Week in Review – Popular Content
Top 10 HR Trends You’ll See In 2016 (Huffington Post)
The rise of technology and social media have completely redefined the role of Human Resources around the world. To understand what the future holds for HR professionals around the world, we spent the last month talking with over 60 international HR experts, discussing their ideas and predictions for the year ahead. The conclusion- 2016 is going to be one of the most complex years in the global HR world. Read more.
Employers, Commit to Making These 8 New Year’s Resolutions (U.S. News and World Report)
Employers might be hoping that their workers are making New Year’s resolutions to set clearer goals, work more efficiently or cut out Facebook during office hours. But employers should also make a few New Year’s resolutions for themselves. Here are eight resolutions for employers that could significantly improve their workplaces and work products. Read more
Nine #SocialMarketing Predictions for 2016 (Mark Willaman via fisher VISTA blog)
We shop, watch TV and read news on our phones, so why not apply for jobs from one? Increasingly, we do. Some recruiters say half or more of their applicants apply for jobs using their smartphones. “I probably applied for 90 percent of my positions on my mobile device,” says Kirk Coleman of Plano, Texas… Coleman thinks applying for jobs on his cellphone made him more competitive. Read more
Week Ahead: Trending Topics
Trending topics from the last week impact the stories this week. These are great topics to blog and Tweet about. Learn how HRmarketer software can help your HR and recruiting brand do a better job at content marketing. View plans.
10 Big Disruptive HR Technology Trends for 2016
Imagine a human resources application that runs on employees’ smartphones, recommends nearby people with whom they can network, helps to boost their productivity by evaluating their time management, offers suggestions for improving work-life balance, and provides targeted, on-the-job training. It may even share exercise and healthy eating tips when and where employees need them. This scenario illustrates the consumer-focused direction of HR technology, one that centers on employee productivity and engagement. Given the strides vendors are making to provide those capabilities, they may become reality for large enterprises sooner than many executives think. Read more.
The 7 Most Important New Business Books of 2016
Thousands of business books are published every year but most of them are retreads of conventional wisdom. However, every year also sees a small (very small) handful of business books that contain ideas that demand our attention. Here are seven books, all slated to be published in 2016, that I predict will spark discussion and drive change throughout the business world. Read more.
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Did You Know
It’s not surprising that the first week in January is Diet Resolution Week. That said, readers may consider this Wellness Tip from Sandra Frank, Ed.D., RDN, LD, FAND: “Choose one thing you would like to change. Focus only on this one goal. Create a plan, include a backup plan. There is always more than one way to achieve success. Find Your Way!”
Terms of the Week:
Managed Care: A health care system in which the provider manages the care of the individual for a fixed fee. The opposite of this preventive intervention (or, population-based) approach is fee-for-service. Managed care emphasizes wellness and prevention.
Vendor M&A And Partnership News
A sampling of this week’s mergers and acquisitions announcements from around the human resource marketplace – and other partnerships. Latest news here.
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