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  • Microchipping workers: What are the moral, practical and legal implications?

    Date:
    22 August 2017

    Three Square Market, a Wisconsin-based tech company, recently became one of the first in the world to microchip staff. David Sheppard, associate at Capital Law, looks at the employment law implications of this controversial move.

  • 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.

  • Is resilience training the solution to technology overload?

    Date:
    1 October 2016

    Rapid technological advancements are transforming working patterns and increasing stress and anxiety levels. Resilience training can help, explains Mandy Rutter, psychologist and head of resilience services at Validium, a provider of psychological health services.

  • Gamification in recruitment: psychometric selection for more diverse talent

    Date:
    1 August 2016

    As companies endeavour to attract candidates with the right skills, Cath Everett looks at how gamification is helping recruiters select from a more diverse pool of talent.

  • Employee engagement: telling stories through pictures

    Date:
    18 December 2015

    Despite sites such as Instagram and Pinterest enjoying huge popularity with consumers, organisations are yet to fully embrace the power of imagery for employee engagement.

  • How a tech company inspired self-directed learning

    Date:
    14 December 2015

    Cloud services company iomart was great at building employees' technical skills, but it needed to offer more rounded training in soft skills and improve consistency of learning. Cath Everett reports on how they dealt with this challenge

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