While the fancy analysts declare that there are not enough quant heads in HR, it looks more like a shortage of imagination and the ability to visualize stories. Each of the fifteen items in the overall list involve understanding and digesting the impact of data flows on the way we think about our people.
The workplace is changing rapidly, right in front of us. Driven by Moore’s Law, the relationship between our people and their technology is reshaping the way that work gets done, the way we interact with the HR Tech System, how we communicate with each other and the rate at which our companies adapt or die.
Five Links: Skills Shortage / Skills Gap If you’re following the emerging skills gap story, it has a lot of facets. Here are several. The terrain includes a consultant, an online community, college, a study and an analysis. Hays Global Skills Index 2012 The index ranks what used to be called first world countries by [...]
As technology spirals beyond our control, it feels like somebody must have made a mistake. Some blame the school system, some blame the generation of video gamers. You don’t see many executives blaming themselves and trying to figure out what they did wrong.
In a world dominated by gut hunches, perception is reality. The reason we want to dig a little deeper is that when you solve a problem of perception as if it were a problem of supply, the wrong decisions get made.
Recruiting rule number 1 is that you can always solve your skills shortages with enough money. At that point, it becomes someone else’s problem. Growth in that arena is only possible with an investment of some sort. The question is “Who makes it?”
Deloitte listed Gamification as one of its key tech trends in 2012. The talk about the anbility to solve business problems in game environments. There’s a video and a white paper. “Gamification allows for the more rapid solving of problems“.
Mexico Is Now A Top Producer Of Engineers But Where Are The Jobs? “President Felipe Calder on last month boasted that Mexico graduates 130,000 engineers and technicians a year from universities and specialized high schools, more than Canada, Germany or even Brazil, which has nearly twice the population of Mexico.”