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  • Artificial intelligence: Could an algorithm rid us of unconscious bias?

    Date:
    16 November 2017

    Unconscious bias can stop us making the best recruitment and progression decisions at work, but what if some or all of the processes involved were automated? Robert Bolton, partner at the Global HR Centre of Excellence at KPMG in the UK, examines the potential for technology to help employers shake off discrimination.

  • Why your digital workforce needs on-the-job learning

    Date:
    15 November 2017

    How can learning and development professionals keep pace with workers who need to be up to speed with new technologies and approaches? PluralSight's Julian Wragg argues that we need a more agile model for on-the-job learning.

  • Does employee surveillance improve or impair performance?

    Date:
    8 November 2017

    Employee surveillance is becoming ever more pervasive in the workplace. New technologies make it easier to monitor employee performance and behaviour. Ian MacRae and Toni-Ann Murphy look at some of the potential problems.

  • Workplace by Facebook: How collaboration platforms are changing the way we work

    Date:
    25 October 2017

    It's been a year since social media giant Facebook launched its first foray into workplace communication. Ajai Seghal shares how The Chemistry Group uses Workplace and the impact he believes the collaboration tool and platforms like it will have on our working lives.

  • Ryanair troubles: why lag behind when you can schedule ahead?

    Date:
    19 October 2017

    The key issue behind the recent troubles at Ryanair was a failure to plan for pilots' leave. Why do so many organisations still rely on outdated systems to manage such important aspects of their business, asks Chris McCullough.

  • Finance and HR: It is time to collaborate

    Date:
    17 July 2017

    HR and finance are used to operating in silos, but marrying the two functions can bring major benefits to businesses. Kavitha Sivasubramaniam looks at how and why a collaborative approach could be the start of a happy, lifelong partnership.

  • Technology is disrupting work, but what do staff think?

    Date:
    1 July 2017

    How is the world of work changing? Perhaps more importantly, how do staff perceive it to be changing? ADP president Don McGuire shares the software company's large-scale annual research findings of employees' attitudes to work.

  • The future of HR: Embrace technology, but stay human

    Date:
    11 May 2017

    Balancing HR technology with a commitment to doing good for society is critical to the future of HR. Michael Carty reports from last month's Westminster Employment Forum conference.

  • Research highlights realities of HR transformation

    Date:
    2 November 2016

    Business agility has emerged as a key driver in the technology transformation of HR, according to research among senior HR professionals in Europe.

  • Team building: treasure hunts for the digital age

    Date:
    11 October 2016

    If, when you hear "treasure hunt", you hark back to Anneka Rice's popular 1980s game show, you are not alone. We look at treasure hunts in the digital age.

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