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.

As work-from-home and hybrid work situations become more of the norm post-pandemic, even Microsoft is loosening the shackles a bit as it will no longer issue non-compete clauses in new employee contracts and will end enforcement of old non-competes for most employees, excluding senior leadership. (The move was reported...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. BambooHR announced an addition to their BambooHR culture suite called Employee Wellbeing which will assist job seekers in finding the ultimate employee experience as employers are taking a closer look at the...
The use of talent assessments is increasing, CHROs say. They also believe that within the next year, the use of hiring and talent evaluations will return to pre-pandemic levels. Research by Talogy, a workforce assessment and development firm, found that feedback systems, DEI and new strategies will become more common...
Some 53% of American Gen Z and Millennial employees say they're likely to quit their jobs this year. Globally, 43% of said they’re likely to quit sometime in the next 12 months, according to EY’s 2022 Work Reimagined Survey. They're looking for better pay, better career opportunities and flexibility in a...
Employers are rethinking their approach to the workforce and work itself as they face ongoing challenges in recruiting, hiring and employee retention. Nearly three-quarters of HR professionals, 73%, expect hiring to become more challenging over the next 12 months, according to “Workforce and Learning Trends,” a yearly report from...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Billions of dollars poured into the high-end recruiting sector in 2021, the result of pent-up demand for executives and their key reports. Hunt Scanlon Media said 48 of the 50 largest U.S....
Almost three-quarters of managers, some 73%, believe productivity and engagement have either improved or stayed the same as more employees moved to remote work. Still, 60% either agree or strongly agree that a full-time return to the office will take place in the near future. On top of that,...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. While salary is still a priority for candidates, flexible and remote scheduling options play an outsized role in their decision-making, according to FlexJobs. But, the company found, many job seekers can get...
Nearly two-thirds of HR professionals – some 63% – have revisited their department’s structure in reaction to changes they’ve seen between 2020 and 2021. Meanwhile, HR consultant McLean & Company’s 2022 Trends database suggests that only 37% of non-HR professionals see their HR team as a partner in the planning...
Transcript Mark: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report, I'm Mark Feffer. Mark: Today, I'm speaking with Nicky Garcea, she's the co-founder and Head of Americas for Cappfinity. They provide assessments in other services designed to help employers develop their talents capability, fit, and potential. We're going to talk about...