Technology is having a significant impact on the recruiting process. It is changing the way companies think about recruiting, how they hire, and how they vet potential candidates. In particular, it is having a profound impact on the interview process. It is no longer necessary to be in the same room to conduct an interview, and new software programs allow companies to vet potential candidates before they even meet them. Read more
The workplace is being transformed by a range of forces, from globalization to emerging technologies to changing demographics. Organizations need to be flexible and adaptive to effectively utilize their workforce to remain competitive and retain talent.
With the right executive team in place, organizations are positioned to tackle modern day and future challenges. Below are four key attributes leaders require to effectively manage in an increasing complex work environment.
In the last couple of decades, the proliferation of technology and Internet startups has lead to the rise of a new type of leader. Younger, more aggressive, more willing to take risks, the new CEO has been schooled in classic entrepreneurship. Think Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, who is 29, or Google’s Sergey Brin, who just turned 40.
Many of these younger CEOs have eschewed the traditional path to leadership – work your way up from the bottom, play the game and get rewarded. These new CEOs know how to create immediate value, and have assumed leadership roles because they’ve created new industries, new markets, or invented products and services we’ve never had exposure to before.
How do leaders ensure the organizations they manage can succeed in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace? It’s one thing to have your team “aware and ready” to deal with a changing economy, it’s quite another to align your organization to be proactive in anticipating these shifts.
For many executives, there always seems to be a myriad of unending, complex internal obstacles to overcome – resistance to change, poor communication, failure to align strategy and execution, and general organizational dysfunction, to name a few.
So, how do you ensure your organization is setup to win today and into the future?
Human resources technology is constantly evolving. Employers need to remain aware of recent trends in order to make the most of the latest tools for recruiting, retaining and engaging top talent.
Here are 5 trends to keep top of mind as we head into 2014: