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.
If there was one consistent theme etched through this week's UNLEASH conference (formerly HR Tech World) it was not to stand still.
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.
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.
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.
Workday's VP of product strategy for EMEA, Mark Judd, used to be one of the cloud-based software vendor's customers. Now he's advising HR and IT professionals on how to invest in HR technology to achieve true business transformation. He speaks to Personnel Today about the customer-supplier relationship.
Unconscious bias can stop us making the best recruitment and progression decisions at work, but what if some or all of the processes involved were automated? Robert Bolton, partner at the Global HR Centre of Excellence at KPMG in the UK, examines the potential for technology to help employers shake off discrimination.
Last week's HR Tech World conference in Amsterdam unveiled some of the latest thinking on HR technology trends, but keynote speaker Arianna Huffington also had a message on the benefits of switching off.
The key issue behind the recent troubles at Ryanair was a failure to plan for pilots' leave. Why do so many organisations still rely on outdated systems to manage such important aspects of their business, asks Chris McCullough.
How is the world of work changing? Perhaps more importantly, how do staff perceive it to be changing? ADP president Don McGuire shares the software company's large-scale annual research findings of employees' attitudes to work.
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