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Women in tech – a personal journey

Being named one of this year’s Times Top 50 Employers for Women was a proud moment for the whole business. This was our first time entering and being included achieves one of the ambitions under the Atos Gender Programme, which was to be included by 2022.

Article by: Nikki Kelly | Published: 7 August 2019

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Investigating harassment complaints

Failing to investigate a complaint can have serious consequences. It not only damages an organisation’s reputation, but it can also have serious legal consequences. So perhaps now is a good time to remind employers of the potential negative legal outcomes,

Article by: Makbool Javaid | Published: 5 August 2019

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Mobile Apps are creating new opportunities within HR technology

How often have you thought that the way performance appraisals are conducted in your office don’t give you enough opportunity to understand where you failed? Have you been regularly received complaints regarding the delays made by the HR department in accomplishing the basic tasks? 

Article by: Nirav Shastri | Published: 3 August 2019

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Navigating the legally complex world of workplace AI

The predicted shift people often speak of is how mundane tasks will be automated, leaving humans to use their intuition, creativity and imagination. That may prove simply a phase in the evolution of how, long-term, AI proves better than humans at most workplace tasks.

Article by: Michael Sippitt & Georgia Roberts | Published: 3 August 2019

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Philippines – Defining EX at Mynt

Employee experience (EX) is right at the top of the global business agenda in 2019 for the simple reason that it is delivering stunning results for brands worldwide. All business functions are getting their chance to craft and architect exceptional experiences that support people to be at their very best in work and life. When we talk about EX, we’re talking about every experience and interaction an employee has with a business. Everything. This is a broad and strategic approach that is challenging every support function, including HR, to take a stand on what really matters to a brand and ensure the EX reflects that. CONTRIBUTOR Ben Whitter 

Article by: Ben Whitter | Published: 1 August 2019

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Cultural Awareness Means Nothing Unless You Apply It

There’s a lot of noise out there about ‘cultural awareness’, there’s also a lot of great advice and insight. However, the trouble with awareness raising is always the same - we too often  stop at raising awareness and never progress to action, resulting in falling short of our potential impact

Article by: Owen Cook | Published: 1 August 2019

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How to attract, motivate and keep staff – a candidate’s view

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), predict that every time a business replaces a salaried employee, it costs 6 to 9 months’ salary. The cost of hiring a contractor can be equally high. Your hiring strategy needs to work; getting it wrong can be costly, and getting it right requires informed decisions.

Article by: Graham Smith | Published: 31 July 2019

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What turns off a new starter? The cost and disruption of bad onboarding experience

Employees often feel mislead by job descriptions. More than 25 percent of employees say that they didn't receive enough information about their job before accepting the offer. Meanwhile, only 40 percent of employees say that their current job completely reflects how the position was described during the interview.

Article by: Ronni Zehavi | Published: 30 July 2019

The priceless value of mentoring

Workers across all industries recognise that having a mentor can help them to upskill and set goals, but just 13 per cent currently has one, according to a new Opinium Research study commissioned by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)

Article by: Mark Farrar | Published: 27 July 2019