The ever-evolving technology landscape has driven advancements in all aspects of an organization, especially human resources (HR). Acting as an innovative game changer, the technological revolution is reshaping HR management and transforming traditional HR policies and practices.
While many organizational sectors are prioritizing digital solutions for business processes, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced the HR industry to rethink its operations. This has enabled HR to prioritize digital tools such as management software, cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML).
What is HR Technology?
HR technology refers to digital tools that eliminate manual processes in an organization and automate HR processes. Designed to apply and integrate the following HR processes for greater efficiency:
- talent acquisition
- Process management for recruitment, employee payroll, compensation, etc.
- communication and collaboration
- Workforce analytics and data management
- Performance management and employee feedback and evaluation
- Administration and project management
- Compliance and monitoring
How Augmented Technology Can Transform Human Resources Management
HR operations are now employing available technical resources to improve operations. However, disparities in communication and engagement can impact an employee’s workplace prospects and productivity.
By leveraging augmented technologies such as AI, ML, and augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR), we are closing often-overlooked gaps in communication, interpersonal relationships, employee engagement, and workplace inclusion in innovative ways. can be filled. This enhances the workplace for new hires and employees and adds great value to the workplace experience.
Let’s take a look at some of the ways augmented technology can improve HR management.
Talent Acquisition and Recruitment
Finding the right people and getting them to apply for jobs remains a challenge for any organization. Enhanced HR technology can greatly improve talent acquisition and help organizations hire the right kind of talent. AR/VR-based tools, on the other hand, can give prospective candidates a glimpse into the workplace culture through a virtual tour of the organization.
Organizations with poor, inefficient, or monotonous onboarding processes tend to lose the interest and trust of new candidates. About 30% of employees, based on a 2018 survey Leave within the first 90 days of onboarding.
Gamification of the onboarding process with immersive AR/VR technology can improve onboarding and make it an engaging and interactive process. Additionally, by enabling remote induction training, candidates can be onboarded at their own convenience.
training and development
Research shows that VR can help reduce training time by: 40% Improve employee performance by 70% compared to traditional training methods. Taking employee engagement to the next level, AR/VR and AI/ML applications simulate workplace scenarios to revolutionize training and development.
Performance management helps align organizational goals with employee competencies and competencies. Through behavioral analysis and customized training scenarios, augmented technology can play a key role in understanding employee sentiment, predicting project compatibility, and identifying areas for improvement.
The future of human resource management
Augmented technology has great potential to transform human resource management. Seen through the lens of augmented HR technology, the future promises improved productivity, efficiency, communication, and collaboration, as well as engaging and inspiring the employees who run the show. The upcoming HR technology revolution is therefore set to bring about massive changes, not just at the employee and organizational level, but on a global scale.
The above views are the author’s own.
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