• Skills HR Managers Will Need Now

    Skills HR Managers Will Need Now

    Recently, human resource managers had very few roles to play other than recruiting workers and offering them basic support to be able to work for them. Now in the current competitive world, the scramble to get top talent has HR managers looking for employee engagement, development, and retention. HR managers are hard at work to redesign processes helping to recreate an employee’s experience in the office. Here are the skills that apply: Understanding the Employee Journey: It is less costly to maintain customers than actually acquire new ones. Similarly, from that marketing perspective HR leaders should look into the entire journey of... Read More

  • 5 HR Processes Heading for Automation

    5 HR Processes Heading for Automation

    HR functions today are getting bogged down by tasks that could be handled quickly and efficiently by automation. On average, HR managers can spend a whopping two days a week on unnecessary paperwork!Companies are constantly working toward redesigning and simplifying almost all processes from recruitment, onboarding and rewards using automation. HR professionals have the option of automating repetitive and manual tasks that help improve efficiency and workflow.Here are some HR processes that can be automated :Employee RecruitmentIn HR, there are many time intensive manual tasks involved, such as creating and posting job adverts on... Read More

  • The Role of AI in HR

    The Role of AI in HR

    AI is a machine’s ability to mimic human capabilities such as learning, problem-solving, and perception. For HR, this is the application of artificial intelligence to the function in order to streamline or automate some part of the workflow. A recent survey found that 38% of enterprises are already using AI in their workplace with 62% expecting to use it by 2018. Though they can never quite replace the human element in human resource management, AI machines are gradually developing the right intelligence to do some functions of HR properly. These are:Candidate ScreeningAn intelligent AI screening software can go through a vast number of... Read More

  • Employee Retention Strategies That You Need To Know

    Employee Retention Strategies That You Need To Know

    An effective employee retention program looks through the team’s point of view. It addresses concerns related to their desires, goals, appreciation for their work and assurance of being paid fairly. It also helps that they are both excited and challenged by their job.  But it also goes beyond the basics. Your efforts should actually start on a new hire’s first day on the job as the training and support you provide from that day sets the tone for the employee’s tenure and the path for job satisfaction.  Here are the key strategies to improve your organization’s employee retention and boost employee... Read More

  • The FDA’s Race To Catch Up With Digital Medicine

    The FDA’s Race To Catch Up With Digital Medicine

    The Food and Drug Administration announced an initiative in June, which would ramp up regulations in the digital health space. The announcement comes close after the 21st Century Cures Act which, among several proposals, starts to outline the role of FDA in overseeing digital health.It further clarified its plans with regard to regulation of digital health technologies in a new blog post last July. The most notable announcement was the new Pre-Cert for Software Pilot Program.The pre-cert program has important inclusion criteria that limit participants to those developing a “software product that meets the definition of a medical... Read More

  • Digitization of Healthcare

    Digitization of Healthcare

    Scientific and technological innovation are at the heart of improving the way doctors treat illness and disease. Long defined by non-interoperable systems and inaccessible data, digitization of healthcare now elevates and innovates data usage and analytics  — which benefits patients, physicians, and hospitals.When it comes to digitization, the healthcare industry is slowly moving forward, across a highly regulated field dealing with massive amounts of sensitive information about patients.One of the most notable efforts in this area has been the more than decade-long push to adopt electronic health records, the digital version of each... Read More