The Role of HR Leaders

HR leaders advance the growth of a business through a broad range of functions that all work towards creating smooth business operations, satisfied employees, a productive work environment, and meeting organizational goals. These responsibilities can include legal, technological, and financial aspects.

The tasks of HR leaders are often employee-focused. They work to recruit and acquire employees that align with the business strategy and contribute to its goals. HR Leaders are often a part of training and developing employees as well as monitoring their performance over time.

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HR leaders in the digital age

HR Leaders in the Digital Age

Today, HR leaders must adapt to the increasing use of automation and digital processes in the workplace. HR tools are shifting to digitally integrated platforms with analytic capabilities. Surrounded by technology advancements, HR leaders today are typically quick-learning, agile, and tech-savvy.

With the growth of the digital workplace also comes new generations with unique expectations and needs, which HR leaders must be aware of in order to train and manage employees successfully as well as have positive employee relations. 

Overseeing employees also comes with the responsibility to contribute to workplace safety and security. In the digital age, video analytics can give HR leaders an upper hand in identifying potential threats.


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Hot Vendors in Image and Video Analytics, 2019


Hot Vendors in Image and Video Analytics, 2019

Summary: In this research note, we identify 5 hot vendors that lead the way in the emerging technology, image and video analytics. Read More >

Digital HR Platforms and People Science: the New Way Forward for Managing the Digital Workforce


Digital HR Platforms and People Science: the New Way Forward for Managing the Digital Workforce
March 16, 2017

Summary: This research outlines the advanced HR and people solutions that can help automate processes and deliver great workforce experiences. Read More >

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Workplace Security And The Role Of Video Analytics
June 28, 2019

Summary: CEO Jim Lundy explores how video analytics can help prevent incidents in the workplace. Read More >

Hot Vendors in Global Mobility Management 2019

Hot Vendors in Global Mobility Management, 2019
June 19, 2019

Summary: Global Mobility Management is an emerging category the overall business process of people movement. Aragon identifies three Hot Vendors in GMM. Read More >

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23-30-Year-Olds Are Not Millennials; Introducing Generation S
June 21, 2019

Summary: This blog provides an overview of the digital age expectations and capabilities of Generation S, and why they don't fit in with millennials. Read More >