Before recessing for the Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation reauthorizing the National Apprenticeship Act (NAA), which would invest billions of dollars in the work-based learning model, codify standards, and expand apprenticeship to new communities and industries.
COVID-19 has drastically upended Generation Z’s college experience. An increasing number of these young adults—the oldest are 23 this year—are rethinking how they want to spend this time, opting for a “gap experience,” a period of time away from school.
HR transitioned its traditional functions to virtual formats as companies pivoted to remote operations due to COVID-19, using technologies expected to endure after the health crisis has passed.
The House Education and Labor Committee recently passed legislation reauthorizing the National Apprenticeship Act (NAA), which would invest billions of dollars in the work-based learning model, codify standards, and expand apprenticeship to new communities and industries.
The emergence of technology platforms as a lifeline for remote workers has exposed a lingering problem in human resources: the need for HR to develop new technology competencies to serve the evolving needs of their organizations—a need underscored, experts say, by the growing dependence on apps, collaboration networks, conferencing tools and other systems to replace in-person transactions.
The accelerating adoption of new technologies in human resources, made more urgent by the COVID-19 pandemic, is changing the skills, roles and jobs that will be needed in the future. SHRM Online talked with HR practitioners, researchers and consultants about the new technology-centric roles and job titles that will emerge in coming years as a result of these profound changes.