Author: joshbersin

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What Emails Reveal About Your Performance At Work

We all spend an inordinate amount of time at work communicating with others. And we each have our little tricks. Some of us respond so fast it’s like a real-time system; others wait and do it when they have time. Some need “nudges” to respond, while others respond on their own.

What does all this ... Read more»

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LinkedIn To Acquire Glint: Major Move in Employee Engagement Market

This week at the LinkedIn Talent Connect conference, LinkedIn announced a groundbreaking move: plans to acquire Glint, one of the market leaders in employee engagement solutions.

Glint, which is a company I’ve been talking with since its formation, provides one of the most scalable and AI-driven solutions for employee surveys and sensing, and the ... Read more»

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The Learning Experience Platform (LXP) Market Expands

Several years ago, as I saw the rapid growth of platforms like Degreed, EdCast, and Pathgather, I coined the phrase “Learning Experience Platforms,” and the name really stuck. Today this product category is quite real and the entire category is expanding.

In fact, I’d argue that the LXP “market” is quickly becoming a set

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ADP Unveils One Of The More Exciting HCM Systems I’ve Seen.. And More

Most of you probably think ADP is kind of an old payroll company, focused primarily on small businesses. Boy, are you wrong.

ADP, in fact, is the world’s first ever cloud-based HCM company (the ADP payroll is a cloud system), and the company is more innovative than ever.

I just attended ADP’s latest half-day analyst ... Read more»

HR In The Flow Of Work: A New Paradigm Has Arrived

I’m at the US HR Technology Conference this week (over 9,000 attendees) and spending time with dozens of technology providers and HR leaders and I want to highlight the theme of my keynote on Thursday: HR in the Flow of Work.

I believe this concept, which I’ll explain in this article, defines the role ... Read more»

Talent Management In Japan: A Different Perspective

This week I had the opportunity to spend a few days in Tokyo, speaking at the BizReach (a fast-growing recruitment platform in Japan) Future of Work Summit. As I met with a variety of CHROs and other business leaders, I walked away reminding myself that all talent strategies are local, and Japan, one of the ... Read more»

Diversity and Inclusion Is A Business Strategy, Not An HR Program

Corporate diversity and inclusion is a very hot topic. It comes up in almost every client I visit. Why? With the #metoo movement, #blacklivesmatter, and a continuous political discussion about income inequality and fairness, companies want to step up.

And there’s plenty of pressure. We have strict regulations prohibiting discrimination in recruitment, state laws mandating ... Read more»

HR Technology For 2019: HR In The Flow of Work

The HR technology marketplace is fascinating. With more than 12 million companies in the US alone (employing more than 160 million people), the payroll market alone is over $1.7 trillion in spending. Expanded around the world, these numbers are approximately four times higher, and in emerging countries like China and India the HR needs are ... Read more»

The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence: It’s Trickier Than You Think

Recently I had the opportunity to join the O’Reilly Foo Camp, where around 150 leading technologists, academics, economists, and business innovators come to talk about the future of technology. It was an inspiring and energizing few days, and one where almost every session seem to revolve around the ethics, responsibility, and potentially dangerous role ... Read more»

Career Sleepwalking Can Be Bad For Your Health. What Should You Do?

This week LinkedIn released a fascinating study that shows how many of us tend to “sleepwalk” through our careers. As the research shows, almost one in four Americans are drifting along in their career, not sure what to do next. And this is happening while almost half of Millennials now want to find a new ... Read more»