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.
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.
we can credit the Millennials and younger in the workplace for pushing change forward—encouraging and enabling significant changes to the learning opportunities provided with a focus on education and development that is both engaging and enduring. Moreover, while it may be a Millennial push, it serves to benefit everyone and is key for all organizations.
The world of work is being transformed as we enter a new phase of the “age of the machine.” With disruptive technologies pushing the frontiers of automation, some of the comparative advantages humans have traditionally enjoyed relative to technology are eroding.
HRMA members respond to the question, “What global factor poses the greatest challenge for HR?”
History has borne witness to three industrial revolutions and we are now in the throes of the fourth—one which gives rise to a new form of workplace partnership grounded in the technology of artificial intelligence.