With U.S. unemployment rates remaining at historic lows, and more jobs available than there are people to fill them, U.S. workers are leveraging healthy economic conditions to become more active in their job searches, according to Gartner.
67 percent of business leaders agree their company must become significantly digitalized by 2020 to remain competitive, and they are looking for HR leaders to lead this transformation, according to Gartner.
Facebook named new leaders for some of its main divisions, including the core social network, WhatsApp and Messenger, in the biggest management reshuffling since the company’s founding, according to Bloomberg.
Ericsson announced changes to the group structure and its Executive Team. A Business Area Emerging Business is created to increase focus on innovation and new business development, with initial focus on IoT and within distributed cloud solutions.
Indian software-outsourcing giant Infosys named outsider Salil S Parekh as CEO, ending the company’s search for a new leader after previous head Vishal Sikka quit following criticism from a group of founders, according to Bloomberg.
The outstanding efforts of Bosch IT head Elmar Pritsch and his team have not gone unnoticed. The trade journals CIO and Computerwoche named the 48-year-old executive “CIO of the year” in the large company category at its gala in Munich.
Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman and CEO Kwon Oh-hyun is stepping down after more than three decades at the company, saying that he’s making way for new leadership amid a corruption trial surrounding the de facto chief, according to Bloomberg.
Adel B. Al-Saleh (53) will become new Member of the Board of Management at Deutsche Telekom and CEO of T-Systems on January 1, 2018. Adel succeeds Reinhard Clemens, who will, as was already announced, leave DT.
HT Management Board member Marija Felkel emphasizes the need for constant investing in knowledge and education, and the strongest domestic telecom operator is constantly doing it. She notes that development programs derive from the needs of the business realized through the HT Academy, Technical, and Marketing, enable our employees to inspect the latest trends and achievements in these segments.
Ericsson has appointed Niklas Heuveldop to be Head of Market Area North America, effective September 12, 2017. In addition to his current role as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Technology & Emerging Business, he has also been Acting Head of Market Area North America since May 2017. He will now, on a permanent basis, lead the organization of approximately 11,500 employees in serving Ericsson’s customers in the United States and Canada with industry-leading technology and services.
Alphabet Inc. is forming a new holding company designed to finalize its evolution from Google, the web search giant, into a corporate parent with distinct arms that protects individual businesses in far-flung fields like health care and self-driving cars, according to Bloomberg.