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Tom Haak

Keynote speaker | Inspirator | Challenger at HR Trend Institute

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Tom is Director of the HR Trend Institute, which he founded in 2014.
Tom has an extensive experience in HR Management in multinational companies. From 2006-2014 he was the global HR Director for Arcadis, the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, with today 27,000 employees worldwide. Prior to Arcadis he worked in senior HR positions at Aon, KPMG and Philips Electronics.
Tom has a keen interest in innovative HR and how organizations can benefit from trend shifts.

Specialties: HR strategy, recruitment, executive development, management development, talent management, international HR strategies, knowledge management, internal communication, executive compensation, performance management, global collaboration, HR trends, HR analytics, people analytics

Available For: Consulting, Speaking
Travels From: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Speaking Topics: hr trends, hr strategy, people analytics

Speaking Fee $5,000

Personal Speaking Website: hrtrendinstitute.com
Tom HaakPoints
Academic80
Author350
Influencer185
Speaker386
Entrepreneur20
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Featured Videos

11 HR Trends for 2021
November 24, 2020
An overview of important HR trends
November 24, 2020
How can we use HR trends to accelerate out of the crisis?
November 24, 2020

Featured Topics

HR Trends

An overview of important HR trends. Keynotes can be general, or focused on a specific area (recruitment
learning & development, talent management, people analytics)

Building an impactful HR strategy

How to create an impactful HR strategy? Turning a strategy into a plan, using current HR trends.

Trends in people analytics

Overview of trends in people analytics, and how organisations can benefit from a data driven and evidence based approach.

Company Information

Company Type: Service Provider
Theatre: Global
Media Experience: 20+ years
Last Media Training: 01/30/2019
Last Media Interview: 01/30/2019

Areas of Expertise

Analytics 31.02
Future of Work 75.61
HR 69.91
Innovation 60.87
Leadership 37.07
AI
Agile 30.07
Culture 30.50
Management 41.24
Startups
Edtech
Diversity and Inclusion 30.43
COVID19 42.60
Predictive Analytics 30.71
Digital Transformation
Social 38.08
Digital Disruption 30.14
Sales 30.22
Customer Experience 30.06
Design Thinking
Business Strategy 30.14
Mobility 30.97

Industry Experience

Engineering & Construction
Professional Services

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Publications

74 Article/Blogs
What are the interests of HR professionals?
HR Trend Institute
April 05, 2021
On March 3-5, 2021, my friends from Teneo organised their annual flagship conference, the HRcoreLAB. Normally this is for me a good start of the conference season, as you cannot offer me a better treat than a week in beautiful Barcelona in March. Unfortunately this year the conference was online (different, but also an excellent experience).

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Tags: Social, Leadership, HR

How to make your 2021 HR Plan
HR Trend Institute
April 02, 2021
This is the time of the year to review your 2021 HR Plan (if you still make annual plans…). The textographic below provides seven steps to design your plan.

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Tags: Social, Leadership, HR

Why is HR obsessed with getting the basics right?
HR Trend Institute
March 16, 2021
THIS WEEK IN THE NEWSLETTER
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News of the HR Trend Institute -updated-
HR Trend Institute
March 03, 2021
This week in the newsletter

In this newsletter we cover:

The latest episodes of “Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom”
Webinar Effectory
New Recordings
Old Recordings
Add Tom Haak to your Team

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Add Tom Haak to your team!
HR Trend Institute
February 25, 2021
A client asked me recently: can we buy an annual subscription to you? A kind of “multi ticket” card (the Dutch word is “strippenkaart”). We pay you a retainer, and every activity you do for us costs one or more tickets.

I liked the idea, and they became the first client who bought a multi ticket. I branded this “Add Tom Haak to your team”. Or: Strengthen your team with Tom.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, HR

The Personal User Guide
HR Trend Institute
February 17, 2021
In this newsletter we cover:

The latest episodes of “Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom”
The Geeks, Geezers and Googlization Show
HRcoreLAB 2021

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Tags: Leadership, HR

The Collection of the Museum of HR
HR Trend Institute
February 15, 2021
The curators of the Museum of HR have done a great job. In the museum you can now find thirteen different collections. We hope the past can inspire you to do things differently in the future!

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11 tendências de RH para 2021
HR Trend Institute
January 27, 2021
Tradução (do inglês): Roberto Leão, Director South America na HR Trend Institute (Instituto de tendências de RH).

HR Trend Institute foi fundado em 2014. Nos últimos seis anos, todos os anos, em novembro, publicamos uma visão geral das tendências de RH que percebemos para o ano seguinte.

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2020 in 12 photos
HR Trend Institute
January 19, 2021
The year 2020 of Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute in 12 photos. With The Christoffelberg, Verona and Talking HR Trends.

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Tags: HR

Basic Architecture HR - Update
HR Trend Institute
January 18, 2021
For a client (in 2016) we drew a basic HR architecture that is becoming very common in larger organisations. Nothing revolutionary, but it helped in the discussion about the future of HR in this organisation. Very common: HR Operations is still undervalued. High quality HR architects are scarce.

New in the updated version (2021): A separate section for “Employee Success”.

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Tags: Future of Work, HR, Innovation

Top 11 HR Trends to look out for in 2021
HR.com
December 23, 2020
Article about the major trends that will influence HR in 2021

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11 HR Trends to take into account for 2021
HR Trend Institute
November 23, 2020
Our annual overview of trends we think that will be important in the coming year. We have chosen 11:

1. Ethical leadership
2. The search for the anti-fragile personality
3. Goodbye HR Business Partner
4. The hybrid office
5. Increasing risk of detachment
6. Skill mapping: looking for adjacent skills
7. More nudging than policing
8. The Personal User Guide
9. Digital tracking / The return of Big Brother
10. VR breakthrough
11. All leaders are coaches? Stop beating a dead horse

A lot more detail in the article and in the video.

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15 Examples of Workplace Nudging
HR Trend Institute
November 09, 2020
Wikipedia defines nudging as follows: “Nudge is a concept in behavioural science, political theory and economics which proposes positive reinforcement and indirect suggestions as ways to influence the behaviour and decision making of groups or individuals. Nudging contrasts with other ways to achieve compliance, such as education, legislation or enforcement”.

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Talking HR Trends with Natal and Tom
HR Trend Institute
November 03, 2020
In Newsletter 2020/6 of the HR Trend Institute two subject: the launch of “Talking HR Trends with Natal and Tom”, and the Masterclass “Determining your 2021 HR Agenda”.

Today we are starting a new series: “Talking HR Trends with Natal and Tom”. In short 10-minute videos Natal Dank (of PXO Culture) and Tom Haak will discuss HR and the trends that are important for people and organisations. Today’s episode: “Are all eyes on HR?”.

If you have subjects you would like us to cover, please let us know!

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Tags: Leadership, HR

HR Agenda Post Covid-19 - A few suggestions
HR.com
October 28, 2020
Suggestions for the HR agenda post COVID-19

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Tags: Future of Work, HR, Innovation

Update from the HR Trend Institute 2020/5
HR Trend Institute
October 26, 2020

In this update we cover:

-Masterclass “Determining your 2021 HR agenda”
-Casual collision, dialogue and collective intelligence
-The customer experience: why are some processes so slow?

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Tags: Customer Experience, Management, HR

Update from the HR Trend Institute 2020/4
HR Trend Institute
October 20, 2020
In this update we cover five issues:

Global Workplace Study 2020
Collective Brains
Personalisation
Customer service
HR Trend Institute for sale?

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Every good conversation starts with listening. Really?
HR Trend Institute
October 19, 2020
Back in 2014 Remco Mostertman, founder of the Dutch HR Community, wanted to start a series with HR Quotes, and he asked if he could share (on Twitter) some of my videos with a nice quote. I provided some quotes, but Remco didn’t like the quote I provided with a short video about listening, so he suggested another one, he found on the internet: “Every good conversation starts with listening”. He created a picture (unfortunately I cannot find it anymore), where a very big ear was attached to my head, and a balloon with the quote. It was posted on Twitter somewhere in August 2014.

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COVID-19 and Gamification
HR Trend Institute
October 12, 2020
I have just downloaded the new Dutch COVID-19 app (“Corona Melder“), and this app does not contain any gamification element. I am a keen user of Duolingo and the simple gamification elements used in this solution could have been an example for the Corona app. From Wikipedia I get some of the game design elements.

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Easy-peasy HR processes
HR Trend Institute
October 05, 2020
In this article a collection of HR processes, collected by the HR Trend Institute and the Museum of HR. From easy-peasy to more complex.

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Update from the HR Trend Institute 2020/3
HR Trend Institute
October 05, 2020

In this update we cover four issues:

1.New videos on our YouTube channel
2.Collaboration with Tecnológico de Monterrey
3.What will be the trends for 2021?
4.How to create your HR Plan in five minutes

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Communication models, from Aristotle to White
HR Trend Institute
September 28, 2020
There are many communication models, and they all look alike. There is a sender and there are one or more receivers. The sender can choose a channel, and whatever channel she chooses, the message is distorted. The receivers are active or passive. It they react, maybe even if they don’t react, there is feedback. A channel is chosen for the feedback, and the feedback is distorted, if you like it or not. Miscommunication models would maybe be as better title.

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The Eisenhower matrix and various other grids for HR
HR Trend Institute
September 21, 2020
What is a consultant without a grid?
2×2 grids are part of the toolkit of almost any consultant. There are many HR related grids, and we have collected a few for your inspiration and entertainment. And not only 2×2’s.

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HR Pyramids
HR Trend Institute
September 07, 2020
The Pyramid
After the circle and the arrow, the pyramid is probably the most used shape in HR visuals. We found HR pyramids everywhere. Unfortunately we had to report a lot of pyramid abuse. In many visuals it is not clear why a pyramid is used. A good example of the proper use of a pyramid is Maslows pyramid with the hierarchy of needs. The basic needs at the bottom, more “luxury” needs at the top. The higher in the pyramid, the smaller the size of the people in the group. One big group is missing in Maslow’s pyramid: the group of people whose most basic needs are not met.

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The ideal HR organisation
HR Trend Institute
August 31, 2020
Recently we published a collection of HR models (What does good HR look like: 30 different models). These models were focused on the required competencies of successful HR professionals. Another question is: how do we organise HR? We collected more than 40 visuals that can inspire you when transforming your HR organisation. We hope you enjoy this collection of circles, pyramids, arrows and flow-charts.

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What does good HR look like? 30 different HR models
HR Trend Institute
August 24, 2020
HR is a young profession. The profession loves processes and frameworks. Of course there are also many frameworks that outline what good HR should look like. For this overview we collected around 30 of them.

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A collection of Performance Management Cycles
HR Trend Institute
August 19, 2020
We all loved the performance management cycle!
Performance management is changing. Almost every HR professional has been involved with performance management cycle design. The HR Trend Institute, in collaboration with The Muesum of HR, is preparing an exhibition of performance management cycles.

In this article we present an overview of nearly 50 performance management cycles. The first conclusions: it is a rather boring collection and the similarity between the cycles is big. The variety is caused by the level of detail of the process that is provided.

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HR in 2025
HR Trend Institute
July 27, 2020
Last week I was interviewed as part of a research into “HR in 2025”. This was an interesting conversation, and in the article I want to capture some thoughts I had, before I forget them (and before I change my mind..). It is by no means my intention to summarise the interview, the researchers can do a better job, and I am looking forward to the report that will be published somewhere this fall.

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Tags: HR, Future of Work

12 tips for online conference organisers
HR Trend Institute
June 03, 2020
Many online conferences are boring. I am part of the international conference industry. A big part of my activities is performing and chairing at HR conferences around the world. The live conference business has stopped abruptly in March, and part of it has moved online, waiting for better times.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, HR

Some suggestions for the HR agenda post COVID-19
HR Trend Institute
June 02, 2020
Generalising is dangerous. Organisations and businesses face all kind of different challenges. We expect some of them to be rather common. The most important priority for HR: what can we contribute to dealing with the most burning challenges.

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Tags: Management, HR, COVID19

HR Trends and the Corona Crisis
HR.com
May 22, 2020
Article on HR.com.

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Establishing Workplace Habits
HR.com
April 16, 2020
The Power of Habits - Although I like variety and change, I am also a big fan of well-established habits. Part of my time is spent on daily, weekly or annual habits. Examples: Daily: meditating (with Headspace). A cold shower. No meat. Seven hours sleep. Weekly: 3-4 times running, total at least 30K. Bi-weekly: Ajax home match (during the season). Annually: Certain runs (like the Posbankloop and the Zevenheuvelenloop). A couple of weeks in the sun during the winter. Habits at Work Habits can be powerful, also at work.

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Tags: Future of Work, HR

Van HR Tech wordt alleen het bedrijf beter, de medewerkers staat in de kou
ZigZagHR
March 04, 2020
Article at ZigZag HR about HR tech

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Tags: Future of Work, HR, Innovation

The Psychology of People Analytics
HR.com
February 24, 2020
Article in the HR Strategy & Planning Excellence magazine of HR.com

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9 mega HR trends
HR Community Netherlands
February 18, 2020
There are many relevant trends that impact the future of work. Most trends are not new, they have been visible for years. If HR would use the opportunities more created by the trends, the impact of HR could be a lot higher! Article in special magazine: The Future of Work 2030

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How to make your 2020 HR Plan
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February 17, 2020

This is the time of the year to make your 2020 HR Plan (if you still make annual plans…). The textographic below provides seven steps to design your plan.
We recommend you to pay special attention to:

Mapping and measuring the employee journey
Upgrading your people analytics capacity
Improving “continuous listening“
Personalisation, by measuring individual preferences

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Tags: Management, HR

AI and Analytics: Please improve my experience!
HR.com
December 18, 2019
Article on HR.com

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Tags: Future of Work, HR, Innovation

Prescriptive Analytics in HR
HR.com
October 23, 2019
Article on prescriptive analytics in HR.

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Low tech tools for HR professionals
HR.com
August 29, 2019
An overview of low tech tools for HR professionals

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How AI can help to decrease bias in sourcing and selection
HR.com
June 20, 2019
AI developments are going fast, also in the HR domain. AI can help to decrease the bias in sourcing and selection. This article describes how.

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Personalisation in HR: some ideas
HR.com
June 20, 2019
Personalisation is one of the important HR trends. What is personalisation and how can it be used to increase the impact of HR?

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How to rate HR Tech solutions
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March 25, 2019
At Unleash London 2019, Tom Haak gave a presentation on: "How to improve the employee experience with HR". Use the HR Solution Rater to rate HR Tech.
The post How to rate HR Tech solutions appeared first on HR Trend Institute.

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“A good HR professional is not too submissive”
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March 18, 2019
Tom Haak, of the HR Trend Institute, was interviewed by the Slovenian Times. He talks about a variious subjects, like the profile of HR professionals.
The post “A good HR professional is not too submissive” appeared first on HR Trend Institute.

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Tom Haak’s podcasts, interviews, video’s and more
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March 12, 2019
Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute is one of the leading global HR thought leaders. An overview of interviews, podcasts, quotes and videos.
The post Tom Haak’s podcasts, interviews, video’s and more appeared first on HR Trend Institute.

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Is it time to replace your CHRO?
HR Trend Institute
March 11, 2019
Is it time to change your CHRO? Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute outlines 7 indications signalling that there could be issues.

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Measure to improve diversity
HR.com
March 07, 2019
In the 2/2019 issue of "HR Strategy & Planning Excellence", of HR.com an article of Tom Haak was published. "Serious about diversity? Measure rigorously!". 

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership, HR, Diversity and Inclusion

“Talent Management is often Window Dressing”
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March 04, 2019
Tom Haak, director of the HR Trend Institute, was interviewed by Remote-How ("Make it work, remotely"). One of the subjects covered: talent management.
The post “Talent Management is often Window Dressing” appeared first on HR Trend Institute.

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How to improve Internal Communications
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February 28, 2019
Tom Haak, director of the HR Trend Institute, was interviewed by Smarp about how to improve internal communications in the workplace.
The post How to improve Internal Communications appeared first on HR Trend Institute.

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Creating a sound HR Strategy
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February 11, 2019
Creating a focused HR strategy is not easy Most HR strategies are not well connected to the urgent business issues 8 steps to create your HR strategyThe post Creating a sound HR Strategy appeared first on HR Trend Institute

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10 Talent Management Trends for 2019
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January 28, 2019
Tom Haak had a discussion with a team of HR professionals of Deutsche Telekom about the future of talent management 10 Talent Management Trends for 2019 The post 10 Talent Management Trends for 2019 appeared first on HR Trend Institute

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Latest Trends in Employee Mood Measurement
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January 21, 2019
Employee mood measurement is evolving Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute outlines nine of the currentv trends in emoployee mood measurement The post Latest Trends in Employee Mood Measurement appeared first on HR Trend Institute

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Trends in the personal data of Tom Haak
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January 14, 2019
2018 was the first full year Tom Haak used his Apple watch to track activities workouts meditation and sleep Some insights in his personal dataThe post Trends in the personal data of Tom Haak appeared first on HR Trend Institute

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5 Internal Communications Trends for 2019
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January 07, 2019
Internal communications is changing slowly Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute outlines five trends that will influence internal communications in 19The post 5 Internal Communications Trends for 2019 appeared first on HR Trend Institute

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Erosion of the Employee Experience
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December 03, 2018
Last week I published 10 inspiring HR Trends for 2019 Number four on this list of HR trends was labelled Erosion of the Employee Experience Why do we thinkthe Employee Experience concept is erodingThe post Erosion of the Employee Experience appeared first on HR Trend Institute

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10 inspiring HR trends for 2019
HR Trend Institute
November 26, 2018
The annual overview of important HR trends for the coming year, by the HR Trend Institute. 10 Inspiring HR Trends for 2019!

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Talent Management Trends for 2019
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November 19, 2018
Tom Haak spoke with a team of HR professionals of Deutsche Telekom about the future of talent management In this video a summary of Toms answers to the questions of the teamThe post Talent Management Trends for 2019 appeared first on HR Trend Institute

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The HR Canon a sneak preview
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November 12, 2018
The HR Canon will will contain 50 pieces that are representative for the development of HRM from late 19th century to today In this post a snak preview The post The HR Canon a sneak preview appeared first on HR Trend Institute

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A collection of 31 different career paths
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November 05, 2018
The virtual Museum of HR has a big room full with visualisations of career paths In this post a selection Most careers go up by ladder The post A collection of 31 different career paths appeared first on HR Trend Institute

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To a more human and holistic HR
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August 07, 2017
Illustration Studio Fee OverbeekeWhen I started working in 1982 HR did not really exist We were called Personnel Managers Probably I just started working in the period that personnel management started to gain importance and management and personnel professionals became aware that organisations

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The invasion of Chatbots
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June 06, 2017
Illustration Studio Fee OverbeekeI am Norman the writing bot How can I helpyouMy name is Tom Haak I am working at the HR Trend Institute and writing a blog post about the use of chatbots inHRNice to meet you Tom How can I helpyouWhat is achatbotA chatbot is a computer program desig

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The use of Personas in HR
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May 11, 2017
Illustration Studio Fee OverbeekeShero HunkemollerRelatively late apologies I picked up the trend to use personas in HR Last year I heard a story of the CHRO of Hunkemoller Anne Jaake in which she explained how they used the Hunkemoller persona Shero to redesign HR at Hunkemoller Since the

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Organisational Network Analysis
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May 01, 2017
Illustration Studio Fee OverbeekeMost HR practices are still very much focused on individuals Today teams and networks of teams and individuals are increasingly important Analysing organisational networks is an important skill for the HR professional and it has become a lot easier with current

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Trends in HR Job Titles
linkedin
April 12, 2017
Having participated in various HR Conferences the last months, I was able to collect some new HR job titles. A list that can inspire you, when you still are in need of a job title.

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Talent Everywhere
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April 10, 2017
Illustration Studio Fee OverbeekeTalent Management TrendsEnd 2015 we published our article 10 Talent Management Trends for 2016 Most of these trends are still veryactual10 Talent Management Trends HR Trend InstituteIn this article we want to focus on number 9 internal and external tal

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Keep It Simple
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April 03, 2017
Illustration Studio Fee OverbeekeHR tends to make things too complicatedFour ways to keep it simple inHR1 Keep your HR teamsmallOnce upon a time I had the luck to lead an HR top team A small corporate team with five people All A-players with the ability to get high quality work done and

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Agile HR
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March 27, 2017
Illustration Studio Fee OverbeekeIn our list 11 HR Trends for 2016 published end 2015 number one on the list was HR embraces Agile And indeed agile is now visible everywhere also in HR Recently we were in contact with some HR teams who were looking for support with the implementa

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Focus on the Employee Experience
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March 21, 2017
Illustration Studio Fee OverbeekeThe Employee Experience fourstoriesMake sure you have excellent people in recruitment A friend of my oldest daughter recently approached on of the big four companies lets call them D with the question if there was a possibility to do the final research fo

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The battle of the apps
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March 13, 2017
Illustration Studio Fee OverbeekeThe amount of clever HR Tech solutions is increasing rapidly The list of successful HR Tech companies is not so long yet The big HR systems have not lived up to the promises Implementation is expensive and takes a long time If you have the money and a relatively

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One size does not fit all
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March 06, 2017
Illustration Studio Fee OverbeekeTreating employees as individuals and not as part of a group or segment is one of the most important long-term trends The way organisations deal with employees is still far behind the way organisations deal with clients but there is movement HR can learn a lot fr

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Guidance for your 2017 HR Plan
linkedin
December 20, 2016
Many HR teams still have to finalise their 2017 HR plan. In 2016 we published four infographics that can help you.

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11 HR Trends for 2016
linkedin
November 30, 2015
One year ago, on 29 November 2014, I published “9 emerging HR Trends for 2015”. Many of the trends I mentioned end 2014 were very visible in 2015. The changes in performance management, the transfer to mobile, the use of communities for recruitment and people analytics were on the agenda in many organisations. Some trends moved very slow. The end of PowerPoint seems to be wishful thinking. I have been in many meetings, conferences, round tables and symposia this year, and I must have seen more than 5,000 PowerPoint slides. Most of them of very poor quality.

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Change Resistance Bingo
linkedin
November 16, 2015
Change Resistance Bingo: print out the card below, hand it out during a meeting where the plan is discussed. When you hear a phrase that resembles a phrase on the card, tick the box. If you do not like the plan, use one or more of the phrases on the card. In that way you can both slow down the plan and win the Change Resistance Bingo.

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HR: don't kill performance measurement!
linkedin
October 26, 2015
At a conference where I presented last week, many speakers mentioned performance management. What I sensed was: the really brave companies have stopped with performance management, the middle group have stopped with performance ratings, and the laggers are refining and improving their traditional performance management system.

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Do start-ups need HR?
HR Trend Institute
June 08, 2015
Do start-ups need HR? Tom Haak gives nine recommendations to start-ups and scale-ups.

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3 Books
Building Powerful Networks - The Arcadis Global Shapers Story
HR Trend Institute
February 16, 2016
In 2012 Arcadis, the leading global design & consultancy firm for natural and built assets, launched a global program aimed at the growing group of millennials in the organization. The Global Shapers program was launched to realize the potential of an international organization, to increase the global pool for high-potential professionals, to leverage the skills and talents of the new generations, and to strengthen engagement and employer branding. In four years, Arcadis created a powerful global network of young professionals who help make Arcadis a truly global and connected company.
This is the story of the Arcadis Global Shapers, and it offers inspiration, tools and guidance for other organizations who want to build powerful networks.

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30 years in HR
Blurb Inc.
August 16, 2014
Tom Haak is the founder and first Director of the HR Trend Institute.
Tom has an extensive experience in HR Management in multinational companies. From 2006-2014 he was the global HR Director for ARCADIS, the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, with 22,000 employees worldwide. Prior to ARCADIS he worked in senior HR positions at Aon, KPMG and Philips Electronics.
Tom has a keen interest in innovative HR and how organizations can benefit from trend shifts. Tom Haak: 30 years in HR. From 1982 to 2012. Philips, KPMG, Aon and ARCADIS. In this booklet the blog posts that were published in 2012, plus one additional blog post (10 defining moments at ARCADIS) that was published in 2014.

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The Future of HR
Blurb Inc.
August 14, 2013
Tom Haak is the founder and first Director of the HR Trend Institute.
Tom has an extensive experience in HR Management in multinational companies. From 2006-2014 he was the global HR Director for ARCADIS, the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, with 22,000 employees worldwide. Prior to ARCADIS he worked in senior HR positions at Aon, KPMG and Philips Electronics.
Tom has a keen interest in innovative HR and how organisations can benefit from trend shifts.In 2012-2013 Tom published a series of blog posts under the title "The Future of HR". Most of these blog posts are bundled in this booklet,

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1 Founder
HR Trend Institute
HR Trend Institute
May 14, 2014
The HR (Human Resources) Trend Institute follows, detects and encourages trends. In the people and organization domain and in related areas. Where possible, the institute also is a trend setter. The Institute facilitates an open community for people who are interested in (HR) trends, and in how organizations can use these trends to their benefit. The Institute also helps clients and others to get a better insight in the trends. The clients are mainly international operating organizations, who are looking for the impacts of the trends on their organization and how they use the trends to stay or become leaders in their business.
The HR Trend Institute partners with universities, business schools, consulting organizations and providers of HR services.

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1 Influencer Award
The Most Inclusive HR Influencer List
Social Micole
November 01, 2019
Tom Haak featured on the "Most Inclusive HR Influencer List".

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35 Keynotes
How can HR trends be used to improve lifelong learning
CIIE
December 15, 2020
It is my pleasure to speak next week at the CIIETec(International Conference on Educational Innovation) of the Tecnologico de Monterrey VEC. The title of my keynote (on Tuesday December 15, at 11 am CST): "How can HR trends be used to improve lifelong learning". The list of speakers is impressive, the group on the photo is just a selection.

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#CIIETec Live: How can HR Trends be used to improve lifelong learning
Observatorio de Innovación Educativa del Tecnológico de Monterrey
December 15, 2020
Yesterday I gave a presentation at #CIIETec 2020, of TECNOL��GICO DE MONTERREY (Congreso Internacional de Innovacion Educativa) about HR trends and lifelong learning. The stream is available, translated into Spanish. You can see I translated the title wrong, it should have been "cómo las tendencias en Recursos Humanos ayudan al aprendizaje a lo largo de la vida".

" El fundador del HR Trend Institute, Tom Haak, explica en su conferencia del #CIIETec Live cómo las tendencias en Recursos Humanos ayudan al aprendizaje a lo largo de la vida."

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Accelerating HR Trends to get out of the crisis and getting work-life balance back on track
Teneo
October 28, 2020
On October 28, 2020, Tom Haak gave a keynote at the HR Core Academy conference. He talked about HR trends and the COVID-19 crisis.

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HR trends and the implications for L&D
Teneo
October 28, 2020
At the HR Core Academy conference Tom Haak gave a keynote, about important HR trends and the implications for learning & development.

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Update on HR Trends
YouTube
October 01, 2020
On September 24, 2020, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a presentation at the Ukrainian HR Trends conference. This is the video of his keynote.

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What do the trends mean for Talent Management?
HR Trends
September 24, 2020
Ukrainian HR Trends conference, on September 24, 2020.
We are going beyond the usual perception of HR, promoting the philosophy of THINKING OUT OF THE BOX.
If you agree, that human component of business is now more important than ever - this conference is for you!

Tom Haak is the director of HR Trend Institute, which tracks the main trends in HR.
In his characteristic entertaining style, Tom Haak will kick off the conference with a broad overview of the current important HR trends. Important trends, as personalisation, a real employee experience through organisational empathy, adaptive human centric technologies and the digital transformation of organisations and HR.
What do the trends mean for Talent Management? And other topics.

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Using HR Trends post COVID-19
HR Online Expo
September 16, 2020
Wednesday, September 16 - 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Tom Haak is the director of the international HR Trend Institute. In his presentation he will talk about the current important HR trends and how they can be used to strengthen resilience in organisations.
• What are key enablers for HR?
• What are some of the urgent issues in many organisations?
• What are ker trends in HR, and how can they be used to tackle the urgent issues?
• What are the opportunities for HR
After Tom's input, there will be ample time for Q&A

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Tendencias de RH para fortalecer la resiliencia y agilidad de organizaciones y personas
AMEDIRH Mexico
September 09, 2020
Tom Haak gave a keynote at the annual congress of the Asociación Mexicana en Dirección de Recursos Humanos (AMEDIRH), about HR trends and how they can be used to strengthen resilience and agility in organisations.

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Tom Haak's HR Action Cube
HR Tech Conference Nigeria
June 24, 2020
On June 18, 2020, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a keynote at the HR Tech Conference Nigeria 2020. This is the recording of his session. In this video Tom introduces and explains "Tom Haak's HR Action Cube". The HR Action Cube as several dimensions.

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HR Trends and the future of HR
2035 University
December 04, 2019
On December 1, 2020, Tom Haak gave a keynote at the Winter Conference in Sotchi, Russia.

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Using HR Tech to improve the employee experience
B2B Insider
November 06, 2019
On November 6, 2029, Tom Haak gave a presentation as part of the online "Fokus Konferenz HR".

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Personalisation and HR
Teneo Events
October 16, 2019
On October 16, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a presentation at the HRcoreACADEMY in Amsterdam.

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HR Trends
HR Week Lithuania
October 10, 2019
On October 10, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute) gave a presentation at the HR Week in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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Is there a future for HR?
Sveriges HR Förening
October 09, 2019
On October 9, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) have a presentation at HR Dagarnes 2019 in Stockholm.

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Personalisation and Customisation in HR
EdCrunch
October 02, 2019
On October 3, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a presentation at EdCrunch 2019 in Moscow.

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HR Trends
HR Week Riga
October 01, 2019
On October 1, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a keynote at the HR Week in Riga.

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Checklist Recruitment Tech
Zukunft Personal Europe
September 18, 2019
On September 18, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a presentation at Zukunft Personal Europe, about Recruitment Tech.

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HR Trends and the Implications for C&B
HR Trend Institute
June 20, 2019
On June 20, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https;//hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a keynote at the Total C&B conference of Teneo in Amsterdam.

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Using trends to increase the impact of HR
HR Trend Institute
May 31, 2019
On May 31, 2019, Tom Haak gave a keynote at the annual HR conference of the Bulgarian Association of Personnel Managers (BAPM) in Borevets, Bulgaria. The topic: using trends to increase the impact of HR.

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Trends in Talent Acquisition
HR Trend Institute
May 30, 2019
On May 30, 2019, Tom Haak gave a keynote at HR Vision 2019, in Belgrade, Serbia. The topic: Trends in Talent Acquisition.

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Personalisation and Customisation in HR
HR Trend Institute
May 23, 2019
On May 23, 2019, Tom Haak, Director of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a keynote at HR Vision Amsterdam. The focus: personalisation and customisation in HR.

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The Agile Personality
HR Trend Institute
May 20, 2019
At HRcoreNORDIC, on May 16, 2019, Tom Haak, Director of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a presentation about "The Agile Personality".

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Personalisation and Customisation in HR
HR Trend Institute
May 08, 2019
On May 7, 2019, Tom Haak, director of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a presentation at the HR Innovation Summit in Munich.

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HR: The Future is now!
EAPM
April 04, 2019
On April 4, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a keynote at the 29th congress of the EAPM in Bled, Slovenia.

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HR Trends
VOKA
April 01, 2019
On April 1, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a keynote at the event of VOKA in Gent, Belgium: Next Level HR. Title: HR Trends

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What are the BIG HR Trends?
Online HR Fokus Konferenz
March 28, 2019
On March 28, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a presentation at the Online HR Fokus Konferenz, about the Big HR Trends.

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Trends in Talent Management
Teneo Events
March 27, 2019
On March 27, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute gave a presentation at the HRcoreLAB in Barcelona, about "Trends in Talent Management". These are the slides he used.

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Improving the employee experience with HR Tech
Unleash
March 19, 2019
On March 19, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a presentation at Unleash London; "Improving the employee experience with HR Tech".

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Improving the employee experience with HR Tech
Unleash
March 19, 2019
On March 19, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a presentation at Unleash London; "Improving the employee experience with HR Tech".

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New Trends in HR
HR Trend Institute
February 13, 2019
On February 13, 2019, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a presentation at a client meeting of Infojobs Brazil, in Sao Paulo Brazil. Audience: around 250.

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Inspiring HR Trends for 2019
NMBRS
February 07, 2019
At a meeting, organized by NMBRS, Tom Haak spoke about "HR Trends for 2019". The theme of the meeting was "Help, I don't have a manager!".

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Trends in Recruitment
Bucharest Technology Week
May 16, 2018
On May 16, 2018, Tom Haak gave a presentation about trends in recruitment at the HR Masters Summit in Bucharest (part of the Bucharest Technology Week). In his presentation, Tom covered 12 trends in recruitment.

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HR and Artificial Intelligence
HR Innovation Day Leipzig
May 20, 2017
On May 20, 2017, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute, gave a presentation at the HR Innovation Day 2017, in Leipzig. The title of his presentation was: Artificial Intelligence: threat or opportunity for HRM.

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The Role of HR in Scaleups
Bamboo HR
November 10, 2016
On 10 November 2016 Tom Haak, Director of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute) gave a presentation at Elevate Virtual 2016, a big online HR conference organised by Bamboo. He spoke about "The role of HR in Scaleups".

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The Psychology of People Analytics
Bamboo HR
November 02, 2016
On November 2, 2017, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute gave a presentation at Elevate Virtual 2017, about the psychology of people analytics.

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26 Media Interviews
Entrevista: Tom Haak, Director at HR Trend Institute'
YouTube
April 15, 2021

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Entrevista Tom Haak
FIAD
April 15, 2021
Valeria Bossio interviewed Tom Haak, as preparation and promotion for the FIAD congress 2021. We talked about trends in learning and development (in English).

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Is it time to say goodbye to the HR Business Partner?
Hosting HR
April 14, 2021
The recording of the "Hosting HR Show" of April 14, presented by Leon Morley, is available on YouTube. Guests: Kerry Goodman FCIPD, Natal Dank and Tom Haak. Some of the subjects that were discussed:

︎ What is the future of the HRBP role?
︎ Is there a best HR operating model?
︎ How did Kerry Goodman FCIPD structure HR at Brightside to serve business and people in the best possible way?
︎ Ethical leadership
︎ Can Tom Haak solve the Rubic's Cube in less than 10 seconds? (The answer is at the end of the recording)

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Trendwatcher Tom Haak: ‘HR associeert zich vaak te veel met het management’
PW
March 11, 2021
Interview (in Dutch) of Tom Haak by PW Magazine.

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CXBuzz Interview With Tom Haak Director HR Trend Institute
CXBuzz
March 03, 2021
CXBuzz interviewed Tom Haak

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Tom Haak in de Geeks, Geezers and Googlization Show
Geeks, Geezers and Googlization Show
February 17, 2021
On February 17, 2021, Tom Haak was a guest on the Geeks, Geezers and Googlization show of Ira Wolfe and Joyce Gioia. Some of the subjects that were discussed: the antifragile personalily, ethical leadership and learning in the flow of work.

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Emerging Mega HR Trends | Ethical Leadership, Anti-Fragility | Geeks, Geezers & Googlization Show
YouTube
February 17, 2021
In 2021, organizations prioritizing strong ethical leadership and anti-fragility courses of action are winning. Companies placing emphasis on the more organic format of workflow-driven learning have more effective employees. But these HR trends are more complex and multi-faceted than they appear. Today’s discussion on “Geeks, Geezers, and Googlization” dives into a deeper analysis of what these mega HR trends truly mean.

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Meet and Greet Tom Haak
HR Opportunity Certificación de HRCI
February 10, 2021
Viviano Bustillo of HR Opportunity Certificación de HRCI interviewed Tom Haak about imortant HR trends.

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HR Meet & Greet
LinkedIn
February 02, 2021
¿Te gustaría conocer y aprender de diferentes líderes mundiales de Recursos Humanos para potenciar tu valor agregado a los negocios?

Te invitamos a conocer a los mejores líderes de recursos humanos de todo el mundo en nuestro:

HR Meet & Greet

Acompáñanos junto a Tom Haak, HR Director of HR Trend Institute y nuestra CEO Angie

Día: Viernes 10 de Febrero.
Hora: 08:00am (MX) | 09:00am (PE,CO) | 11:00am (CL,UR,ARG).

Regístrate en el siguiente enlace y se parte de esta experiencia: http://ow.ly/yHVX50DoftC

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Im Gespräch mit Tom Haak zu HR Trends 2021
YouTube
December 08, 2020
Bjoern Negelmann of Kongress Media GmbH interviewed me about the HR trends for 2021. Although the title and the short introduction are in German, the conversation is in English. We touch on a lot of the trends I outlined in my forecast for 2021 (https://lnkd.in/ekcmWMN... ) and some others as well.

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The thought leader way, with Tom Haak
YouTube
October 27, 2020
Dr. Karthik Nagendra in conversation with HR thought leader Tom Haak as he shares his journey of becoming a thought leader and what it takes to be a thought leader.

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Waar is HR nou helemaal mee bezig?
VIE people
October 26, 2020
Tom Haak was interviewed by Wendy Van Ierschot of VIE People for the "Work Professor" podcast (in Dutch). The title does not translate well, but it is something like 'What the f**** is HR doing!".

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Casual collision, dialogue & collective intelligence
YouTube
October 18, 2020
Hoe borg je continuous listening? Wat is casual collision?

Hoe kun je met je medewerkers verbinden en hoe verbind je ze onderling?

Gesprek met Tom Haak van HR Trend Institute over onze gedeelde visie op trends en hoe de innovatieve dialoogoplossing van CircleLytics het probleem oplost wat de enquête (zoals employee engagement survey) niet lukt.

Trends die Tom samenvat obv onze technologie waar #HR en #CEO belang bij hebben:

- continuous listening: luisteren naar meningen, niet naar scores alleen, luisteren naar elkaar, tot iets groters komen
- push forward innovation; door casual collisions van CircleLytics, komen medewerkers met nieuwe meningen in contact
- increase resilience; verbonden mensen, inclusie, diversiteit en veiligheid zorgen voor weerbaarheid van teams.

Zelf voeg ik daar nog 'collective intelligence' aan toe: de groep is onder voorwaarden, intelligenter, creatiever en betrokkener dan de optelsom van de individuen.

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Innovation, HR

HR Trends post corona
Apple Podcasts
July 15, 2020
On July 15, 2020, Tom Haak was interviewed (in Dutch) by Lisanne Foss, about HR trends and Corona.

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Human Resources: People, Data & Analytics trends
The Heart-Centered Leadership podcast
July 14, 2020
Deb Crowe of the Heart-Centered Leadership podcast interviewed Tom Haak

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Tom Haak in podcast Career Move Secrets
Career Move Secrets Podcast
June 01, 2020
Episode 6: Global HR leader’s view on how how clever companies are using the Coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to hire good people and the power of employee referrals. An Interview with Tom Haak, Director at HR Trend Institute

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Changing landscape of HR today and a fresh look into post-pandemic HR
Confinn GYVAI
April 02, 2020
On April 2, 2020, Tom Haak was interviewed by Dainius Baltrušaitis, about HR and the COVID-19 crisis.

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Technology powers a new era of HR innovation
Access
November 01, 2019
Tom Haak was interviewed for an e-book titled 'Technology powers a new era of HR innovation", published by Access (https://accesscorp.com).

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Is automation recruitment's major trend for 2020?
SmartDreamers
October 15, 2019
Tom Haak was interviewed for the podcast "Inside Recruitment Marketing"

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The Game Changers
Attensi
September 16, 2019
Attensi (https://attensi.com) interviewed Tom Haak as part of the Game Changers series.

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Tom Haak: By becoming more digital, HR can become more human
HR Innovation Summit
March 21, 2019
As the HR Innovation SUMMIT 2019 is approaching, it is time to start with the first interviews in our blog. This year, the focus is on employee experience, talent empowerment and people analytics. A variety of experts from all fields will talk about their own experiences and the latest trends in HR. We always interview some of these speakers in advance to prepare you for the event and give you some food for thought.

Like usual, we have already published some articles and also the articles written for the last HR Innovation SUMMIT are not outdated yet. Therefore, it is always a good idea to look through the already existing content in our Blog.

Tom Haak is the director of the HR Trend Institute. The HR (Human Resources) Trend Institute follows, detects and encourages trends in the people and organization domain and in related areas. Where possible, the institute is also a trend setter. Tom is considered to be one of the leading global HR thought leaders. Tom has an extensive experience in HR Management in multinational companies. He worked in senior HR positions at Fugro, Arcadis, Aon, KPMG and Philips Electronics. Tom has a keen interest in innovative HR, HR tech and how organizations can benefit from trend shifts.

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HR Trends Today
Hi5 Technologies
March 21, 2019
Tom Haak has always worked in HR. Based in the Netherlands, he worked his way up from a trainee to a senior position at Phillips Electronics, went on to other multinational companies like Aon and KPMG and later took the position of global HR Director for Arcadis, a leading global natural and built asset design & consultancy firm. He founded the HR Trend Institute in 2014.

Tom transformed himself into a trend-watcher and reads, speaks & breathes HR trends. He argues that a lot of the skills/principles necessary for HR can be learnt in tertiary institutions (like how to read statistics, how to use algorithms, etc.), but the HR industry is always in flux. Keeping up with the changing trends in HR is a continued education, beyond your degree or diploma.

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Tom Haak: "Talent Management is often more window dressing than a real priority"
Remote How
February 27, 2019
Tom Haak was interviewed by Remote How. "In the video, Tom gave us his insight on various matters around the HR industry. We talked about his HR Trend Institute initiative and how he came up with the idea, the role of technology in the HR industry and the need for Talent Management to focus, mostly, on present issues and challenges and avoid being “sent away in the bush” by corporate as an effort to leverage time.
Furthermore, we discussed the employee’s journey and dived deep in how can Talent Management adjust and be effective in a distributed work environment.
Lastly, Tom gave us some valuable insight into what challenges companies need to prepare for before tinkering with a flexible work arrangement program".

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Tom Haak on how to improve internal communications in the workplace
Smarp
February 21, 2019
Tom Haak, founder and director of the HR Trend Institute, shares his thoughts on the most common internal communication challenges businesses are facing and best practices for improving communications in the workplace.

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"Das HR steht vor einer Ara voller grosser Möglichkeiten"
HR Today Blog
February 19, 2019
HR-Trendforscher gibt es viele. Doch Trends zu erkennen oder gar vorauszusagen ist als HR-Mensch gar nicht so einfach. Vor allem das «neutral sein» fällt den Beobachtern oft schwer. Diese Feststellung macht auch Tom Haak. Der Holländer ist Gründer des HR Trend Institute, das jedes Jahr eine der wichtigsten HR-Trendstudien herausgibt.

«Ich denke, Sie sind in gewisser Hinsicht eher ein Trend-Herbeiwünscher als ein Trend-Beobachter.» Diesen Satz musste sich Tom Haak anhören – berechtigterweise, wie er heute findet. Denn einige seiner HR-Trends sind schon eher Wunschdenken, als dass sie auf Fakten und gründlichen Recherchen basieren. Im Interview beschreibt Tom Haak die HR-Trends 2019, wobei künstliche Intelligenz und auch die Persönlichkeit eine grosse Rolle spielen. Das Gespräch mit dem Holländer wurde auf Englisch geführt.

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20 experts reveal how talent acquisition will change in 2019
Jobiak
January 15, 2019
How we do business today is rapidly evolving thanks to the advent of tools like AI and other technologies that allow us to deepen relationships with our audiences and do our jobs better and talent acquisition is no exception.

But all of this advancement comes at a time when recruiting and talent acquisition professionals are facing a nearly unprecedented uphill climb in getting and keeping the right candidate in the right position. Historic lows in unemployment rates, talent shortages in our increasingly data-driven world, and rising employee turnover mean that talent acquisition professionals will need to up their game to win in 2019.

Thats why we asked the experts how they see talent acquisition changing this year, and how we will need to adapt to keep up.

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Personalisation and Work Life Synergy with Tom Haak
UKG
February 02, 2021
Let’s Talk HR! is a new weekly podcast hosted by UKG that focuses on HR, the future of work, and issues that affect your teams and employees. Join us and our special guests to deep dive into the state of HR now and beyond as we discuss mega trends impacting work and the employee experience. In this episode an interview with Tom Haak, about personalisation, work-life synergy and many other subjects.

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2 Professors
Masterclass “Determining your 2021 HR agenda”
HR Trend Institute
October 26, 2020
Are you sweating over your company’s 2021 HR agenda and thinking of what trends you should include in it to make it effective?

Join the interactive online #masterclass for HR professionals with Tom Haak the Director of the HR Trends Institute, to develop and sharpen your HR plan for 2021!

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Distinguished Visiting Professor
HR Trend Institute
October 01, 2020
Collaboration with Tecnológico de Monterrey
Per October 1, 2020, Tom Haak is “Distinguished Visiting Professor” at the Continuing Education Programs of Tecnológico de Monterrey. Tecnológico de Monterrey is one of the most prestigious universities in Mexico and Middle/South America. The collaboration will be further developed in the coming months. Tom will contribute to programs for senior HR professionals and other programs of Continuing Education.

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1 Quote
Inspiring employee experience quotes from 8 industry experts
Semos Cloud
March 17, 2021
Employee Experience is important for driving motivation in the workplace and enabling employees to be the best versions of themselves.
In this blog, we will share some of the most inspiring EX quotes from some of the well-known industry leaders in this field.

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1 Training
Executive Club Mentor
Collective Brains
January 25, 2021
You need a mentor, but you have no idea where to even start. We’ve got your back - here’s how you can find the right mentor!

- Ask why you want or need a mentor?

- Figure out what you bring to the table.

- What field are you looking for this mentor in? It could be sports, HR, retail, or marketing in general!

- Research our mentors - you can find them on https://lnkd.in/dR2iPSf and browse our amazing mentors.

From there, you’ll be ready to search & book your mentor and get on the next steps to success.

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31 Videos
Why you need to get serious about people analytics
HR Trend Institute
April 27, 2021
People analytics is certainly on the rise. Maybe it is no longer a trend, but most organisations are certainly not yet reaping the benefits of solid people analytics. Please join this conversation between Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​) in this episode of Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom.

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Moments that Matter? Employee Experience
HR Trend Institute
April 20, 2021
The Employee Experience is an important concept in HR these days. Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​) have a first conversation about the employee experience. What determines the employee experience, how to improve "Moments that Matter" and highways and mountains as popular metaphors for employee journeys.

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Workplace after Covid
HR Trend Institute
April 13, 2021
Are we ready for real transformations in the workplace? From adaptation to transformation, what does it take? Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​) discuss some elements of the workplace after Covid-19.

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Do start-ups need HR?
HR Trend Institute
April 06, 2021
Do start-ups need HR? Considerations for start-ups and scale-ups about HR in this dialogue in the series "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom". With Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​).

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Is Performance Management Performing?
HR Trend Institute
March 30, 2021
Many employees and managers hate the performance management process. Redesigning the performance management process is one of the favourite pastimes of HR professionals. How can we improve the process? Listen to the conversation of Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​) in this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom".

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Why should HR have a seat at the table?
HR Trend Institute
March 23, 2021
This is one of the statements we have heard a lot in the past years: "HR needs a seat at the table". Reluctantly Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​) talk about HR and the table in this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom".

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Why is HR obsessed with "Getting the basics right"?
HR Trend Institute
March 16, 2021
Sometimes HR seems to be obsessed with "Getting the basics right". We can focus on strategic HR, but first the basics right... We can start with people analytics, but first the data definitions need to be globally aligned.. Why this obsession? Maybe we van move faster if we let go. A discussion in this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom", with Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​).

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11 HR Trends you need to know in 2021
Effectory
March 11, 2021
A webinar conducted by Tom Haak in the Effectory webinar series. A view on the most important HR trends for 2021.

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Can HR learn to Nudge, not Police?
HR Trend Institute
March 09, 2021
Wikipedia defines nudging as follows: “Nudge is a concept in behavioural science, political theory and economics which proposes positive reinforcement and indirect suggestions as ways to influence the behaviour and decision making of groups or individuals. Nudging contrasts with other ways to achieve compliance, such as education, legislation or enforcement”.

In this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom", Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​) talk about nudging in the workplace. How can you invite people, in a gentle way, to show certain behaviour?

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

Disrupting Pay and Reward
HR Trend Institute
March 02, 2021
Is this the time to disrupt pay and reward? Listen to Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​) talking about this subject in this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom".

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

Insights Series: Tom Haak - What should leaders be doing now to prepare for a post-Covid world?
Thinkers360
February 27, 2021
Tom Haak, Director at HR Trend Institute discusses "What should leaders be doing now to prepare for a post-Covid world?".

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Tags: Leadership, HR, COVID19

The Perfect HR Operating Model
HR Trend Institute
February 23, 2021
In this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom" the subject is "The Perfect HR Operating Model". Why this continuous quest of HR for the perfect model? Listen to Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

Do you have a Personal User Guide?
HR Trend Institute
February 16, 2021
Wouldn't it be easy if people had a Personal User Guide? With a BIG-5 personality test your Personal User Guide is created, and you can use it to guide others on how to best deal with you. And you with them (https://personaluserguide.com/​). Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​) talk about their Personal User Guides and how people and organisations can benefit from knowing each other better.

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

When will HR support the Team?
HR Trend Institute
February 09, 2021
I HR there is still a lot of focus on the individuals, not so much the teams. How can HR make a shift? Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​) talk about HR and teams in this episode of Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom.

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

Learning in the flow of work
HR Trend Institute
February 02, 2021
In this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom", Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com​) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com​) talk about "Learning in the flow of Work". How can you get working and learning a lot closer.

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

Big Brother in the Workplace
HR Trend Institute
January 26, 2021
Employers have not suddenly turned all into saints. Many employers want to track and control their people. They don’t say it, but some certainly think “Trust is good, control is better. The use of employee monitoring software is on the rise. How do we deal with "Big Brother" in the workplace? A discussion between Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) in this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom".

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The Danger of Detachment
HR Trend Institute
January 19, 2021
These days, with many people working remotely, the danger of detachment is increasing. Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) talk about measures you can take in this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom".

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Are you in a Job or are you in a Role?
HR Trend Institute
January 12, 2021
You have jobs, roles and skills.How do they relate to each other? What are the trends? Natal Dank of PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) discuss this in this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal and Tom".

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

Build a People Strategy that actually Works
HR Trend Insitutute
January 05, 2021
This is a good time time to review your people strategy. In this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal & Tom", Natal Dank (of PXO Culture, https://pxoculture.com) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) talk about how to build an impactful people strategy. They offer some simple steps that can help you in the process.

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Is Antifragile the new Superpower/
HR Trend Institute
December 22, 2020
In this episode of Talking HR Trends with Natal and Tom, Natal Dank (of PXO Culture, https://pxoculture.com) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) talk about antifragility, and what people and organisations can do to become more antifragile.

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

The Myth of the Rounded Leader
HR Trend Institute
December 15, 2020
Why the continuous quest for the rounded leader? Maybe it better to reinforce spiky leadership. Natal Dank (of PXO Culture, https://pxoculture.com) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) talk about this in this episode of "Talking HR trends with Natal and Tom"

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Tags: Leadership, Culture, HR

Is this goodbye HR business partner?
HR Trend Institute
December 08, 2020
In the last decades the HR business partner concept has been on the rise. How is this working? Has the time come to say: goodbye HR business partner? A lively dialogue in this episode of Talking HR Trends with Natal and Tom. Natal is Natal Dank, from PXO Culture (https://pxoculture.com) and Tom is Tom Haak, from the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com).

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

Ethical Leadership ... Where is HR?
HR Trend Institute
December 01, 2020
In this episode of "Taking HR Trends with Natal and Tom", Natal Dank (of PXO Culture, https://pxoculture.com) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) talk about 'Ethical Leadership' and the role of HR.

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Tags: Leadership, HR, Future of Work

Multifunctional HR .... End of Silos?
HR Trend Institute
November 24, 2020
In this episode of "Taking HR Trends with Natal and Tom", Natal Dank (of PXO Culture, https://pxoculture.com) and Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) talk about different aspects of multifunctional HR.

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Tags: Future of Work, HR, Innovation

11 HR Trends for 2021
HR Trend Institute
November 22, 2020
Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute talks about 11 trends he sees as important for HR in 2021. With "Ethical Leadership", "Bye bye HR Business Partner" and "The search for the antifragile personality".

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

Wellbeing ... more than Yoga classes?
HR Trend Institute
November 17, 2020
In this episode of Talking HR Trends with Natal and Tom, Natal and Tom talk about wellbeing. What is wellbeing, why is wellbeing in the workplace important, and is wellbeing more than providing yoga classes?

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Thy Hybrid Office
HR Trend Institute
November 10, 2020
In this episode of "Talking HR Trends with Natal and Tom" the subject is the hybrid office.
Will working from home be the new norm for people whose work can be done from home, or are there other options?

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Tags: Future of Work, HR, Innovation

All eyes on HR during the pandemic?
HR Trend Institute
November 03, 2020
A recent Spotify HR blog claimed that 'all eyes are on HR'. What did they mean by that? Is it true? What should HR do about it?

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Tags: Future of Work, HR, Innovation

Aggression and the Employee Experience
YouTube
October 01, 2020
The first video in a new series: Confessions.
A personal story about aggression and the customer-/ employee experience.

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Tags: Social, Management

Tom Haak talks with Miha Pogčnik
YouTube
September 24, 2020
Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) talks with the famous organisational violinist Miha Pogačnik (https://mihavision.com). About resilience, human resonance , nudging and other topics.

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Tags: Leadership, Culture, HR

High Impact HR - Post Corona
HR Trend Institute
May 14, 2020
On May 14, 2020, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) gave a short presentation in the HR Innovation Summit 2020. This is a remake of that presentation, recorded on May 16, 2020.

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Tags: HR

11 Webinars
Talent Mobility and Recruiting in the Era of Change
BigMarker
April 20, 2021
We are going through the greatest velocity of change in human history. A velocity driven by developments in technology, expanding globalization, social movements and political changes. Now throw a global pandemic into the mix and it is no surprise that organizations are struggling to keep up with the changing pace of business dynamics.

Since people drive success in most companies today, the first priority for organizations as they realign themselves is to ensure that their workforce is ready for new purposes and company goals. The pressure for speed and agility on HR and recruitment teams has never been so great.

So how do you ensure people have the skills for today as well as tomorrow? Whether it is rapidly hiring to fill front-line needs, or looking within and leveraging internal talent, recruiting teams need greater talent awareness, access, and acquisition efficiency.

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Tags: Innovation, Mobility, HR

Tom Haak - 11 HR Trends You Need To Know in 2021
YouTube
March 11, 2021
Last year we invited Tom to speak about using HR trends to accelerate out of the crisis. In this webinar we will quickly look back to see if his predictions came true and in his characteristic style he will give a quick overview of current HR trends in 2021.

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Tags: Leadership, HR, Future of Work

HR Trends and Tom Haak's Action Cube
HRPA Georgia
June 29, 2020
In June 29, 2020, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) conducted a webinar for the HRPA Georgia (The Human Resources Professionals Association). This is the recording of the webinar. In his presentation Tom introduces Tom Haak's HR Action Cube, and he talks about three dimensions of the cube:
- The burning business issues (yellow)
- The HR enablers (green)
- The HR Trends (blue)
There is an extensive Q&A.

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

Building a Powerful HR Plan
IPC The Human Capital Hub
June 17, 2020
For the Nigerian organisation IPC Tom Haak conducted a webinar about "Building a Powerful HR Plan"

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Personalisation and HR
HR Trend Institute
May 24, 2020
In this webinar Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute talks about personalisation and HR. He explains the difference between customisation and personalisation and gives several examples of the use of personalisation in the HR domain.

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

L&D Trends in 2020 and beyond
HCM Deck
May 21, 2020
On May 20, 2020, Ed Smith (Head of Global Growth of HCM Deck) spoke with Tom Haak (Director HR Trend Institute). This is a recording of the conversation.

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

Trends in People Analytics
Best of HR Forum
May 06, 2020
On May 6, 2020, Tom Haak conducted a webinar about trends in people analytics for the Best of HR Forum.
Topics Covered :
Discussed the 12 Trends in People Analytics :
1) From slow to fast
2) From People Analytics to Workforce Analytics
3) Transparency
4) Focus on Productivity
5) Focus on Employee experience personalisation
6) Learning's of HR from marketing
7) Biased to Unbiased
8) From individuals to teams to networks
9) Cracks in Top down approach
10) Ignoring the learning curve
11) Employee Initiatives
12) Too high expectations

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Predictive Analytics

HR Trends: What can we expect?
HR Trend Institute
May 04, 2020
On May 4, 2020, Vera Lorenzo, CEO of the Brazilian Fala Company, talked with Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute, with an audience of Brazilian HR professionals and others. This is a recording of the conversation.

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Tags: Innovation, HR, Future of Work

HR Trends in Corona Times
SKLAD
April 21, 2020
On April 21, 2020, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) conducted a webinar for a group of HR professionals and students in Belarus. The session was organised by SKLAD. This is the video of the session.

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Tags: Innovation, HR, COVID19

HR Trends and the Future of HR
HR Trend Institute
April 21, 2020
Recording of February 21, 2020, in which Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute (https://hrtrendinstitute.com) talks about HR Trends and the future of HR.

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How can we use HR Trends to accelerate out of the crisis
Effectory
April 09, 2020
On April 9, 2020, Tom Haak conducted a webinar for Effectory, about HR and how HR trends are influenced by the COVID-19 crisis

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Tags: COVID19, HR, Innovation

Radar

1 Technology
From people analytics to analytics for the people

Date : October 07, 2020

A lack of trust can influence many workforce analytics efforts. If the focus is primarily on efficiency and control, employees will doubt if there are any benefits for them.
Overall there is a shift to more employee-centric organizations, although sometimes you can doubt how genuine the efforts are to improve the employee experience.
Asking the question: “How will the employees benefit from this effort?” is a good starting point for most people analytics projects. It also helps to create buy-in, which becomes increasingly important with the introduction of the GDPR.
Just measuring the “mood” of employees, and other key people indicators (productivity, tenure) does not necessarily bring benefits to employees. It might actually backfire: employees feel that they are controlled, and their voice is not heard.

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6 Trends
Corporate and employee activism

Date : October 07, 2020

Many organisations are still very inwardly focused. The key question is more “How can we solve our problems?” than “how can we solve problems in our society?”. Taking ownership of your corporate social responsibility can be more than offering employees the opportunity to do good on one day per year.
Research showed that more than half of those working in America’s largest companies feel that corporate America needs to play a more active role in addressing important societal issues.
There are enough issues to tackle. Employees are willing to contribute. HR can play an important role in facilitating and stimulating corporate/employee activism.

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Learning in the flow of work

Date : October 07, 2020

It makes a difference if an employee must search actively for a learning module that he or she needs, or if that the micro-learning module is offered at an appropriate moment in the workflow, based on real time observations of the behaviour the employee. If there is a meeting with company X in your diary, your personal learning aid might ask: “Do you want to learn more about company X?”. If you are stuck in designing a difficult Excel macro, the Excel chatbot asks you: “Can I help you to design the macro?”.
If you have a meeting scheduled with an employee with a low performance rating (the computer gets this information in the HRIS), you are offered a short module “how to deal with under-performing employees”. During you online sales call, you receive suggestions in your screen on how to improve the conversation (“Ask some questions”, “Try to close”), and afterwards your conversation is compared with best-in-class examples, resulting in some learning points.
The solutions become even better if your individual learning style and the level of your capabilities are considered.

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Less focus on process improvement

Date : October 07, 2020

The last years the focus in the HR domain has been very much on process improvement. Old processes are redesigned, and new tools are introduced. On the surface it looks modern and state-of-the-art, but if you look under the hood the real changes are minor. The solutions and programs are still very much organisational focused (we want something, how do we get our employees to get along). Real employee-centric solutions are scarce.
In the meantime, candidates, employees and managers do not see the clear benefits of the HR-initiatives. The processes are too complex, and too standardised. Although we have been talking about the consumerisation of HR for years, the user experience at home is often better than at work.
The expectations were high, but the results are below expectations. Time for HR to go back to the drawing board, and to get a lot closer to the various client groups. What are the burning needs and concerns, and how can we contribute today?

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Personalisation in the workplace

Date : October 07, 2020

Historically HR has focused very much on standardisation and “One-Size-Fits-All”. Making the shift to an approach where the individual needs, wishes and capabilities of candidates and employees are the starting point is difficult. Traditionally, many HR-practices take the needs of the organisation as the starting point. An example is recruitment: we have an organisation structure, with a hierarchy, and well-defined jobs. Next step: how do we find the candidates that can fill the vacancy? Another example: most onboarding processes are designed top-down: what do we want new employees to know when they enter the organisation? The reverse question is hardly ever asked: what can we learn from the new employees who enter the organisation?
Also Learning & Development has a hard time to make the shift to an individualised approach. We still see many programs targeted at groups (e.g. high potentials, senior managers), with a large classroom component.

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The anti-fragile personality

Date : October 07, 2020

The current COVID-19 crisis has led to an increased attention to resilience. How can we increase the resilience of organisations and the people in the workforce, in order to be able to adapt quicker to future crisis. Resilience might not be enough. A better concept is anti fragility, as laid out by Nicholas Taleb in 2012. The short definition of antifragile: "Things that gain from disorder". Organisations will be looking for people with antifragile personalities, people that can help organisations to bounce back on a higher level.

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The hybrid workplace

Date : October 07, 2020

The workplace has slowly changed over the past decades. From offices with many small rooms, through large floors with publics, through open space for everybody to more diverse offices, with spaces appropriate for different use (report writing, meeting, calling, brainstorming, one-one meetings, coffee drinking etc). Now, accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis, we are moving into the next phase: the hybrid workplace. With the hybrid workplace we are able to personalise the workplace, taking several aspects into account. 1. The nature of the work. 2. The task at hand. 3. The personality of the worker. 4. The home situation of the worker. The multi-use offices are still available, and other solutions are added in order to be able to personalise better. Like co-working spaces closer to where people live. Like hotel rooms. Of course the importance of the home office has become more important. Home office design will need to get a lot of attention.

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