In Part 1 of this blog story I urged professional sourcers to adapt their focus as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) play in increasing role in the field. In a nutshell, AI can now do many sourcing activities better and faster than humans. However, there are still important things that humans do better than machines. Sourcers who focus on those things will continue to be in demand, while those who don't adapt may be edged out.Read More
Is your company more effective at recognizing employee performance than your closest competitors? If you are uncertain about the answer, you may want to investigate. Performance recognition is a powerful tool for influencing behaviors that drive key business outcomes.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are changing the sourcing game, and smart sourcers are adapting. In our quest to stay cutting edge, my team implemented a few new practices discussed at SourceCon, and in this two-part blog I want to share some of those methods. You probably know that AI and machine learning are already a part of our lives. That's how companies like Netflix and Amazon learn your preferences so they can make suggestions. If you use Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa, you interact with machine learning regularly.Read More
If your CEO showed up unannounced in your office tomorrow and asked the following questions, would you be able to answer them?
- Are our employees more or less engaged than our competitors?
- In what ways, specifically, are our employees more engaged and less engaged?
Now for an even more important question. If you couldn't provide answers on the spot, should you or your HR department be able to?
Today’s CEOs have data on nearly every facet of their business. Yet, many come up short when they seek objective, data-driven insights on their company’s most valuable assets–its people. If HR can’t provide these insights, who should?