HR tech news this week: July 19-23

From developing a robust hybrid work plan to making the best use of the new SEC disclosure regulations, here's what you might have missed.
By: | July 23, 2021

How data, storytelling can work together under the new SEC rules: Employers can maximize the value of the new SEC disclosure regulations by using people analytics to “share their stories,” industry analyst Josh Bersin says. He recently explored the impact of the regulations on HR and highlighted best practices in human capital metrics reporting during a webinar. Read more

Why building employee trust is the next frontier for AI in HR: “Trustwothy AI” should be a critical component of the HR tech landscape going forward, according to a new survey. Read more.

How Momentive, formerly SurveyMonkey, uses surveys to support employees: The chief people officer explains how the poll-reliant people strategy inside the tech company has led to new benefits, summer resets and more. Read more.

2 must-haves for a strong hybrid work plan from a Stanford expert: As the country reopens and employers consider return-to-office plans, hybrid models of work—in which employees work part-time at home and part-time in the office—will be the most popular trend, said Nicholas Bloom, William Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University and a remote work expert, during an HRE webinar. Read more.

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HR Tech Conference 2021: Why EX is at the forefront of HR technology: Pandemic stressors plus a tight labor market mean employee experience remains a top priority for HR leaders and their tech partners. Read more.

How to embrace the new world of hybrid work: Hybrid plans should be an opportunity for “future-forward design,” not just a “return to work,” this HR Tech keynoter says. Read more.

What’s behind one CHRO’s drive to connect company purpose to EX: Topia’s Jacky Cohen says the organization’s employees have developed a stronger appreciation for the role of HR tech throughout the pandemic. Read more.

HR Tech Number of the Day: virtual college recruiting: Who wins with virtual recruiting? That was the question posed by a recent study from early-career community Handshake. The survey examined perceptions of the virtual recruiting of college students and the findings reveal how prevalent the shift to virtual has become and where it’s making the most impact. Read more.

Elizabeth Clarke is executive editor of Human Resource Executive. She earned a journalism degree from the University of Florida and then spent more than 25 years as a reporter and editor in South Florida before joining HRE. Elizabeth lives with her family in Palm Beach County. She can be reached at eclarke@lrp.com.

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