While organizations are starting to take the first steps to understand and offer rewards packages that are custom tailored to their employee’s preferences, they have only begun to scratch the surface. In particular, nearly all organizations have focused on considering the needs of their employees and are missing out on a large segment of their workforce—contractors, freelancers, and gig workers.
One of the four shifts for the Future of HR
As three futures converge—future of enterprise, future of workforce, and future of how work gets done—the Future of HR is shifting into place as well. We’ve already explored three of the shifts HR needs to make in mind-set, focus, and lens. Today we’re focusing on the fourth shift, enablers. These are technologies that enable HR to go beyond the advancements that cloud solutions have delivered to create a truly differentiated, worker-centric, productive, and Simply Irresistible™ workforce experience. And even more, these enablers give HR the power to not only take charge of its own digital progress but also model and drive “being digital” for the rest of the enterprise.
Posted by Pete DeBellis on December 6, 2018.
Organizations are in an uphill battle for talent. With less than one job-seeker per job opening in the U.S. at present,1 and a scarcity of qualified talent, organizations need to make substantial changes to attract and retain the talent they need to maintain productivity and drive innovation. Rewards, of course, are one of the most important ways that organizations attract talent. But the days of offering talent the same rewards as competitors have passed. The current job market demands differentiated rewards—by employee, by life stage, and by each organization’s culture and values.
Posted by Steve Lancaster on November 16, 2018.
In the social enterprise, your workers are also your customers. Just as you tailor offerings and manage your interactions in the external world to attract and serve customers, the way you manage knowledge is an opportunity to build that same rapport with your workforce. By making it easier to capture, access, use, and share knowledge throughout the organization, you make room for people and performance to thrive.
What will be the impact of the future of work on M&A? How should a buyer balance culture, engagement, and retention to create the right employee experience through a transaction? How might engaging HR early in due diligence result in a price adjustment, new announcement strategy, or improved integration planning? These are questions that HR executives often face as their companies go through M&A activity.
Redefining learning as a platform, rather than an event, enables and supports an agile, digital business
The corporate learning function is under pressure to deliver more capable and more engaged talent faster. How can learning meet these escalating expectations? Certainly not by tinkering at the edges. Something completely different from the status quo is in order, given the pace of business disruption overall and the way technology has permeated our day-to-day lives. The answer doesn’t lie in new or different training programs, but in a completely new type of learning platform.
Trending topics. Live video. Chatbots. Streaming entertainment. Augmented reality. Social media activism. Our world keeps changing faster, which means we are constantly adapting to new realities. How can organizations compete for the attention of their employees in a click-bait society? Not by fighting the changes, but by embracing them. Start by considering these six key communications shifts happening across organizations.
Posted by Robin Erickson on July 31, 2018.
In the past, when a worker left a company, the employer-employee relationship all but ended. But what if organizations treated their former employees as long-term assets? Leading companies are doing just that—placing value on alumni to boost the company’s brand and bottom line.
Posted by Bersin insights on April 5, 2018.
Seismic shifts are shaping the new world of work. Organizations are becoming more agile; diversity and inclusion are emerging as a critical part of the conversation at the leadership level; and HR is becoming digital and adopting new cognitive technologies.
Posted by Bersin insights on April 5 2018.
Successful companies can enhance talent by using personas to maximum advantage. When they do this, they create irresistible experiences for employees. So how can organizations create an effective business case and adopt the strategies that ultimately help their employees grow?