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  • Technology to drive gig-style working for Tesco staff

    Date:
    8 May 2018
    Type:
    News

    Tesco is implementing new technology which could see its employees working with levels of flexibility more associated with gig economy companies such as Uber. Rob Moss reports on the supermarket's plans to optimise its workforce.

  • Can AI bridge the confidence gap for women in senior positions?

    Date:
    27 April 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    It's well known that men tend to overestimate their abilities while women under-sell themselves when applying for roles - just one of many cultural factors influencing the gender pay gap. Could artificial intelligence help overcome this challenge? Alex Cresswell examines how AI could help.

  • HR roles and responsibilities 2018 survey: Key metrics

    Date:
    27 April 2018
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our 16th annual survey of HR roles and responsibilities reports on key metrics for the profession, including whether or not they are used to assess the effectiveness of the HR function.

  • Don't believe the gig economy hype, says Matthew Taylor

    Date:
    24 April 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The view that full-time employment is in retreat and will be subsumed by the gig economy is not borne out by the facts, Matthew Taylor argued at a recent conference. Cath Everett listened in and gauged reactions to his ideas.

  • Employee engagement survey 2018

    Date:
    24 April 2018
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research examines the key factors that influence employee engagement and the most effective ways of measuring and improving it.

  • Jobseekers more likely to apply to big brands

    Date:
    18 April 2018
    Type:
    News

    Organisations with low brand awareness are likely to get overlooked by jobseekers, according to Glassdoor, with candidates 40% more likely to apply for a job at a business they recognise than one they do not.

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

    Date:
    17 April 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Performance appraisal policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Updated to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.

  • Workforce happiness weakened by overwork and lack of development

    Date:
    11 April 2018
    Type:
    News

    Overall workforce happiness is being dragged down by a lack of training and development opportunities for lower-skilled workers and high levels of stress among middle managers, according to the CIPD.

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

    Date:
    9 April 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

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