Erin Osterhaus

About the Author

Erin Osterhaus is the managing editor of The New Talent Times, a Software Advice blog. When she's not writing about up-and-coming trends in HR, she's reading novels or traveling to exotic locations (or both). Feel free to connect with her at http://www.linkedin.com/pub/erin-osterhaus/12/425/671 or erin@softwareadvice.com.

3 Key Predictions For the Human Resources Department of 2020

Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 13. Our regular content will return next Monday. First of two parts The human resources department is doomed. There is no viable future for the HR function, and HR professionals will inevitably be replaced by software….

3 More Key Predictions For the HR Department of 2020

Second of two parts Editor’s Note: For Part 1, see 3 Key Predictions for the Human Resources Department of 2020. 4: HR will utilize analytics and Big Data to augment its value In-house HR professionals will need to embrace analytics and “big data” to become strategic leaders in their companies. Gyutae Park, head…

3 Key Predictions For the Human Resources Department of 2020

First of two parts The human resources department is doomed. There is no viable future for the HR function, and HR professionals will inevitably be replaced by software. At least that’s what some are saying. They’re wrong. Without a doubt, software is changing how HR functions. But rather than spell the end of…

Unlimited Vacation? For a Lot of Companies, This Makes a Lot of Sense

A small but growing number of companies have done away with “fixed-number-of-days” vacation policies, instead giving employees – with the approval of their managers – the freedom to decide when and for how long to take time off. These companies have, in essence, an “unlimited” paid time off (PTO) policy. Of course, this…