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  • HR needs to improve people analytics skills to gain credibility

    Date:
    8 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    HR's attempts to adopt people analytics are "increasingly failing", according to a global leadership survey published by DDI

  • Government approach to teacher retention 'sluggish and incoherent'

    Date:
    1 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    The Department for Education (DfE) must get a grip on teacher retention to avoid a crisis in English classrooms, according to a report by the Public Accounts Committee.

  • Insider threats: How an IT security company keeps itself safe

    Date:
    29 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    How does an IT security company ensure its own employees don't pose a risk? With insider threats on the rise in companies, close collaboration between HR and info-security departments is key, according to Forcepoint CHRO Kristin Leary.

  • Public sector HR: Why digital transformation is so vital

    Date:
    26 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Are local authorities ready for Government 2.0? Roisin Woolnough looks at how public sector employers are responding to the push to go digital and the role of HR in doing so.

  • Can you predict which candidates will be the most engaged employees?

    Date:
    24 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Employers can now assess and hire those job candidates who are most likely to be engaged - a vital area for employers trying hard to maintain employee motivation and productivity, writes David Barrett.

  • Corbyn vows to end public sector outsourcing

    Date:
    19 January 2018
    Type:
    News

    Jeremy Corbyn yesterday vowed to end public sector outsourcing in the wake of the collapse of support services giant Carillion.

  • How health insurance can help employers compete in the race for talent

    Date:
    18 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Employees' expectations of how their employer will support their physical and mental health are growing. Sheldon Kenton from Bupa considers how employers can ensure they're offering the right mix of health benefits to their globally mobile workforce.

  • Why robots should 'report to' HR

    Date:
    8 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The rise of artificial intelligence in the workplace poses a little-discussed question - wouldn't it be better if the HR department, not the programmers, oversaw robots? Rob Mettler suggests the idea is not as bizarre as it sounds.

  • People analytics: Six essential HR metrics for 2018

    Date:
    5 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With HR professionals identifying data and analytics as a top priority area for the profession, new analysis from XpertHR Benchmarking reveals six essential HR metrics for 2018.

  • Human capital: How to stop productivity going at a snail's pace

    Date:
    14 December 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The ONS reports that UK productivity levels lag behind our international partners. How can employers make the most of their human capital to move this forward? Executive coach Sarah Sweetman offers some pointers.

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