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2013 Human Resource Trends and Predictions
Feb 25, 2013 Published in content
Keywords: HR, HR articles, HR india, hr new, HR trends, HR2013, human resource trends

How Social Media will change HR-World in 2013?

Cloud computing, social media and mobile have significantly affected human resource (HR) technology trends in 2012. According to the 2012 HR Technology Conference, more and more HR managers will be using technology to achieve business objectives in 2013. They will integrate social media technologies to recruit, develop and engage employees.

New Revolution in CV-making?

2013 will witness the death of resume. Your traditional resume will be replaced by your personal brand. Recruitment Company or managers  will get to know about you by:
  1. the top ten searches on your name on Google, 
  2. the number of twitter followers you have, 
  3. the size and quality of recommendations you have on LinkedIn, 
  4. your Klout score etc. Your Klout score will become a measurable currency and it will find an important position on your resume. It may even help you get your next promotion. recently advertised a position that listed “a Klout score of 35 or over” as one of the key ‘desired skills’ for a community manager position. 

New Role of HR-Managers in the Interactive Environments

HR managers have understood the importance of employee engagement and will be focusing more and more on boosting engagement among the employees in 2013. The companies are creating interactive environment where they can engage employees through internal social networks. Companies are letting employees share their badges earned by completing various modules on social media networks.

How Critical-Technologies will shape HR in 2013?

More and more companies will be investing in software as a service (SaaS) for HR business function in 2013. HR Managers are now shifting to cloud-based products. “SaaS adoption is already at very high levels, and really now companies will choose SaaS first. Basically it becomes a perquisite for any kind of solution they look at in HR,” as per Mr Paul Hamerman, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research Inc.

Woodapple’s Interactive HR Services helping organisations

Woodapple Interactive Pvt Ltd provides social media management, and Intranet Content solutions to its client for increasing employee engagement. Woodapple helps sharing the top management perspective to the vast no of emplyees through engaging and interactive way of social media. Some of the major clients who took benefit of this new and interactive social media use of HR technique, are Tata OneWorld, Maruti Udyog Ltd, GE Capital, ABC Consultants etc.

More interesting research about Woodapple’s social media services.

Most important events in HR 2013

National Events
  1. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Rajasthan is organizing the 6th Edition of its annual flagship event HR Conclave on February 15-16, 2013 at SMS Function Centre, Sawai Ram Singh Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan. The theme of HR Conclave 2013 is "Future Ready HR: New Trends in Human Capital Management".
International Events
  1. Cape Peninsula University of Technology is hosting its first International Conference, ‘Leadership and Management in Projectified Industry South Africa (LAMIPISA)’ on April 1-4, 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. The focus is on leadership and management in project driven industries.
  2. Emerging Markets HR Summit is being organized on October 2-4, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. It is an excellent opportunities to join the International HR Community, hear the key note speeches, and case studies and get to know about new trends in emerging markets in HR.

Other interesting 2013 Industry Trends articles to read on Woodapple Blog:

By Jamal Amir
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