HR Futurist Kevin Wheeler laments the poor efficacy of recruiting metrics to solve real problems for recruiters. Kevin explains how traditional recruiting metrics are transactional or only define the past. Kevin implores the need for leading or predictive metrics that could help recruiting organizations answer critical questions. Kevin outlines a better approach that includes concepts like pipelines, trust, and predictive analytics.
Future of Talent co-founder Eileen Clegg has just published her new book, “Master Symbols: A Visual Insight Field Guide,” containing deep communication insights. Eileen’s book explains how cultures globally “speak” the same language of shape. You will find that simple drawings can have complex meaning that crosses all geographies. Settle down to be entertained and educated by a master. Check out Eileen’s book here.
Future of Talent Institute co-founder Kevin Wheeler offers his vision for 2019 and the six trends he sees defining the year. Kevin calls 2019 the “year of adjustment and recalibration.” He explains this in relationship to how technology has defined us thus far this century, and our ability to both adapt and adopt processes to better understand our power over advanced technology tools like artificial intelligence.
Talent and OD consultant Marc Porter explores the pros and cons of the growing segment of the US workforce, the gig worker. He outlines how the gig economy impacts companies and the gig workers themselves, detailing benefits and detriments. And Marc details how current economic conditions make it harder to join or remain in the gig economy, and how these perils reflect greater societal issues.
All corporate functions receive shocks and face change. Why do some functions weather these shocks better than others? In his latest blog, Kevin Wheeler discusses why HR functions fail when faced with these shocks. He breaks down the five layers of corporate functions and how they react to external shocks.
Rapidly shifting workforce trends demand a significant re-evaluation of how we educate people. In the latest blog from Future of Talent Institute President Kevin Wheeler, he explores how education has supported industry historically, and he outlines 3 recommendations for changing education to meet tomorrow’s demands. Kevin argues that continuing with our narrow approach to education we risk failing the entire population.
Agriculture is not considered part of “Silicon Valley.” But Monsanto is transforming to become a “digital first” company. VP of Talent and Inclusion & Diversity, Melissa Harper, discusses how Monsanto is embracing technology, and has shifted their brand focus. In her blog, Melissa shares the four steps Monsanto is taking that any organization can learn to become a “digital first” industry leader. Read it here.
The Director of Analytics at Korn Ferry Futurestep declares we face a pivotal moment as recruiters. Machine learning and AI are forcing a shift in the role recruiters play, but that technology may not be able to improve retention and employee success. Raghav presents opportunities for human recruiters, and that there are three core areas that recruiters can address that AI cannot. Read the blog by Raghav Singh.
There is a massive gap between the feedback employees want and what they get from their employers. Jay Hinman, VP of Marketing at Ascendify, addresses this gap and provides two main facets to making meaningful, personalized career growth and guidance for all employees a part of your organization’s talent strategy.
There is a lot of hype around candidate experience and candidate engagement and a sea of anecdotal stories about their importance. But is there any empirical data supporting the effects of a positive candidate experience having on meaningful business metrics such as hiring volume, quality of hire or other productivity measures. In this blog, Kevin Wheeler discusses the hype and what we need to even gain a credible argument.
Blockchain is hot tech and a growing trend with tremendous potential for HR. Imagine eliminating the time wasted in constant re-verification of applicant background! Blockchain may come to your rescue. In this post, Kevin Wheeler explains what blockchain is and outlines the potential benefits it presents. Kevin also shares how blockchain is already being used and who’s causing disruption with this cutting edge tech.
How does a highly complex emerging workforce acquire its training to remain competitive and at the top of its game? Future of Talent founder, Kevin Wheeler, reviews the historical pros and cons of employee training and discusses the new shape of corporate education. Skills training and competitive preparedness will be acquired through many modalities to accommodate the needs of our complex workforce. All educational institutions will need to adapt to remain relevant. Read his article here.