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How to Build a Flexible Annual Budget to Meet Unexpected Staffing Needs

How to Build a Flexible Annual Budget to Meet Unexpected Staffing Needs

This time of year, enterprise IT and professional services teams are crafting their staffing plans for their 2019 budgets. Those of us who have been there know this process is like gazing into a crystal ball. We might have a relatively firm idea of currently known projects and priorities.

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5 Things to Consider When Using AI for Hiring

5 Things to Consider When Using AI for Hiring

Using artificial intelligence (AI) for hiring doesn’t always pay off, as Amazon learned. For some, however, it’s a worthy investment. Nearly all Fortune 500 companies use automation to support the hiring process, according to Penn State University researchers. Further, LinkedIn found in a 2018 report (registration required)

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How Chatbots are Improving Employee Experience

How Chatbots are Improving Employee Experience

Chatbots are typically thought of as customer-facing tools — virtual digital assistants that help companies triage customer care or answer easy client questions. But bots have internal uses too, as human resource departments integrate them with Slack, Microsoft Teams, and other messaging platforms employees regularly use.

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Are People Analytics the Answer to Your Employee Engagement Woes?

Are People Analytics the Answer to Your Employee Engagement Woes?

Deloitte's Human Capital Trends 2017 report identified "Organization of the Future" as its leading trend. The report went on to note a big shift in the way employees engage with each other, from hierarchies to networks.  This social theme was reinforced in the company's 2018 report, which highlighted the

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The Role IT and Business Leaders Play in Digital Transformation Initiatives

The Role IT and Business Leaders Play in Digital Transformation Initiatives

Digital transformation is a complex process which requires buy-in across the entire enterprise, but especially at the level of CEO and C-suite. According to Branislav Kohl, CEO of Bratislava, Slovakia-based DataConcept, the process of digital transformation starts with a good internal understanding of the benefits it will bring to

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