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.

2019 Global Human Capital Trends with Deloitte's Steven Hatfield Global Future of Work Leader
Surviving the Future of Work Podcast | October 15, 2019
Raulvin Coke hosts Deloitte's Global Future of Work Leader, Steven Hatfield, to discuss the 2019 Human Capital Trends report and to lend his expertise on workforce transformation. Hatfield calls for increased transparency, collaboration, and performance management and advises leaders to generate opportunistic dialogue to energize their people for the future of work.

The Digital Bulletin Board
BOSS Magazine I October 2019
Deloitte's 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report found respondents to be under satisfied with their current tools and technologies. Boss Magazine highlights the utilization of Deloitte's HR tools such as ConnectMe, to enable effective communication and mitigate disruption in the workplace.

Need to Work Differently? Learn Differently (pg. 16)
BOSS Magazine | October 2019
BOSS Magazine features an innovative piece written by Deloitte's Michael Griffiths on the future of a hybrid workforce. With the rise of AI, Griffiths recommends adopting digitized learning platforms like Deloitte's AdeptPro, to change the way we learn and perform at work.

Why L&D must be at the center of any returnship program
HR Dive | September 24, 2019
Deloitte’s Michael Griffiths spoke with HR Dive’s Riia O’Donnell about best practices to develop and execute returnship programs. Griffiths highlights the importance of building a support system with peer-to-peer learning opportunities for returners.

The Daredevil Unicorns: Why WeWork, Juul, and Uber Play With Fire
Marker | Sept 17, 2019
Read this interesting article on lawless startups exploiting the seams of regulation. Are they feeling the heat? Yes! WeWork, Juul, and Uber Play are some of the accused.

Move Over Employee Engagement: It’s Time to Focus on Workforce Experience
HR Technologist | September 3, 2019
This article discusses the difference between employee engagement and workforce experience. The article then goes on to provide strategies for organizations to improve the workforce experience, and concludes by describing the Workforce Experience Framework to help companies adopt a more holistic framework.

Workforce Mobility: Untapped Benefits for Finance
The Wall Street Journal – CFO Journal | September 2, 2019
Deloitte’s Erica Volini, Jeff Schwartz, and Indranil Roy write for the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Journal about boosting inter-organization mobility. By encouraging internal talent mobility, companies can see benefits that impact growth and employee retention.

Why You're Still Struggling With A Career Change Despite Having Career Clarity
Forbes | September 1, 2019
Forbes’ Rachel Montanez writes about the challenges people face when changing careers, highlighting the 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report, which found that capabilities, not just skills, are of the utmost importance.

Deloitte’s Plan for Fighting Employee Burnout: Let AI Take Over the Dreaded HR and IT Tasks
Fortune | September 1, 2019
Fortune’s Anne Fisher writes on the benefits of leveraging AI to manage workplace issues. Fisher leverages data from the 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report to highlight the importance of employee experience and the opportunities AI affords organizations to fight employee burnout.

The Concept of Work-Life Balance Is Broken. Here's What You Can Do to Fix It
Inc. Magazine | August 30, 2019
Highlighting findings from Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends report, Inc. Magazine’s contributor Michael Schneider writes about how organizations can develop a human focus to bring meaning into the workplace.

Erica Volini: Capital Human in human capital
The Human Enterprise podcast | August 28, 2019
In this episode of The Human Enterprise podcast, host Barney Loehnis talks with Deloitte’s Erica Volini on how to quantify the “human” value in a world driven by technology and shareholder value.

New Learning Technologies Drive Reskilling Initiatives
Society for Human Resource Management | August 27, 2019
As the labor market continues to tighten, new technologies are available to organizations reskilling their workforce. Deloitte’s Julie Hiipakka spoke with SHRM’s Dave Zielinski about the growing reskilling trend.

What Is an Employee Persona? Definition, Benefits, and Four Steps to Effective Persona Creation
HR Technologist | August 22, 2019
More organizations are putting employee experience as one of their key priorities in recent years. This article discusses that key statistic from Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends as well as the importance of effective persona creation.

Making Capitalism Work for Everybody — Big Business is Finally Changing (hopefully)
Thrive Global | August 22, 2019
CEO's from some of the world’s most recognizable companies have signed on to an updated Business Purpose Statement agreeing that businesses do not just to maximize shareholder value. Mark Horoszowski writes for Thrive Global on the monumental change and cites Deloitte's Human Capital Report results about the social enterprise.

AI's Place In HR And The Workplace
Forbes | August 21, 2019
AI is becoming increasingly sophisticated and prevalent in the workplace. Adam Rogers of Forbes explores the trend and the different applications of AI in the future of work, workplace, and workforce.

Should Your Human Resources Team Be Working More Closely with IT?
CMS Wire | August 20, 2019
Deloitte’s global HR transformation leader, Art Mazor, is quoted in this CMS Wire article discussing the possibilities for more synergy between IT and Human Resources.

Co-Exist With Robots: How to Compete With Technology in the Age of Automation
Fortune | August 18, 2019
Gwen Moran writes for Fortune Magazine on the latest trends in Artificial Intelligence and Automation in the workplace. Moran cites the figures uncovered by Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report highlighting the need for a strategy to improve learning and development.

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.

Talent strategies for the digital age
Financial Management Magazine | August 13, 2019
Paul Gosling discusses for FM Magazine a few talent strategies in the digital age citing results from Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends survey.

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.

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