Posts Tagged ‘soft skills’

Emotional Intelligence: Humans & Machines?

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Emotional Intelligence: Differentiator for Humans & Machines? How can humans adapt to make the best use of machines—and remain employed? We talked earlier about the future of work and the likelihood that automation and algorithms may sharply reduce the job pool of the future. The use of automation in human capital management allows HR the opportunity…

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The Future of Jobs: What Does it Mean for HR?

A recent report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) describes a rapidly evolving workplace. Creating strategies, using targeted tech, and making the right choices now all depend on knowing what the job market might look like in as little as two years. In January, leaders of industry, business, and tech mingled with wealthy entrepreneurs and…

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Hard Hiring Decisions: Do Soft Skills Count?

In the recruiting world, skill sets are often reduced to metrics.  But what about so-called soft skills?  Do they matter? If you use an applicant tracking system (ATS), you save time and money posting jobs, parsing suitable candidates, and viewing organized feedback on your hiring choices. For any job opening, you have applicants with superb…

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