The way we work today is a lot different from the way people worked just a decade ago. Freelancing is now a full-time job for many; 9-to-5 weekdays are being replaced by round-the-clock availability of independent consultants; and alternative work arrangements are becoming common throughout firms from global multinational corporations (MNCs) to local, bootstrapped start-ups.
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is becoming vital to workplaces powered by automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced mobile and technology platforms. But should all new hires come pre-equipped with such STEM education or work experiences?
In two previous posts, we’ve discussed a few workplace culture trends expected to impact employers by 2030.
Some recruiters feel the term “war for talent” has been grossly overused—implying that we’re literally at war with other companies to attract talent, while this may be true in some cases, we’re actually at war with ourselves trying to figure out what attracts workers to our companies, and what keeps them sticking around.
When it comes to the future, freelancers will own the workplace.
According to an old Chinese proverb: “A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.” And to put it less eloquently—as Business Author Alan Deutschman once said—”Change or die.” As technology continues to advance and improve our daily lives, companies that don’t adapt to the changing times will […]
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is currently revolutionizing human resources (HR). Although seemingly contradictory, AI automates repetitive tasks and allows managers to focus on what really matters—the people. AI’s emergence in HR is bringing the human element back to human resources, as workers can now spend more time on actually dealing with people (instead of tedious tasks that can be […]
When it comes to hiring, are you devoting more time to paperwork than you are engaging with the candidate?
The start of a new year is a great time to hire new legal staff. If you’re like many law firms and corporate legal departments in the United States, that’s good news, as litigation and other specialty areas are driving organizations into hiring mode in the beginning of 2019.
All throughout 2018, we reported on the record low unemployment rates, which resulted in massive hiring challenges for employers across the nation. While artificial intelligence (AI) and automation have made recruiters lives easier, it still doesn’t make up for the fact that getting a job these days is still tough for many jobseekers.