Rob Catalano and I – with the support of WorkTango, The HR Gazette, and WorkingTech – launched the innovateworkTO series on May 16 and I’m pleased to announce that the first event was a great success! There were awesome speakers, a passionate panel debate and lots of networking. Thanks again to our amazing supporters, sponsors, and attendees. On June 20 we are back for the second edition. The June event
Bill Banham is Publisher at The HR Gazette and President of Iceni Marketing, the Toronto-based digital marketing agency which provides SMBs with strategy and implementation. Iceni’s services include podcasting, content marketing, editorial, email marketing and social selling. Bill has worked with lots of business tech and HR-focused brands in the UK and North America including HRreview, TalentCulture, HRmarketer, Sprigg HR, and Team Fitness Tool.
Throughout the years, the shift of technology in Human Resources has been enormous, and many experts believe core disruptions are expected in the future. It is evident that people management will continue to play a huge role in determining the success of the business, such as aligning personal aspirations with the organizational direction. Organizations must be prepared to make certain changes and set up their talent and enterprise for success.
A new Toronto-based Talent, HR and Tech community comes together for an evening of speakers, a panel and lots of idea-sharing. The theme is Innovative ways companies are recruiting and engaging talent. WorkingTech is a proud media partner of the event. Be sure to follow the chat on Twitter. Speakers will be from such brands as MaRS Venture Services, Helpful, Collage, Wexler Human Capital Consulting and Ceridian. The event has been launched by Rob
Artificial intelligence is steadily changing the workplace – helping us to work smarter. HR is quickly evolving around the trend of intelligent assistants to meet the needs of employees and employers alike. Companies are adopting, for example, intelligent assistants such as chat bots, or computer algorithms created to simulate human conversations, answer HR questions, to recruit employees, and personalize learning experiences. A survey taken by the IBM Institute for Business
Embracing Technological Innovation The early 21st century has witnessed an explosion of new technologies affecting how people work. With these innovations has come a huge change in the role and responsibilities of leaders, Talent pros and HR. Traditional HR and leadership duties simply don’t cut it in 2017. A successful HR pro, for example, must also be marketing savvy and ever-aware of the interconnectedness of the world of work.