Talking about Human Capital: Recent HR news and media coverage

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Talking about Human Capital: Recent HR news and media coverage

Deloitte's Human Capital professionals are often called upon to discuss the ways today's business challenges affect HR, talent and organization priorities, and how companies are responding. Here's a snapshot of featured HR news and commentary.

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What's making HR news these days? Many topics, from how to integrate talent issues with business strategy to how to transform the HR function itself to be a more efficient and effective partner to the business. Deloitte Consulting's Human Capital practice provides broad-based business consulting services to help organizations grow and thrive by making the most of their people. Deloitte is a leader in human capital consulting because we bring a powerful combination of business, industry and human resources knowledge backed by the extensive capabilities of our global network. Our Human Capital services help companies enhance their performance, productivity and profitability and build value through their workforce. The Human Capital team leverages research, analytics and industry insights to help organizations design and execute critical HR programs–from business-driven HR to innovative talent, leadership and change programs.

Venture Capital Funding Frenzy Over HR Technology on Record Pace
Workforce Magazine | August 15, 2019
HR Technology companies are expected to receive a record $5 billion in venture capital investments in 2019. Deloitte's David Mallon and Chris Havrilla speak with Sarah Fister Gale about the trend. The article outlines how these companies are providing solutions to HR’s biggest questions and how they could someday transform the industry.

Deloitte Digital Quantifies the Human Experience: How Does This Help HR?
HR Technologist | August 14, 2019
HR Technologist's Puja Lalwani writes on Deloitte Digital's white paper, The Human Experience: Quantifying the Value of Human Values. Lalwani uses insights from the paper as well as Deloitte's 2019 Global Human Capital Trends Survey to offer recommendations to HR professional on what the human experience entails and what to do to provide it in the workplace.

Technology to Better Manage Contingent Workers Is in Demand
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) | August 9, 2019
Dave Zielinski writes about the emerging compliance landscape for contingent workers in the gig economy. Citing Deloitte's 2019 Global Human Capital Trends survey, Zielinski offers concrete recommendations for HR leaders regarding compliance, onboarding, communication, and performance management.

Companies that focus on human experience receive performance boost
HR Drive | August 8, 2019
HR Drive reports on Deloitte Digital's white paper, The Human Experience: Quantifying the Value of Human Values. In it, Deloitte Digital found that companies that focus on the human experience benefit substantially when it comes to revenue growth.

From Jobs to 'Superjobs'
The Wall Street Journal - CMO Today, Risk & Compliance Journal | August 7, 2019
With the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the horizon, organizations have to rethink the way they design jobs as robotics and AI enter the workforce. Deloitte's Erica Volini writes for The Wall Street Journal's CMO Today and the Risk & Compliance Journals about the transformation of jobs into "Superjobs" and "hybrid jobs."

Diversity, Inclusion, and the Alternative Workforce
BOSS Magazine | August 6, 2019
The alternative workforce has become a reliable way to fill the skills gap and to positively impact an organization’s performance. Deloitte’s Kathi Enderes writes for BOSS Magazine that the alternative workforce offers more than just that. It could provide a valuable source of diversity for the entire organization.

Communication Driving Transformation
BOSS Magazine | August 6, 2019
Transformation success requires communication with a human focus. Deloitte’s Mike Bentley writes for BOSS Magazine on the importance of communication in the process of organizational transformation.

2019: The Year of Learning and Development

Chief Learning Officer/Workforce Magazine | August 5, 2019
Sarah Fister Gale writes for Chief Learning Officer and Workforce Magazine about the interdependence of learning and development. Deloitte’s David Mallon says "learning and performance are two sides of the same coin," which is something that the C-Suite is finally addressing.

Work Should Generate Energy, Not Sap It
Forbes | August 2, 2019
Deloitte’s Michael Gretczko writes for Forbes on the transformative power of delivering personalized inspiration for today’s workforce.

How the Gig Economy is succeeding on the heels of this jobs report
Yahoo! Finance | August 2, 2019
Erica Volini, Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Leader, joins Yahoo Finance's YFi AM to discuss how companies can build, expand and allow their workforce in order to retain employees.

How Location Strategy Must Embrace The Future Of Work
Chief Executive Magazine | July 30, 2019
Deloitte's Matt Highfield and Laura Shact write for Chief Executive Magazine about how the Future of Work is pushing organizations to reinvent how they think about tasks, geographic work location, and the work environment.

Performance management, disrupted: 4 steps for putting people at the centre
Inside HR | July 26, 2019
Deloitte’s Kathi Enderes writes for Inside HR and makes the case for disrupting current performance management processes in order to create an effective and human-centered strategy for the future.

Talent Mobility Is A Business Issue You Shouldn’t Ignore
Chief Executive | July 26, 2019
Deloitte’s Erica Volini writes for Chief Executive on talent mobility in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Q&A with HR Tech Influencer Chris Havrilla
Human Resource Executive | July 25, 2019
Human Resource Executive interviews Deloitte’s Chris Havrilla on emerging technologies in the HR space.

4 Key Takeaways From the Work Without Limits Executive Summit
UpWork | July 25, 2019
Deloitte’s Steve Hatfield speaks with UpWork about the main takeaways from Work Without Limits Executive Summit, citing the changing dynamics of organizations working with alternative workers.

Digital Degrees and Flexibility
Chief Learning Officer | July 23, 2019
Chief Learning Officer’s Sarah Fister Gale writes about the changing needs for leadership development and learning programs. As the workplace evolves, the demands for development evolve with it. Fister cites Deloitte’s Michael Griffiths on why the traditional MBA route might be one of many options that leaders have to continuously evolve.

Finding the Quiet Employees Holding Your Company Together
The Wall Street Journal | July 19, 2019
Organizational network analysis is on the rise. Discover how this approach can give you an x-ray view into your organization and the way work is truly getting done in this Wall Street Journal article with insights from Michael Gretczko.

Upskilling employees vs. firing? Amazon bets on retraining
Tech Target | July 18, 2019
Patrick Thibodeau reports on the new paradigm shift in talent development where organizations are focusing their efforts on retraining, instead of hiring outside resources.

Employers Want To Do More With Less. Where Does That Leave Expertise?
National Public Radio (NPR) – On Point | July 10, 2019
Deloitte’s global human capital leader Erica Volini was interviewed in the NPR program On Point as part of a segment discussing what expertise means in the organization of the future.

Investing in training offers a competitive boost
Financial Management Magazine | July 8, 2019
FM Magazine’s Cheryl Meyer writes about ways to effectively implement a successful training programme to increase productivity and profitability. Meyer cites Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report to understand reskilling the current workforce for the future.

Businesses Challenged on Human Capital Issues
Wall Street Journal–Risk & Compliance Journal | July 7, 2019
This Risk & Compliance Journal article discusses the different strategies organizations are rethinking in order to attract and retain talent.

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