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human resource is dead

HUMAN RESOURCES IS DEAD

The term ‘Human Resource’ was first coined in 1893 by John R. Commons in his book The Distribution of Wealth and subsequently used in the 1920’s as workers were increasingly seen as a kind of capital asset. Think about that. In a world where a better, more powerful smartphone comes out every year, most companies still believe in attracting talent - the most essential component of their busine ...

A.I. IS NOT THE TERMINATOR

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS NOT THE TERMINATOR

We’ve seen the movies. Hulking Austrian bodybuilder in a leather jacket and shades, living tissue over metal endoskeleton, kicking down doors to terminate all living humans. It figures why the very concept of Artificial Intelligence makes some of us uneasy. Especially when it comes to our job security. In fact, very few subjects in science and technology are causing as much excitement right ...

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Robots Are Coming To Take Our Jobs

Well, not really.  Let’s start with admitting the fact that disruption is inevitable, but nonetheless, deeply feared. This is true in all facets of human life, but especially in the workforce when it comes to facing the reality of robots and artificial intelligence.  We’ve seen this with every big technological leap. From the printing press to the farming and later the industrial revoluti ...

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Get Over Yourself, It’s Not Just About You.

It’s easy to feel that the problems of finding and retaining talent are only affecting you. The truth is, this is a problem affecting all industries across all markets. In today’s increasingly individualistic ‘always on’ talent economy, the trends of doing business are rapidly changing, and Human Resources departments have to adapt. One of the top challenges HR departments have to face is emplo ...

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Should You Replace Your People With Robots?

If you think this question is a joke, I assure you that it isn’t. In an early 21st century world that is hungry for quality products and services delivered in a timely manner, and which also constantly bemoans the lack of work ethic amongst the millennial workforce, companies and human resource professionals like you have very real reasons to look to our machine counterparts for an answer to your ...