Recruiters often emphasize the importance of "soft" skills like leadership, teamwork and communication—skills that are not specific to any particular job and can be applied to any role that a worker takes on. Both job candidates and HR departments may need to re-evaluate their approach to these skills because while they are not technical, they
Modern reliance on technology has placed a new business focus squarely on IT. Many future business initiatives involve IT budgets, operations and staffing. Successful business technology initiatives demand high-level employees with broad and proven skill sets to design, procure, deploy, maintain and manage modern IT projects. But modern businesses face a serious staffing problem. It
Technology can be a helpful aid with human resource management Every business owner or operations head understands that technology plays a significant role in optimizing their business operations, and they have tasked themselves with understanding how it could help bolster everything they do. As a company owner, you should know that one of the most
With the world witnessing a major pandemic and its effects, there has been a shift in the way companies operate now. With remote work culture being the preferred way of running a business, adoption of eLearning courses has gone through the roof to impart training to remote employees. Even before the pandemic, a lot of
HR technology is an increasingly valuable tool for HR professionals and played a crucial role in dealing with the workplace disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, new research* finds. The survey of HR professionals found that HR technology solutions are almost universally used in UK businesses, with HR information systems often working alongside standalone
As the world transitioned to remote work, we saw firsthand how closely technology and business are intertwined. Compounded by the growing importance of the cloud, it's now imperative for enterprises to ensure that their employees are comfortable navigating critical workplace technologies. As a result, the importance of an effective tech training program cannot be understated.
The role of HR leaders has never been more important, as organizations struggle to keep up with near-daily changes to the world of work ushered in by the coronavirus pandemic and other global challenges, including the recent tumultuous presidential transition. With such a tall order for HR leaders, it’s beneficial to look to industry experts
The role of HR leaders has never been more important, as organizations struggle to keep up with near-daily changes to the world of work ushered in by the coronavirus pandemic and other global challenges, including the recent tumultuous presidential transition. With such a tall order for HR leaders, it’s beneficial to look to industry experts for their experience and guidance. Last year, HRE and the
Opening your work calendar on a Monday morning often comes with a very real sense of dread. You stare and sigh at the colorful squares blocking off hours of your time throughout the day, and the awkward intervals in between the squares confirm that it’ll be a struggle to get any real work done. The
One of the most notable impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for millions of Americans has been the widespread shift to remote work. The virtually overnight shift has been a tremendous logistical challenge for employees and employers alike. Despite many employers’ worst fears, companies across a variety of industries have reported that productivity hasn’t taken a huge hit.