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HR Technology Demystified: What You Need To Know

HR Technology remains one of the fastest-growing and important parts of business. In this podcast I demystify this entire topic and give HR and business leaders the five most important things to know.

  • Why is HR tech so important and why is the market growing so fast?
  • Why is there such a big gap in
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Not Enough Workers: Rethink Recruiting In The New Economy

The global recovery from the Pandemic is creating some pretty big changes: people working remotely, new safety and wellbeing programs, and more digital tools than ever. But the biggest of all is now clear: we’re not going to have enough workers to go around.

I discussed this in an article last month, and this ... Read more»

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The Tale Of Performance Management Tools: 15Five, Lattice, BetterWorks, And More…

The market for online performance management software has been fascinating. For more than a decade vendors have been building new tools to enable goal management, check-ins, feedback, and alignment. And now we’ve added surveys and feedback to the mix.

This week 15Five, one of the fastest-growing vendors, announced the acquisition of Emplify, a leading ... Read more»

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The Secret To Wellbeing At Work Is…. Leadership

We spent the last 15 months talking with hundreds of HR leaders about their well-being programs and the focus is massive. Companies are hiring Chief Health Officers, Head of Safety and Well-being, and Directors of Well-being like never before. In fact, there are 55,000 jobs now open for Directors of Wellbeing, VP’s of Wellbeing, or ... Read more»

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In A Bold And Aggressive Move, LinkedIn Unleashes Its LXP And More

Most people think of LinkedIn as a company that offers job search, recruiting, professional networking, and marketing tools for business. Well, based on today’s announcement, the company is now much more. LinkedIn is seriously in the HR technology business and well beyond ‘just recruiting’, unleashing its Learning Experience Platform (Learning Hub), skills taxonomy, and ... Read more»

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What Is A Skills Taxonomy Anyway? Understanding The Market For SkillsTech

Business and HR leaders are going through a frenzied focus on skills. As the job market gets competitive and employees come back to new jobs, every company wants to upskill or reskill its people.

For vendors, it’s a red hot marketplace. Vendors from LinkedIn and Microsoft to Coursera, Udemy, Degreed, Cornerstone, and Workday are investing ... Read more»

Learning Tech Pioneer Degreed Gets New CEO, Now Valued At $1.4 Billion

Degreed, the pioneering learning tech company that leads the Learning Experience Platform market, just received $153 Million in additional funding and is now valued at $1.4 Billion. With a compound growth rate of over 70%, more than 350 customers, and 7 million users, this is a reasonable valuation and shows how big this market ... Read more»

Understanding The Exciting, New, Disrupted Labor Market

The Labor Market is changing fast. New jobs are being created at a record rate, remote work has now become standard fare, and the demand for service jobs is explosive. According to EMSI, there are 24% more jobs in the US than there were a year ago.

What are all these jobs? They’re in healthcare, ... Read more»

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The Brand New, Disrupted Labor Market And What To Do About It

The global labor market has gone through a massive change. Remote work, automation, and a huge increase in job and career mobility has arrived, coupled with one of the fastest growing economies in decades. What are you going to do about it?

In this podcast I explain what’s going on and show how the new ... Read more»

Overwork Is Not A Strategy For Response To The Pandemic

This week someone leaked a survey by Goldman Sachs which shows that new analysts often work more than 95 hours per week and sleep only 5 hours each night. The survey then points out that these employees’ mental and physical health has plummeted, with 100% stating that the workload has negatively impacted family relationships and ... Read more»