Changing your culture is not a one-time event that involves an employee survey or a new foosball table in the break room. Culture change must be a deliberate effort to redefine how people think, feel, and act to drive business success.
Our investments in HR tech in pre-pandemic times helped us navigate the crisis better: C.H. Robinson’s CHRO
Prior to the pandemic, we had already begun to make significant investments in human capital management software for our employees across the globe. These investments paid off when lockdowns and the shift to remote work began last year, says Angie Freeman, Chief Human Resources Officer, C.H. Robinson, in an interaction with us.
COVID-19 has forced many organizations to recognize that they must be equipped with important tools for productivity, connectivity, and employee engagement, in order to respond with agility to the disruptive challenges facing the world today.
As HR professionals, we must bring these five additional skills into play, to partner with IT, to partner with procurement, and to make sure that we move to phase 3 of software deployment – “Optimising the behaviour engineering power of contemporary software tools.”
We plan to increase our focus on leveraging tools to foster greater engagement & productivity: Manulife Asia CHRO & Head of Global Learning
For Manulife, since 2018, we have invested more than CAD 750 million to enhance our digital capabilities, including for our customers, shareholders, and employees, says Joy Xu, Chief Human Resources Officer, Asia and Head of Global Learning, Manulife.
From the Bundy Clock time-tracking machine which had workers inserting a thick card into a slot to get their in-time stamped to the modern retina scan, HR has soared the technology curve and is now galloping ahead.
Companies that infuse flexibility, empathy will win on hiring, retaining talent: Eimear Marrinan, HubSpot
I'd love to see more technologies that help enable true serendipitous socialising, says Eimear Marrinan, Director of Culture at HubSpot, in an interaction with us.