Hey Alexa, what’s the head count in our finance department?
Siri, can you submit a time-off request for me?
Hey Google, who’s available to trade shifts with me next Friday?
The ability to make this type of query has long been a staple of our personal lives, but the prospect of bringing similar technology to the workplace has largely gone unrealized. That’s beginning to change as voice recognition technology has evolved and as HR industry vendors have started moving their voice–activated applications out of the demo stage and into real-world use.
Vendors, including Ceridian and IBM, now have clients using voice response as an alternative to typing on keyboards or swiping on mobile devices when conducting common HR…
Credit to Dave Zielinski for the original post.