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The First Wave of Corporate AI Is Doomed to Fail

Artificial intelligence is a hot topic right now. Driven by a fear of losing out, companies in many industries have announced AI-focused initiatives. Unfortunately, most of these efforts will fail. They will fail not because AI is all hype, but because companies are approaching AI-driven innovation incorrectly. ...




Facebook hiring 3,000 to monitor videos after murders, violence shown live

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says of videos posted on Facebook of violent crimes, "Those are all against our community standards. They don't belong there."(Photo: Martin E. Klimek, USA TODAY)Facebook will add 3,000 more people to its community team to review videos on the social network, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg, after several surfaced in recent weeks including a father livestreaming the killing of his daughter. ...




Clarify Your Goals and Intentions for Powerful Diversity and Inclusion Results

Crystalline clarity surrounding goals and intentions will help advance your initiatives for all employees and must come first.
So much potential, energy, talent, time, and money are wasted because we aren’t clear. When it comes to diversity and inclusion in particular, many of us lack clarity about our goals, the impact we want to have, or even our intentions. ...




Women are missing from the highest paid jobs

SAN FRANCISCO — If it's a high-paid job, chances are you won't find a woman in it.
 
That's the conclusion of a LinkedIn analysis, prepared for Equal Pay Day on Tuesday, of how women fared in the top 100 highest-paying jobs in the U. ...




How to Handle HR Issues as a Small Business

Human resource issues for small businesses are a world apart from the concerns a company like IBM or Apple might face in this field. For startups with few employees, human resource (HR) tasks and challenges are often a matter of a few brief conversations with the owner or supervisor. ...




Tips to Keep Yourself Safe in the Workplace

Keeping you and your co-workers safe at work, whether you build skyscrapers or websites, is something that is everyone's business and is an important aspect of any professional environment. Many companies have systems in place to keep you safe from some things, like smoke and fire, and have security systems with access control, motion detectors, and cameras keep us secure. ...




Don’t let Lack of Sleep Hinder your Chances of Professional Growth

Recent studies suggest that a majority of working individuals across the globe do not get adequate sleep which their body needs. In order to climb the ladder of success on a rapid pace, employees readily work overtime or work from home after getting back from the office which cuts down on the time dedicated to a peaceful sleep. ...




The 5 benefits of having a friend who works in HR

Life has its ups and downs, and when you get into trouble it can be very helpful to have friends who are doctors, lawyers, and accountants to help you out. But how about a friend who works in human resources?
 
1. Interview training Those who suffer from job interview stage fright should be grateful to have a friend who works in HR to practice with. ...




Transgender in the Workplace: The Necessary Conversation

Whether you are already transgender or are in the process of transitioning, a conversation should be had with your employer.  Though there may be a fear of harassment, discrimination, or lack of acceptance, it is a conversation that can and must happen. ...




It’s Time to Split HR

It's  time to say good-bye to the Department of Human Resources. Well, not the useful tasks it performs. But the department per se must go.
 
I talk with CEOs across the globe who are disappointed in their HR people. They would like to be able to use their chief human resource officers (CHROs) the way they use their CFOs—as sounding boards and trusted partners—and rely on their skills in linking people and numbers to diagnose weaknesses and strengths in the organization, find the right fit between employees and jobs, and advise on the talent implications of the company’s strategy. ...