Commentary and analysis

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  • Could your hiring processes be damaging your employer brand?

    14 December 2018

    In a candidate-driven market, many businesses put their trust in agencies and external recruitment partners to find the best talent. But do they know the impact these partners have on candidate experience? Juliet Eccleston, CEO of AnyGood? investigates the issues.

  • The four zones of team engagement and how to make the best of them

    13 December 2018

    Despite a huge body of research into employee engagement, little has focused on team dynamics. A team at Ashridge Executive Education has identified four zones of employee engagement in teams, but how can organisations identify these zones and use this knowledge to boost productivity?

  • Faster feedback will create a happier workplace

    10 December 2018

    Regularly assessing employee satisfaction can help create a transparent environment and allow issues to be tackled swiftly. Jim Barnett at employee engagement company Glint explains the value of getting constant feedback from staff.

  • 'Total talent management' could solve the productivity puzzle

    3 December 2018

    Faced with uncertain access to labour and the need to reskill workers in the coming years, how can organisations take a more holistic approach to workforce planning? Richard Schofield from Alexander Mann Solutions explains the benefits of such an approach.

  • Could data analytics solve the skills shortage puzzle after Brexit?

    23 November 2018

    With all the political chaos surrounding the proposed Brexit deal, it's hardly surprising that organisations feel confused about how to build their workforce strategies from 2019 onwards.

  • Building the business case for returnships

    21 November 2018

    Returnships are high on the corporate agenda as employers seek experienced talent and boost diversity. Emma Page looks at the advantages of running a returner programme.

  • Unleash Amsterdam 2018: Is HR tech ready for the future?

    1 November 2018

    Will HR tech help transform HR processes for the future workforce? Only if they are implemented in the right way, speakers at the Unleash World Conference and Expo suggested. Ashleigh Webber reports

  • The five truths HR teams need to embrace to deliver a more agile approach

    29 October 2018

    Employers and HR are told they need to be agile but how can you achieve it? David Perring outlines the 2018 findings into the realities of HR around the world from Fosway Group's annual research, in association with this week's Unleash event in Amsterdam.

  • Could a consultant help HR unravel digital innovation?

    22 October 2018

    There's an explosion of start-ups offering HR tech solutions, but how on earth can organisations keep up with the pace of innovation? Alex Cresswell from pymetrics looks at the growing trend for digital innovation consultants who help HR teams to sort the wheat from the chaff.

  • Employers should act now to mitigate job automation effect

    15 October 2018

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution is set to have a significant impact on pay, working conditions and productivity. Ashleigh Webber reports from the Acas Future of Work conference, where speakers explained what employers should prepare for.

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