Trends

“Non-traditional work.” “The workplace of the future.” “The gig economy.” “Skills shortages.” “Employee experience.” These and dozens of others labels are applied to the dynamics of the employer-employee relationship. It’s a relationship that constantly evolves along with technology, consumer expectations, societal demands, political pressures and other innumerable factors. Some trends are only about buzzwords, but many reflect fundamental changes in the way organizations use technology to manage and strengthen their workforce.

Transcript Mark: Welcome to People Tech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. Even before COVID-19, the world of work was becoming increasingly complex. There have been ongoing changes to technology, work environments, what employees expect and what employers are prepared to give.  To talk about all that, I'm...
Today’s workplace is, to say the least, uneasy. The economy’s unsettled and the dynamics that appeared in the wake of Covid-19 has forced HR departments to juggle the often conflicting needs of the workforce and the C-suite. According to performance management platform provider 15Five, one-third of workers plan to quit...
Many educators think tomorrow’s candidates will be a whole lot more sophisticated in a whole lot of subjects. So, colleges are paying a lot more attention to areas like AI, the metaverse, networking and personal branding as they try to keep up with the needs of both employers and...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Modern Hire launched two new features intended to improve both the client and candidate experience. The Candidate Feedback Report can be presented to candidates who complete a pre-hire assessment. It highlights the...
HR professionals recorded the highest turnover rate across all industries in the last three years, LinkedIn reports. The company's latest global behavioral data said in the past year alone global HR saw a turnover rate of almost 15%. That's higher than all but two other functions -- research, at 13.1%...
A number of HR professionals are struggling to manage key challenges that confront their organizations this year and next. According to a report by the HR Research Institute, most  acknowledge they’re not prepared for the quick, dramatic changes anticipated  to come along with the future of work.   In fact,...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Cappfinity announced a newly expanded suite of immersive virtual reality experiences designed to help talent acquisition leaders recruit and retain strong candidates. The new experiences are the latest addition to Cappfinity’s suite...
Employers are increasingly relying on their talent acquisition technology stack to solve their biggest hiring challenges, according to a report by Lighthouse Research & Advisory. Indeed, using new hiring technology to address the talent market’s challenges is the number one action employers are taking right now. Titled “Hiring is More...
Employee demand for pay transparency, including how much everyone in the company is paid, combined with moves by 17 states to implement pay transparency laws, could indicate a broad shift toward openness around pay. If that happens, life is about to become more complicated for organizations who’ve stayed away...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. ServiceNow launched Azimuth, an open-source software application that helps AI practitioners better understand their dataset and model predictions by performing thorough dataset and error analyses. The application leverages different tools, including robustness tests, semantic similarity analysis and saliency maps, unified by concepts such as smart tags and proposed...