2018 Trends & Predictions

Explore the most recent trends from our experts. Learn what’s going to be hot (or not) in 2018 and beyond.

Top 10 Best HR Conferences to Attend in 2019

Given the rapid growth of our industry, HR professionals have become well-versed in keeping up with the latest and greatest in technology, trends, strategies and solutions. We are always looking for exciting ways to expand our network, have hands-on experiences and...

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Will Robots Take Our Jobs?

From generation to generation, the job market has changed dramatically. We’ve gone from farming to factories to offices in a matter of centuries. And as technology becomes more and more advanced, many workers fear that they will eventually be replaced by robots, as...

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2018 Social Media Changes & Trends

As with all things digital, social media changes quickly. Keep up to speed with these predictions and upcoming trends in the way candidates engage with social platforms. Video Marketing - It's stunning but not surprising that 80% of all internet traffic is expected to...

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Employment Trends to Watch in 2018

New millennial careers, female tech revolution, the 5G mobile network, retail unemployment crisis, social media ad regulation – you’ll find all this and more employment trends in The Future 100. So many of these upcoming trends will have an impact on the working...

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Addressing Protests in the Workplace

The continued demonstrations by players in the NFL have sparked numerous debates, including ones focused on protests in the workplace. While some people argue that such actions aren’t legally protected, others say that the athletes (i.e., employees) are well within...

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Chatbots: Instant Gratification for Job Applicants

Instant gratification is the way of the world today. Whatever people want, from their online purchases to the pizza they ordered, they want it NOW. Chatbots, which are pre-programmed and scripted chat partners that don’t require a human to respond to you, are the...

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Using Technology to Close the Pay Gap

Despite hearing employers tout their diversity efforts, women can still see that the large majority of senior leadership is male, and the labor statistics continue to show that men earn more for comparable work. There have always been obstacles for women trying to...

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UX Design Trends for 2017

User experience design (UX) is always evolving. So to help you keep up with all the changes coming this year, InVision recently published an article outlining 5 UX design trends to watch in 2017. Among the things we’ll see is an increased focus on time-saving design....

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Control Shift: A New Way to Connect with Candidates

Now more than ever, consumers are ceding power to technology by exchanging data for utility. That’s the subject of “Control Shift,” a digital trends report recently published by the Innovation Group. In it you’ll find insights that can help you enhance the experience for job seekers and better connect with top talent. So read on, and discover a new era of recruitment.

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TED Talks, Job Seekers Listen

Active job seekers know that finding a career you love is easier said than done. So why not listen to those who’ve already done it? In the following TED Talks, you’ll get advice on how to overcome various obstacles and land a position that fits your talents, values...

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Drones & Professional Recruitment

Drones are sweet. Sure, they’re also controversial. But have you ever flown one? It’s a lot of fun, and surprisingly easy. Plus, drones can be used for business purposes, including advertising. So what does that mean for recruitment? Let’s explore some scenarios that...

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Outplacement as an Employee Benefit

It’s an unfortunate and uncomfortable but common conversation for the HR department: an employee’s time with your company has come to an end. And while plans may have already been made to cover the business in absence of the employee, what about the employee now in...

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What Will Tomorrow’s Careers Site Look Like?

We are hearing more and more discussion about how a happy workforce is a productive one. This is not a concept but rather a hard fact that is backed up by more and more statistics. Last year’s winners in Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For actually showed revenue...

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Trends for 2015: Serialization

Don’t be afraid to tell an in-depth story, but tell it over time. Perhaps you tell the story of an employee, in-depth through detailed stories about their career, but build it over a series of 10 weeks in newsletters or blog posts. Instead of rolling out values all at once, consider spacing them out with one value each month, tied with exercises and complementary content that explores it more fully.

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2015 HR Trends: Two Things to Strive For & One to Watch

Our industry is changing and maturing faster than ever. As 2014 winds down I wanted to take a few minutes to outline a few predictions for the upcoming year and highlight a technology that may finally be coming of age. Following are a few predictions for human resources in 2015.

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Culture Advice for 2015 from a Creative

Every year you’re inundated with "Top Trends of 20-whatever" lists to prepare you for the year ahead. While I agree with a lot of those lists, I really think there needs to be a "Trends You Can No Longer Ignore" list – things you simply must address in order to remain...

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Minimum Marketable Culture

Minimum Marketable Product Culture A new way of developing company cultures.   When product designers want to get an idea to market quickly, they’ll develop a Minimum Marketable Product (MMP)*. Simply defined by Roman Pichler, an MMP is, “The product with the...

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Branding Experts on Trends in 2015

What are going to be the big branding trends in 2015? What will be the biggest opportunity? The toughest challenge?   That’s exactly what Branding Magazine asked 16 branding experts from around the world in this full Branding Roundtable. What follows is just a hint of...

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A Lack Of “Experience”

While the word “experience” is frequently used, explaining it can prove deceptively challenging. A useful trick to understanding “experience” is recognizing its absence. Often times you don’t even realize the role it plays until it is removed. For example, one recent...

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Industry-Changing HR Media

I recently heard a story about how a colleague of mine searched for his first job back in the early 1990s. At the time, he was living on the East Coast and wanted to move to the West Coast. Classified ads in the local newspaper were really the only way to learn about...

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Take On Trending Topics

Meta-analysis, hipster phrase turned useful tool, takes many different sources of individual information and summarizes their findings to evaluate larger trends. More importantly, this method can get small organizations into big conversations. The ever-present “Top...

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