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Carry on spying?

The primary purpose of tracking technology like bossware is to improve productivity. Assuming that employers are transparent, obtain consent and ensure that the monitoring of its staff is necessary and proportionate then bossware technology may just be the technology of the future.

Article by: Emma Gross, employment partner, Spencer West | Published: 6 January 2023

Beat the talent crunch: Strategies for leaders of deskless workplaces

It’s never been tougher to find and recruit good talent. That’s particularly the case with frontline, shift-driven (or ‘deskless’) workforces which bore the brunt of the pandemic and subsequent ‘Great Reset’, which saw many workers question the role of work in their lives. Companies have to get creative...

Article by: Nathan Miller - Humanforce | Published: 5 January 2023

What’s in store for HR and people development in 2023?

In 2023, HR leaders are likely to renew their focus on employee experience. Creating a competitive employee experience involves a range of elements, including a strong learning and development programme, reducing administrative burden for employees, and prioritising employee wellbeing.

Article by: Charles Butterworth, Managing Director, Access People and Sarah Mian, Head of Learning Content, Access Learning | Published: 5 January 2023

A Wonderful Life- there’s hope for us all

While we encourage individuals to reach out if they need help, which is important, a huge part of the mental health message is missing: to reach in and connect with others.

Article by: Dr Jan Smith | Published: 5 January 2023

Five surmountable challenges faced by today’s deskless workforce

There is no undermining that our frontline workforce is what keeps the UK running smoothly, without them the country grinds to a halt. Sandra Moran states that the recent surge in frontline, industrial action has made it clear that deskless workers need improved workplace experiences, many of which are made possible through AI lead technologies.

Article by: Sandra Moran, Chief Marketing & Customer Experience Officer (CMCXO) at WorkForce Software | Published: 4 January 2023

Contingent workforce: Potential lifeline for labour market challenges

Organisations are experiencing difficulties in attracting and retaining top talent, amidst skills shortages, an economic crisis, and layoffs. Businesses must consider leveraging different types of workers to continue operational success.

Article by: Sam Smith, President of EMEA, Magnit | Published: 4 January 2023

OUTSOURCING – A NEW ERA – OUTSOURCING 2.0 – Issue 218 – DECEMBER 2022 | Article of the Week

For as long as humans have been organising in groups, we’ve been outsourcing to some degree. When working in family groups was the norm, outsourcing was about teaming up with other families to create larger communities or tribes. As these communities expanded so did their outsourcing reach, teaming up with people further away. Outsourcing from greater distances increased in step with advancements in technology and transportation. In each case, people found they could gain much more together than on their own.


What Will 2023 Bring? Three HR Leaders Share Their Thoughts

2023 is a new year for HR teams, with new challenges and market factors putting pressure on them. What can they expect in the new year, and how can they rise above issues to provide top-quality services to employees?

Article by: Tom Cornell, Senior I/O Psychology Consultant at HireVue, Gareth Jones, Chief Product Officer at Thomas International and Burcin Ressamoglu, CEO at Sodexo Engage | Published: 3 January 2023

How to get a grip on toxic workplaces

From the Great Resignation to the Grey Resignation, quiet quitting to career cushioning, HR teams are grappling with a suite of behavioural changes which all have the power to cause significant upheaval.Quiet quitting – otherwise known as working to rule – is back ‘en vogue’

Article by: Nick Gallimore, director of innovation at Advanced | Published: 3 January 2023

Why all the mistrust and cynicism?

Is hate t.v. a sign of the times? Have we all become more cynical and what does this mean for organisations?

Article by: Blair Mcpherson | Published: 2 January 2023