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  • Five ways blockchain could change the face of HR

    Date:
    19 March 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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?

    Date:
    19 March 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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

    Date:
    15 March 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • University cleaners to strike against outsourcing

    Date:
    15 March 2018
    Type:
    News

    University cleaners, porters and receptionists are expected to walk out next month after a near unanimous vote in favour of industrial action.

  • Skills-based volunteering can boost employee engagement

    Date:
    24 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    With younger employees increasingly believing business should be a force for good, Bruce McCombie from Pilotlight looks at how skills-based volunteering could help drive engagement.

  • Can we change workplace behaviour in just 21 days?

    Date:
    23 February 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Why the right benefits can help in the new war for talent

    Date:
    13 February 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Employee experience has become a watchword for employers looking to recruit and retain the best staff and avoid high turnover. But they need to do more than offer juice bars and gym memberships, according to Jack Curzon of Thomson Online Benefits.

  • 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.

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