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  • Number of employers planning to recruit rises to five-year high

    Date:
    14 May 2018
    Type:
    News

    There will be strong growth in the demand for labour in the second quarter of 2018, according to the CIPD, with near-term employment expectations rising to a five-year high.

  • The machines are starting to talk: How HR will gain from voice technology

    Date:
    14 May 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    As consumers we're now used to conversing with Siri or Alexa, but how will the proliferation of this technology in the workplace support wellbeing and engagement? Andrew Wayland from Alexander Mann Solutions predicts immense benefits from the rise of voice technology at work.

  • Major sporting events and special events survey 2018

    Date:
    11 May 2018
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research looks at employers' arrangements for managing the impact of major sporting events and other special events when they coincide with working hours.

  • Podcast: Gender pay gap reporting - what we can learn from the first wave of reports

    Date:
    11 May 2018
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss the key findings from the first tranche of gender pay gap reports and tips for employers preparing the 2019 report.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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