This week, we peer into HR’s near future with 11 predictions from Josh Bersin, discuss how managers can prevent high-performer burnout, consider how HR could better support employees in their personal lives, and talk tactics for reviving motivation.

HR and the Flow of Work: Systems of Productivity

People Matters

The HR industry is hungry for a new breed of systems – intelligent platform strategies that are making HR and its processes real-time, productive, agile and data-driven says Josh Bersin, founder of Bersin by Deloitte. So what will drive these new systems? Automation, productivity, flow, and continuous performance – 11 trends in total.

How Managers Can Prevent Their Teams from Burning Out


Do high performance and burnout go hand in hand? Research by Deloitte suggests a connection. A survey of full-time employees found that 77 percent had felt burnout, even while most described themselves as passionate about their job. Here’s what you can do as an employer to keep your top talent happy and motivated.

Four Emotionally Intelligent HR Policies Employees May Suffer Without

Fast Company

Employees’ personal lives have a tremendous impact on their work, whether or not employers realize it – and most don’t. What might the workplace feel like with more open dialog, more flexible bereavement policies, and more internal support for external crises? Fast Company discusses four ways that organizations can proactively support their employee’s mental and emotional health and wellbeing.

The Simple Tool that Revives Employee Motivation


When team dynamics falter, it’s usually for one of two reasons: understaffing and interpersonal friction. Jack Chou, product leader for LinkedIn, Pinterest, and now, Affirm, shares his thoughts on fostering healthy team dynamics.

That’s it for this week, have a great weekend!

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If you missed last week’s recap, read it here: Getting Rid of Management, Josh Bersin on the CPM Technology Marketplace, and The Future of HR