Tag: "technology"

Do You Want to Remain Professionally Relevant in the Digital World?

Business life cycles have become increasingly susceptible to ‘disruptive’ technologies and seemingly secure careers are wavering under the ‘relevancy’ scrutiny. The key for astute professionals is a positive mindset with its ability to envision novel ways of adjusting to the dynamic demands of the digital world.

The Flipside of the Digital Playground: The Case for Reverse Mentoring

At no point in the accumulation of life moments and milestones are we ever served by retiring the thinking caps; the need for reinvention and reinvigoration is never “done.” Yet there is a large contingent of within the workplace and society at large who unwittingly subscribe to this thinking. Catchphrases of this community include statements along the lines of “Technology is a huge time waster” or “I’m too old for…” or “Machines are taking over our lives.” A case for better, “bottom-up” digital sharing is evident.

Digital Detoxing in a 24/7 World: Disconnect to Connect

Over the past year, I have had a love and hate relationship with technology. While it serves me and our company well in sharing information and staying connected with our community, if not managed well, being connected can be overwhelming and consuming. That said, what does it really mean to be disconnected?

Talent Management: Putting People First

Talent management is attracting a crowd. While usually delegated to HR, it is currently gaining visibility and sparking discussion about just what it encompasses, and who is best qualified to lead it.

Infographic: Get the Most Out of Working Remotely

Infographic created by Ayers Management.

Engagement Sapped by Common Mistakes: The Case of Uber and Amazon

The world of employee engagement has been experiencing new sounds and rhythms, where reciprocity and co-creativity are becoming the tunes of the day. In a digital workplace increasingly characterized by transparency, employees expect much more than a pay check and an annual satisfaction survey.

Office Optional

We live in a digital age. We can video conference from our phones, collaborate on a presentation in the cloud or check on the status of a project with the click of a button. All of this technology has empowered us to work smarter and faster – and without the need to be in an office.

2016 HRMA Rising Star: Christina Seargeant, CPHR

While a passion for technology steered Christina Seargeant, CPHR towards MediaCore over three years ago, a professional passion for HR quickly took hold. Developing a full-suite of HR programs for the start-up, Seargeant elevated her organization and made it the obvious choice for acquisition by Workday, which occurred in 2015. Recognized as a valued HR business partner at Workday ever since, she was also celebrated as the 2016 HRMA Rising Star.