All

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At many companies, it’s common for the Human Resources department to think it owns culture change, and that may be true in many cases…but it turns out the HR team cannot succeed on its own. It needs help from the people who have the most impact on culture change at the company, and that’s the frontline managers. They’re often the …

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Modern Digital Workplace: 5 Current Trends Making Waves in the Office

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Does your office look different than it used to? Do you have a storage room filed with filing cabinets and external computer equipment? Is half your cubicle taken up by a monitor and a computer tower? Do you even go into a physical office location? Let’s face it, the modern digital workplace looks different. I recently explored the biggest Digital …