We just launched one of the world’s largest studies of people challenges in business, Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2016, and the results were striking. Among the 7,000+ companies who responded (in over 130 countries), the #1 issue on leaders minds is “how to redesign our organizational structure” to meet the demands of ... Read more»
Josh Bersin Articles
2016 will bring dramatic changes in the world of Human Resources, Learning, Talent Management, and HR technology. Our latest report, Bersin by Deloitte Predictions for 2016, discusses ten predictions for the year ahead. In this article I will highlight the findings and encourage you to read the study and give us your thoughts.
As ... Read more»
The folks at Class Central just released their data on the growth of online courses (MOOCs) in 2015 and the data is amazing. More than 35 million people enrolled in online courses this year, doubling the enrollments from 2014. (That’s equal to one out of five working professionals in the US!)
Today there are more ... Read more»
With all the press we read about diversity, inclusion, women in leadership, and the need to be open minded about religious and cultural differences, one might ask “is this the year of diversity in business?”
I believe the answer is yes: this topic has been raised in the public eye and research now ... Read more»
Over the last few years a lot has been written about making jobs “purposeful.”
Reid Hoffman just posted an article about the importance of purpose, and described how LinkedIn creates purpose. Earlier this year the New York Times described how Mark Bertolini, the CEO of Aetna, has applied purpose to their workforce. And my own ... Read more»
It’s HR Technology season, and once again vendors are introducing amazing and disruptive new technologies in all areas of HR. I developed our “Ten Big Disruptions” report again this year, which I encourage you to read.
At a high level, let me summarize what’s going on – and as always we encourage you ... Read more»
A shoe just dropped in the talent management marketplace. Workday introduced Workday Learning, the company’s new solution for learning management (LMS), career development, video content sharing, and video management. (Workday Learning is scheduled to be generally available in second half of 2016, with early availability starting this year.)
This is a significant announcement for several ... Read more»
As the economy grows and the job market gets hotter, employee engagement and retention has become a top priority. As I discuss in Why Culture the Hottest Topic in Business Today, CEOs are bending over backwards to make their company a “great place to work.” Free food, unlimited vacation, yoga classes, and lavish educational ... Read more»
All over the world companies are trying to find new ways to change their performance management practices to improve employee engagement, performance, and development.
Many are eliminating performance ratings, forcing managers to check-in with employees regularly, and rethinking their compensation strategies. Some are doing pulse surveys, revamping their engagement models, and opening up their internal ... Read more»
For more than 35 years Oracle has been a player in the software market. Founded in 1977 as a database and technology company, Oracle is now one of the largest players in all areas of business software.
I recently spent a day with Oracle’s HR software product team and this article details Oracle’s history and ... Read more»