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We all know the role of HR is in flux in response to the tremendous transformation nearly every industry has undergone over the past three years.
While it may seem like the challenges are stacked against you, Eightfold AI’s new Chief People Officer, Darren Burton, believes that HR teams can drive massive talent transformation. A former CHRO for professional services at KPMG, Burton strongly believes in the power of data- and AI-enabled transformation, saying it can significantly impact employee engagement, retention, and business outcomes.
Burton recently joined our podcast to talk about talent transformation. Here’s what he had to say about how modern HR leaders can use data-driven insights to step into the role of business champions.
From business facilitators to business champions in the boardroom
Starting from where we are now, HR leaders have the greatest opportunity yet to map their work to the strategic success of their organizations.
Darren Burton, Chief People Officer of Eightfold AI
Throughout his 25-year career, Burton said he’s seen a shift in the expectations of HR leaders from filling the need for talent to being more of a strategic business champion. This means making intelligent decisions on how to attract, engage, and move