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February, 2017 Feature:

HR’s 10 Tenets When Navigating the Digital Workplace

February, 2017, kicks off our month-long series exploring the Top 10 critical areas of digital integration in the HR workplace.  Each week, we will adding new articles highlighting the changing face of how we work, collaborate, learn, communicate and engage within the digital medium.  The month begins with “Digital is the New Black”, an overview and introduction to the series.

Digital is the New Black

Digital is the New Black

We’ve prepared the top 10 tenets that today’s HR professionals need to know when navigating the digital world of work... ...from the prerequisite of being mobile to online engagement and pulse surveys, project management tools accessible by all, ways to digitally...

Tenet #1: Go Mobile. Your Workforce Has.

Today’s work is done from the palm of your hand. Web sites and systems (including that of your company) should be responsively designed (mobile-friendly).  If your team can’t reference your company’s tasks and communiques on their smart phones, you may be missing out...

Tenet #3: Corporate eLearning in Snippets

The majority of workers view continuous training as essential or important to career success. According to the Pew Research Center’s 2016 report, The State of American Jobs, “54% see continuous learning as essential. 33% see it as important.” The report goes on to...

Tenet #4: The Case for Social Media

Social media is a game changer. Applications like LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Yelp, Wikipedia, and WordPress (to name a few) have dramatically transformed life as we know it. According to a 2016 article by SHRM Managing and Leveraging Workplace...

Tenet #5: Share the Smart Stuff in People’s Heads

Digital tools can fuel knowledge sharing in the workplace. In fact, some applications may even boost your organization’s expertise (as well as your own) in terms of tapping into the deep and diverse tribal knowledge representative among your team. These types of tools...

Tenet #6: Mentoring On-Demand

Many companies are looking to mentoring as a way to boost performance. In fact, the structured act of personal advisement is on the uptick as one of the most effective methods to engage, model corporate culture, build expertise and pass along tribal knowledge. And, in...

Tenet #7: Does Your Company Have a Pulse

It seems that no matter where I do business – at the bank, with my phone provider, places I shop – everyone wants to know how I feel after speaking with them. Have my questions been answered? Is the service friendly? How satisfied am I with my experience?  If that...

Tenet #8: People Analytics

Data and analytics has become the Holy Grail among conference titles and trade publications.   Whether in the form of genome sequencing or much smaller (the type found in tracking attrition rates for a department), the potential for uncovering valuable information has...

Tenet #9: A Short Tutorial on SEO

Walking past storefront windows featuring beautifully attired mannequins and cleverly appointed displays is a favorite pastime for many, including me. Whether a small boutique, or Nordstrom’s floor to ceiling window dressings – I stop, look, and admittedly, crave. In...

Tenet #10 From Cyber Crazy to Cyber Safe

The world can be a hazardous place, but, evidently, not as dangerous as being online. A decade ago, even the most cynical of tech geeks would not have predicted the extraordinary volume of cyber craziness running rampant today. According to a Pew Research Center 2017...

February, 2017 Feature:

HR’s 10 Tenets When Navigating the Digital Workplace

February, 2017, kicks off our month-long series exploring the Top 10 critical areas of digital integration in the HR workplace.  Each week, we will adding new articles highlighting the changing face of how we work, collaborate, learn, communicate and engage within the digital medium.  The month begins with “Digital is the New Black”, an overview and introduction to the series.

Digital is the New Black

Digital is the New Black

We’ve prepared the top 10 tenets that today’s HR professionals need to know when navigating the digital world of work... ...from the prerequisite of being mobile to online engagement and pulse surveys, project management tools accessible by all, ways to digitally...

Tenet #1: Go Mobile. Your Workforce Has.

Today’s work is done from the palm of your hand. Web sites and systems (including that of your company) should be responsively designed (mobile-friendly).  If your team can’t reference your company’s tasks and communiques on their smart phones, you may be missing out...

Tenet #3: Corporate eLearning in Snippets

The majority of workers view continuous training as essential or important to career success. According to the Pew Research Center’s 2016 report, The State of American Jobs, “54% see continuous learning as essential. 33% see it as important.” The report goes on to...

Tenet #4: The Case for Social Media

Social media is a game changer. Applications like LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Yelp, Wikipedia, and WordPress (to name a few) have dramatically transformed life as we know it. According to a 2016 article by SHRM Managing and Leveraging Workplace...

Tenet #5: Share the Smart Stuff in People’s Heads

Digital tools can fuel knowledge sharing in the workplace. In fact, some applications may even boost your organization’s expertise (as well as your own) in terms of tapping into the deep and diverse tribal knowledge representative among your team. These types of tools...

Tenet #6: Mentoring On-Demand

Many companies are looking to mentoring as a way to boost performance. In fact, the structured act of personal advisement is on the uptick as one of the most effective methods to engage, model corporate culture, build expertise and pass along tribal knowledge. And, in...

Tenet #7: Does Your Company Have a Pulse

It seems that no matter where I do business – at the bank, with my phone provider, places I shop – everyone wants to know how I feel after speaking with them. Have my questions been answered? Is the service friendly? How satisfied am I with my experience?  If that...

Tenet #8: People Analytics

Data and analytics has become the Holy Grail among conference titles and trade publications.   Whether in the form of genome sequencing or much smaller (the type found in tracking attrition rates for a department), the potential for uncovering valuable information has...

Tenet #9: A Short Tutorial on SEO

Walking past storefront windows featuring beautifully attired mannequins and cleverly appointed displays is a favorite pastime for many, including me. Whether a small boutique, or Nordstrom’s floor to ceiling window dressings – I stop, look, and admittedly, crave. In...

Tenet #10 From Cyber Crazy to Cyber Safe

The world can be a hazardous place, but, evidently, not as dangerous as being online. A decade ago, even the most cynical of tech geeks would not have predicted the extraordinary volume of cyber craziness running rampant today. According to a Pew Research Center 2017...

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