Technology & Tools Archives

What to Look For In an E-learning System

Once a corporate training alternative, e-learning services have become the new norm. Managers appreciate the way they streamline coaching; employees like educating themselves in the most convenient way possible. It’s no wonder global e-learning has grown by more than 900% since…

How to Create a Company Where People Stay

Employee retention is an ongoing challenge for many organizations. Across industries, there are talent shortages at almost every job level, and employers face an increasingly competitive job market. Though candidates and current employees have many career options, there are steps you…

A Blockchain Primer for HR

You’ve heard of the blockchain, right? But, if I asked you to explain it to me, half you would say, “Yeah, dude. Bitcoin.” The other half, well, I’m thinking I’d get something like this… Don’t worry. In this post, I’m going…

Don’t Fight the Robots, Embrace Them

We’ve all heard doom and gloom reports of the coming AI revolution. Some forecasters predict a very grim future indeed: Robots take over and humans find themselves unceremoniously kicked to the curb, suddenly unable to provide for themselves and their…

How HR Can Build a Better Relationship With IT

In its 2018 digital workplace predictions report, Gartner notes that while IT can lead the charge during the digital workplace evolution, it will be more successful working closely with adjacent business units, particularly HR. Even though in an ideal world…

Making the Case for Recruitment Marketplaces

Technology has improved efficiency of many recruiting processes, but despite undeniable progress the process of finding great people is still really difficult and time consuming. If only there were a perfect algorithm to instantly find the best candidate for every…

4 Ways Companies Can Combat Tech Addiction

Technology addiction is damaging our personal and work lives. Studies suggest people are increasingly unhappy with their use of screen time and social media. The endless refresh cycle of major apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Twitch, etc. are highly addictive…

6 Steps for Making Smart Decisions With Wearables Data

Several years ago, data gathered from sociometric badges (wearable devices equipped with sensors) revealed something interesting about the Bank of America’s call center employees: Those with the fastest “average call handling time” were also the most social. The company then…