HR must consider the implications of new technology for talent development and also embrace the possibilities of new HR-related technologies. For a field focused historically on people, HR’s journey towards a world increasingly underpinned by technology and data is proving at times to be slow and complex.
Published: 18 September 2019
Whether you are managing an entirely remote team or you are supervising both remote and in-house employees, you are probably worried about the challenge of engagement and ensuring your remote employees feel part of the team.
Published: 19 August 2019
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
Published: 1 August 2019
New data published by reward management consultancy Paydata captures the turbulent recruitment and retention landscape facing HR professionals. Here Paydata ... View Article
Published: 15 July 2019
Increasingly we live in diverse communities and work in diverse work places. But does everyone feel they belong, feel valued, feel included? Do those from minority groups feel safe and believe they are treated fairly or do they feel vulnerable, made to feel outsiders and in a million subtle and not so subtle ways made to feel excluded.
Published: 8 May 2019
The dissatisfaction was most prominent in the Wales (70 percent), South West (68 percent), Scotland (67 percent), Yorkshire & Humber (64 percent), and West Midlands (60 percent) – where workers claim that employers were falling short of meeting their professional and personal aspirations.
Published: 22 March 2019
Since acquiring Absolute Corporate Events (ACE) in 2013, I have made it my mission to develop a business strategy based upon people, rather than just numbers. In the knowledge that numbers will always follow the right people. Hence, ACE is now home to some of the UK’s leading event industry professionals and the business has since experienced growth of 400 percent in the past five years.
Published: 19 March 2019
My first HR management role: Sitting in the canteen, blowing the steam off a spoonful of oxtail soup, a management trainee took a seat, just that little bit too close and, without introduction, whispered conspiratorially; “I’m bored!” Before I could form the words, “Hello, I’m Graham,” he followed up..
Published: 14 March 2019
There is no question that managing remote workers can be more challenging. Managers have to plan interactions and they miss the rapport-building “how was your weekend” moments that naturally happen when in the office together.
Published: 6 March 2019
Regardless of what happens during the meeting, viewing the space itself as a core piece of the meeting experience is an important consideration. Effective meeting room design can impact and change your entire meeting; putting attendees at ease, encouraging conversation and engineering creativity.
Published: 26 February 2019