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 In HR we trust?

The results point to HR departments are winning the battle, with employee experience rating highly for almost all questions asked: 56 percent of respondents say they regard HR as a trusted partner in staff and employer issues whereas only 23 percent said they did not trust HR

Article by: Claire Williams | Published: 7 March 2019

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Visualisation: the key to unlocking the true value of unstructured data 

What’s more, because unstructured data is far more accessible and easier to share than structured data, it poses a significant risk in terms of vulnerability from cyber-attacks. With unstructured data spread across an organisation’s infrastructure and different devices in many different forms, it’s easy picking for hackers.

Article by: Andy Richardson | Published: 6 February 2019

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Half of boards are unhappy with HR analytics  

At a time when HR wants to play a more strategic role in the business, this represents a significant challenge for organisations. Despite dissatisfaction being high, action is planned within the industry. More than three quarters (76 percent) of organisations are planning to increase investment in HR technology as a whole.

Article by: Brenda Morris | Published: 27 January 2019

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HR’s key challenges for 2019

Workplaces will finally wake up to the importance of being more environmentally friendly, while establishing a culture of psychological safety will also become key as we try to combat the rise of imposter syndrome that affected 62 percent of UK adults only in 2018.

Article by: Chieu Cao | Published: 8 January 2019

Can global mobility survive the Brexit bubble?

The big question being asked in the sector, especially by HR and recruitment teams, is: “How much more difficult a UK independent of the EU will make international assignments and international talent management in the future?” A survey was carried out with professionals across Europe who work for companies offering international assignments - the very people whose working lives could be most affected by Brexit.

Article by: Phil Smith | Published: 27 December 2018

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HR Horror Stories to haunt your Halloween

HR departments will have plenty of experience dealing with annoying inconveniences and issues with an organisation’s employees, from frequent queries about holiday entitlement, sickness and absence, to grievance procedures, to people not following correct processes. But sometimes these issues can have more catastrophic consequence.

Article by: Maddy Keating | Published: 30 October 2018

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Is HR Dead? Why old HR doesn’t work and how to change it

Is HR Dead? Why old HR doesn't work and how to change it before it is dead in the water? Let me start by saying that I am passionate about HR and the profession (and I really do mean that) and through my research on where HR is today and what it needs to do in the future.

Article by: Glenn G Jones | Published: 14 October 2018

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The Netherlands – Dutch health care in crisis

The Dutch health care sector faces many challenges: less young people enter the health care sector, the Dutch overall population is getting older and as a consequence there is an increase in the work pressure on the health care personnel, an increase in the amount of violence with as a result a decrease in client and employee satisfaction.

Article by: Anouk ten Arve, Annemieke Roobeek, Jacques de Swart and Myrthe van der Plas | Published: 29 August 2018


Life’s ups and downs

Did you know more than 7 billion elevator journeys take place every day? However, according to a recent survey by thyssenkrupp Elevator and YouGov, there is not much conversation taking place in them as more than two-thirds (66 percent) of people won’t speak a word during their journey.

Article by: Luis Ramos | Published: 27 July 2018

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Five HR Mistakes to avoid as the business grows

The priority for new business owners is almost always maintaining and expanding the fledgling SME, and whilst building a trusted team is usually an integral part of this undertaking, the finer points of hiring, firing, and otherwise dealing with staff members are sometimes viewed as issues that can be dealt with as they present themselves.

Article by: Jenny Farnfield | Published: 27 January 2018