This past week I was notified by my client, Ultimate Software, that the paper I cowrote with Trish McFarlane is now available. Titled “The New Realities of Work,” the white paper explores some of the more interesting aspects of HR and talent today, including:
- Strengths-based talent practices
- The power of social influence
- How to tap into innovation
- Utilizing collaborative partnerships
Here’s a snippet:
Work is a thing you do, not a place you go. And for a large piece of the workforce, we’re seeing new ways of working impacting how we get things done. Today, people are getting up and going to work just like their parents and their grandparents did. But the nature of work itself has changed considerably over time.
According to a study by KPMG, 71% of businesses are managing teams across borders more often than they were just five years ago. In addition, PwC research says that nearly 7 in 10 people believe future work will be done remotely instead of in an office.
We now have a more social, collaborative, and connected workforce than ever before, and that shift offers new opportunities and options for companies looking to take advantage of these critical changes. Want to crowd-source solutions, create a strengths-based talent approach, or leverage the social influence of your people? Let’s get started…
It was a lot of fun to write and I hope you’ll check it out. Click here to head over and get your free download. If you don’t want to give them your email address, just hit me at email@example.com and I’ll send it to you directly.
I’d love to hear your thoughts!
Ben Eubanks is the Chief Research Officer at Lighthouse Research & Advisory. He is an author, speaker, and researcher with a passion for telling stories and making complex topics easy to understand.
His latest book Talent Scarcity answers the question every business leader has asked in recent years: “Where are all the people, and how do we get them back to work?” It shares practical and strategic recruiting and retention ideas and case studies for every employer.
His first book, Artificial Intelligence for HR, is the world’s most-cited resource on AI applications for hiring, development, and employee experience.
Ben has more than 10 years of experience both as an HR/recruiting executive as well as a researcher on workplace topics. His work is practical, relevant, and valued by practitioners from F100 firms to SMB organizations across the globe.
He has spoken to tens of thousands of HR professionals across the globe and enjoys sharing about technology, talent practices, and more. His speaking credits include the SHRM Annual Conference, Seminarium International, PeopleMatters Dubai and India, and over 100 other notable events.