Workforce Learning Newsletter

WORKFORCE STRATEGY IN AN AGE OF DISRUPTION

Everyone is talking disruption these days. “Disruption” is this era’s “total quality management” (ugh may we never relive that mantra). The concept of disruption was birthed a few years back to label technologies that did not simply replace or upgrade prior processes, they made them obsolete, creating totally new approaches to work. Always a little late to the party, the people-management side of the house are now talking about disrupting Human Resources practices. (more…)

MANAGING THE GIG WORKFORCE

The gig economy is a top trend to watch in terms of workforce strategy. Research sources define contingent workers differently, but the consensus is that by 2020 nearly 40% of the workforce will be non-payroll workers. The attraction of moving from gig to gig is particularly strong in younger workers. (more…)