We have all witnessed the evolution of the HR function, moving from a traditional department that hires, fires and manages benefits, to having the opportunity to be a “business partner” to support business transformation. Fortune 500 organizations have developed advanced HR practices that leverage strategy and operating models using talent, culture and leadership capabilities. However, technology disruption is challenging HR to design a strategy that delivers a different value proposition, one that includes AI, and to better serves employees and customers delivering value to shareholders.
FitBits. Apple Watches. Some other brand of smartwatch. No doubt you’re sporting one of these devices right now. You’re not alone. A large proportion of your co-workers are doing exactly the same thing. An eMarketer study forecasts 81.7 million adults will be using some form of wearable tech in 2018. That number is expected to grow again in 2019, up to 86.7 million. HR Professionals want that number to keep going up. In fact, they’re hoping to save some money in the process. To learn how the wearable tech trend is impacting employees and companies, download this article.
2017 saw its fair share of change in the Human Resources space. 2018 is shaping up to be no different. As the HR community continues to learn more about technology and its impact on employees and companies, there are several trends becoming more cemented in the space. So what makes up the 6 Key HR Trends to Watch in 2018? Data, working from home, and using personal devices in and outside the office.