No matter where you get your news, it’s obvious that we’re in the throes of a leadership crisis -- or three or five. President Trump’s head-scratching “surrender summit” in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin sent shockwaves across the globe. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May faced her biggest political setback as David Davis, the key Brexit negotiator, abruptly resigned because he could no longer, in good faith, go along with the exit strategy. And of course, Uber[...]
As VMSA Live 2017 approaches, with technology taking center stage, we’ve focused many of our recent articles on the digital future of staffing. We can no longer deny the tremendous role technology now plays in the entire workforce lifecycle. Artificial intelligence is helping us pioneer enhanced employee experiences and streamline the sourcing process. Virtual reality may hold the key to a new level of diversity and inclusion. Smart technologies are allowing HR, procurement and contingent workforce professionals to optimize their own productivity and mobility. Many processes may now be carried out from any location, at any time. This brings us to the reality of “digital talent” in an increasingly agile workforce. With offices becoming more virtual, new management attitudes will be required to succeed.