Tag: trends

10 years later in HR

For those of you who read my blog on a regular base, you know I am planning to replace my laptop. And that means cleaning out my hard drive, and going through old files to see if it makes sense to keep them. My next couple of posts are dealing with “old” information I found. Surprisingly, I found a few…

HR Evolution or Revolution?

Imagine, if you will, your company without an HR function. Now suppose you’re asked to set up HR: What would you do? Would you create something similar or radically different? Would you create it at all? We’ve arrived at a turning point in history where new technology is profoundly changing people’s way of life as well as methods of manufacturing,…

Social Media Sunday

It’s not often I disagree with Laurie, also known as the Cynical Girl, but yesterday was one of those days when I read Social Media Saturday. My apologies Laurie, but your post was just, well, way too cynical and left me feeling compelled to write a rebuttal. First off, I am not an Apple geek. iPhone3 was the first Apple gadget I…

Reading: Deloitte HCM Trends 2011

Deloitte has published their latest Human Capital Trends study titled “Revolution/Evolution”. It’s a good 30 pages on 12 trends that are shifting the HR landscape and reads well. Deloitte mentions that two broad themes – innovation and global markets – are influencing human capital organizations around the world. Each theme is described in a few paragraphs and is followed by…

Changing Workforce

If you read my 2011 Generations at Work white paper, you know that I wrote a paragraph on diversity, stating that the make-up of the workforce is changing. Today I found this Infographic on the rise of women in the workforce. 2010 was the first year in which women made up more than half of the workforce in the US.…

What is the future of HR?

Imagine, if you will, your company without an HR function. Now suppose you’re asked to set up HR: What would you do? Would you create something similar or radically different? Would you create it at all? The ‘new normal’ will vastly different We’ve arrived at a turning point in history where new technology is profoundly changing people’s way of life…

2010 Trends: The future of HR is Hybrid

The recession has redrawn the blueprints of the business world, and nowhere more so have these changes been felt than in the HR department. A new flexible ‘hybrid HR’ approach is crucial for HR to succeed in this new decade. Traditional HR models offered the choice between OnPremise, OnDemand and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). Hybrid HR combines every available delivery option…

Trends 2009: Key drivers for HR

Many organizations are preparing themselves for a period where large efforts are needed to sustain them at the current level, and where downsizing more than growth will be a reality. Based on the changes in the economic environment, HR must reassess its strategy and realign to company circumstances. We expect the following 7 factors to dominate the agenda; a combination…