Commentary and analysis

All items: Strategic HR

  • An employee value proposition for the future of work - is HR ready?

    17 April 2018

    As the 'war for talent' intensifies and organisations battle to stay ahead of digital transformation, HR strategies could hold the key to success in these turbulent times. David Perring, director of research at Fosway Group, highlights some of the main findings of its 2017-18 HR Realities research.

  • How to maintain company culture in an era of flexible work

    9 April 2018

    If businesses are to accept the benefits of flexibility recommended by the Taylor Review, they need to be aware of their impact on company culture. Jack Curzon from Thomson Online Benefits looks at the key issues.

  • Work hard, rest harder: should employers monitor rest time quality?

    3 April 2018

    Worried about Brexit squeezing UK productivity? One solution could be monitoring the quality of employees' rest time, writes Paul Dickinson.

  • Five Brexit risks employers should plan for

    27 March 2018

    With Brexit headlines seeming to contradict each other every day, employers lack certainty around workforce planning. Dan Peyton from law firm McGuireWoods looks at five areas where organisations can begin to make plans.

  • UNLEASH 2018: HR professionals urged to embrace rather than fear change

    23 March 2018

    If there was one consistent theme etched through this week's UNLEASH conference (formerly HR Tech World) it was not to stand still.

  • How HR can help in the battle against cyber-criminals

    21 March 2018

    Giving free rein over internet access at work does not only post reputational risks, but leaves organisations open to cyber-hackers. Alvaro Hoyos from OneLogin explains the increase in risk and how training and education can help.

  • Five ways blockchain could change the face of HR

    19 March 2018

    If you haven't heard of blockchain, perhaps you've heard of Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that uses its technology? Sam Fletcher of global executive leadership advisory firm 6 Group takes a look at how blockchain could transform the daily work of the HR department.

  • Why do so few staff feel their employer lives up to its brand?

    19 March 2018

    New research shows that only 19% of employees globally think their experience of their employer matches up to the brand image it sends out. Jo Faragher looks at how organisations can overcome this credibility gap.

  • Building executive search in-house? Six mistakes to avoid

    15 March 2018

    More organisations are looking to source talent for senior roles in-house so they can build their employer brand and save money on headhunters. But it's not always as simple as it seems, as Tim Connolly from human capital consultancy ALC explains.

  • Can we change workplace behaviour in just 21 days?

    23 February 2018

    Encouraging employees to adapt their behaviour so they can progress professionally is a sensitive, challenging task. Dan Hughes from emotional intelligence specialist JCA Global looks at how managers can support changes.

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