A natural disaster. An active shooter. A turbulent political situation in a foreign country where your organization does business. No crisis is exactly alike, but leadership is always crucial to guiding an organization through the unthinkable or unimaginable. So how can we prepare for the unknown? This week we speak with Eric McNulty, co-author of […]
About Meghan M. Biro
Like most people who gravitate toward HR, Meghan loves people. Early in her career, Meghan realized she was a rare people person who understood tech. As a high tech recruiter, Meghan worked with hundreds of companies, from early-stage startups to global brands like Microsoft, IBM and Google. Meghan founded TalentCulture in 2008 to lead a conversation about the future of work with her peers in HR and leadership. These days, she is consistently included in lists of top online influencers and writes about HR tech and talent management at Forbes.com, SHRM.org and a variety of other media outlets. Her career background spans recruiting, tech, marketing, branding and digital media. As an HR tech analyst, author and brand strategist, Meghan is sought after for her ideas about the future of work, is a regularly featured speaker at global business conferences, and serves on boards for leading HR and technology brands.
Articles by Meghan M. Biro
Your organization needs rock stars to thrive, but finding the candidates who will take your organizations from the backyard battle of the bands to sold-out arenas is more difficult than it looks. In fact, we might have the idea of who is a “rock star” completely wrong. So what does a “rock star” look like […]
Remote work is a hot topic these days, and many people dream of working from home. And why shouldn’t you? Who wouldn’t want to keep their pajamas on, stroll over to their laptop and work from the convenience of home? And did I mention the savings in gas money? If only it were that simple. […]
Here’s one thing all of us agree on about the future of work: It would be great if it didn’t involve mean people. But, sadly, mean people aren’t going away, so what can we do about them to make both our work lives and our personal lives better? It’s a question all of us have […]
Keeping up with regulations can be a real challenge, but there are solutions and best practices that HR organizations can use to stay on top of everything they need to know. This week on #WorkTrends, host Meghan M. Biro talks with compliance attorney Shanna Wall of Poster Guard about how organizations can stay on top of compliance issues.
Artificial intelligence has fast become an essential part of HR operations, but what does it mean for the future of HR? TalentCulture’s Meghan M. Biro breaks down how AI will fundamentally transform HR — and why ultimately the human in “human resources” will never go away.
Think about all the transformations sweeping HR right now: AI, automation, the hottest talent market in decades. Keeping track of it can be exhausting. But if you’re hoping for a break, I’ve got bad news for you: There’s more coming. In fact, this week’s guest, Brent Colescott, senior director of business strategy and transformation at […]
Change is inevitably coming, so why put it off? Mark Stelzner, founder of Inflexion Advisors, weighs in on why your HR team should start embracing change today.
Fall conference season is fast approaching, and you know what that means: It’s time to figure out which HR tech vendors you need to make face time with. Of course, your HR tech BFFs here at #WorkTrends have you covered. In this special episode we talk to leaders from nine of the hottest HR tech […]
Over the past decade, we’ve seen big changes in HR — so many that I’d say that now we’re the corporate cool kids’ table. It’s a crazy thing to say about HR, but the amazing advances in HR tech have given us some amazing, shiny new tools that have transformed our jobs and made us […]
Quick — tell me your organization’s story. If you can’t do that then you’ve got a problem, says Tiffany Sauder, founder and president of marketing agency Element Three. In today’s candidate-driven employment market, employer branding is more important than ever, and businesses that can’t tell their story in an authentic, meaningful way run the risk […]
These days, many organizations are on a journey to become more diverse and inclusive. But how can we as individuals go on our own journey — and help our organizations too? Those are big questions, but thankfully we’ve got some big thinkers here to help us work through them. This week on #WorkTrends we’re joined […]
Unconscious bias plays a large role in the hiring process, but with the HR tech revolution in full swing, recruiters are finally armed with the tools they need to one day eliminate bias from the process. But what about the biases we aren’t as aware of? How can we become more cognizant of them, and […]
Look at your company’s org chart. Since you’re reading this, odds are you’re comfortably nestled in HR, and marketing is somewhere far away. The marketers at your organization have one job, and you have yours. Perhaps you meet up a bit to think about recruitment or engagement, but your jobs are separate, right? Not really, […]
We’ve all had those moments. You’re sitting at your desk, frustrated with your job, wondering just why your coworkers seem so happy. Are they crazy? Are you? Well, maybe a few of them are, but they can’t all be. That revelation sent Dethra Giles on a journey of self-discovery, and by the end of it, […]
It seems kind of crazy that “employee experience” has only now become a buzzword in our industry. I mean, don’t we all want to work in the best environment possible? But even if it’s taken a while to make it into the lexicon, the concept of employee experience is here to stay. So how does […]
Video may have killed the radio star, but it’s doing the exact opposite for the recruitment process — it’s making it stronger and more dynamic. We’re seeing the rise of video in all aspects of recruiting, from branding and marketing to the interview process itself. There’s a lot to sort through, and it can be […]
Citrix and The Economist have teamed up for a study called “The Experience of Work.” Meghan M. Biro breaks down the findings about how technology can help productivity and engagement and what HR leaders can take away from the study.
Your benefits are missing the target if employees don’t engage with them. Meghan M. Biro offers four strategies for making sure your benefits programs succeed in engaging employees.
We all want to work at an organization with a great culture, but how can you build your own? Sprinklr Chief Culture and Talent Officer Diane Adams joins #WorkTrends to break it all down.
Here’s a bit of irony: When we think of health care we don’t often think of health or wellness; we think of insurance to help us cope with illness and injury. We also think of the process of dealing with those benefits — which on many occasions will include wait times, filling out forms, juggling […]
As we in HR know, AI is more than just a topic Common raps about in Microsoft commercials. Ready or not, it’s the future of work — and it’s coming quicker than we think. So how can your organization adopt and embrace AI solutions while also making sure that these technological imperatives don’t overwhelm your […]
Who’s ready for SHRM 2019? I know I am. I can never turn down a trip to Las Vegas, but more importantly — nerd alert! — I can never turn down the chance to connect with HR professionals and dive head-first into the amazing, progressive conversations so many are having about our industry. This week […]
In just a couple of weeks I’m headed to Vegas! And not just to gamble and lounge by the pool — although I’m very good at that. If it’s June in Las Vegas, it means SHRM Annual, the world’s biggest HR conference. I’m on the #SHRM19 blogger team, and I’ll be documenting my experience on […]
Yassmin Abdel-Magied says she changed the appearance of her headscarf one day and noticed that people on the street began to look at her differently. This experience with the power of unconscious bias was the basis for Abdel-Magied’s moving TED Talk, and it’s one of many moments that she says led her on the path […]