After joining my first big company, Monster.com, I was sent to my first big conference. As their social media ninja, they wanted me to know the most forward-thinking social strategies and sent me to learn from the big brands. I geeked out. I read all of the overviews and had my agenda planned days ahead […]
I’ve seen a LOT of job listings over the last few years, so I shouldn’t be surprised at any of the preposterous skill requirements that some hiring managers seem to be looking for. But then I saw this one. I could hardly believe what was listed as the No. 1 required skill for a position […]
The Japanese career-change site for caregivers Job.KiraCare.jp — which is owned by HR firm Leverages Inc. — has established its second branch office in Nagoya to expand sales and support services in Aichi prefecture.
Artificial Intelligence speeds up the recruitment process by removing manual tasks and makes the recruiter more productive What’s the Need for AI in HR? The HR functions comprise of recruitment, onboarding, compensation, benefits, payroll, etc. However, automation is very much needed in the recruitment process.
About 15 years ago, I was sitting at an office dinner party, and the company president was giving an emotional speech about the importance of company culture. The speech was inspiring, revolutionary, and confusing. Confusing because I was unsure what he meant by culture. Did he mean the behaviors he would like to see in […]
Are performance-based pay structures worth all of the hassle? It feels like the amount of effort that goes into these pay structures might not be worth the squeeze. Typically performance-based pay requires the measurement of key performance indicators. That means that I’m paying someone to measure all of the “stuff.” That’s fine for me because […]
Move over, millennials. There’s a new kid in town. Heralded as the most diverse, best-educated generation yet — it’s clear that the Generation Z population (those born after the mid-90s) is much more than simply the “little brother” as they start trickling into the workplace. By next year, Gen Z-ers are expected to make up […]
Sometimes I learn things from my personal life and can apply that learning to situations I encounter in my work life. Sometimes it’s the other way around. I’ve personally never been able to keep my home life separate from my work life. I’m a continuous learner on both fronts. And I’m just not wired that […]
Growing up, my parents shared many stories of the struggle, perseverance, and the marginalization of black people. My father frequently closed with, “There’s no shame in being black, it just ain’t easy at times.” He wasn’t kidding! I grew up in a society located smack dab in the middle of the land of the free, […]
Data and analytics technologies play a crucial role in providing a clearer and concise picture of candidates, in a similar way to how RChilli developed a configuration feature to omit biases like gender, race, age, etc., in recruitment.
Founded in Mar. 2012, Mirai Works (TSE: 6563) is a one-stop shop to meet job needs of freelancers, entrepreneurs as well as regular employees. The company also owns and manages a freelance job site at FreeConsultant.jp, a job site for fintech human resources at FinTechConsultant.jp…
Technology such as AI (resume parser tool, ATS), advanced machine languages, advanced versions of applications has transformed the way the business works.
When I chose to march down the HR career path, I didn’t anticipate I’d become the “go-to” for all HR and career-related questions from family and friends. Don’t get me wrong, it’s as a privilege to be someone that family and friends can lean on in this area. But while it’s a privilege, it can […]
Technology can change recruitment only when it is executed correctly. These trends are ready to transform human resources and give it a new direction to achieve overall productivity. If you are looking at getting real value from your business, technology is the key to achieve it. But keep in mind that you stay abreast with […]